TechCred Unveiled; Signup Begins Oct. 1

Lt. Gov. Jon Husted, who oversees the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation, this week launched the innovative, new TechCred program, which aims to enhance Ohio’s skilled workforce by reimbursing employers who help current or new employees earn industry-recognized, technology-focused credentials.

Because boosting Ohio’s manufacturing talent pool is a key goal of the program, here are some important details for OMA members:

The OMA was a strong supporter of the provision in Ohio’s new two-year budget that appropriated $30 million to support this credentialing program. The state intends to fund 20,000 credentials over the next two years. For questions regarding TechCred, use this email address. 9/25/2019