Lt. Governor Jon Husted announced the results of the March round of TechCred, the 13th round of the program. 42 Ohio employers were approved for funding, resulting in Ohio employees earning up to 4,121 technology-focused credentials.
This most recent round puts the program on pace to reach and exceed the 20,000 credential goal for this fiscal year funded through the state operating budget. This is the second application period in a row that more than 4,000 credentials were approved for funding. Ninety-five new employers joined the program for the first time this round.
The current TechCred application period opened on May 2nd and will close on Tuesday, May 31st at 3:00 p.m. Businesses with employees who have completed their approved TechCred training should complete the reimbursement process at TechCred.Ohio.gov.
With the recent approvals, a total of 1,822 Ohio employers have been approved for funding through the TechCred program, supporting the earning of 40,824 tech-focused credentials by employees.
Learn more about the program at TechCred.Ohio.gov.