TechCred - Second Application Period OPEN NOW- One Week Left to Apply!

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One Week Left to Apply! - Deadline: January 31, 2020!

The second funding period for TechCred, a program that connects businesses with the talent they need, is still open., including 219 new approved credentials!

Through TechCred, businesses can identify the specific qualifications they need and employees they want to upskill toward a more advanced position. In partnership with Clark State Community College, the employer can apply online to be reimbursed up to $2,000* of training costs upon completion of a credential.

Credentials can be customized to fit your needs, the new credentials were all approved from employer submitted applications during the first round of funding. Contact us today to discuss customized needs and let us assist you with the information needed to apply.

*$2,000 per employee, up to $30,000 total available per funding round. 


At Clark State, we offer more than 125 different degree, certificate and noncredit training programs in some of today's most in-demand career fields. This includes several that will qualify for TechCred reimbursement, including  -

Electrocardiography Certificate
Healthcare Information Technology

Business Technology
Microsoft Office Specialist
SQL Server Querying Data with Transact-SQL
Adobe Creative Suite

Information Technology
Cyber Security Short Term Technical Certificate
Technical Support Short-Term Technical Certificate
Network Administration Short-Term Technical Certificate
Web Development Departmental Certificate
CompTIA Network+
CompTIA Security +
Java Programming
Google Analytics

Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Short-Term Technical Certificate
Industrial Maintenance Short-Term Technical Certificate
Computer-Aided Design Departmental Certificate
Robotics Departmental Certificate
CNC Technical Machine Operator Noncredit Training

Does your workforce need a different credential or training?

Work with us to submit an application customized to fit your needs for TechCred funding review. Employers can request a credential be added to the eligible list.


 More information, including a full list of credentials, can be found by visiting

The online application period ends January 31, 2020. TechCred is a competitive, merit-based program.

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TechCred fulfills a commitment made by Governor DeWine and Lt. Governor Husted to fund the completion of 10,000 microdegrees each year in aid in closing the skills gap for growing technology jobs. 

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