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About EDF

The  Employee Development Fund (EDF) provides funding for professional development through participation in coursework that provides academic college credit; continuing education events, including professional conferences, seminars, and workshops; or work skills, computer and technical training.


  • Employee Development Fund contacts, eligibility requirements, application policy document.


Program Manager:
Vincent Williams
Talent Development Program Manager

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

Employee Development Fund Job Aid

Exempt Employees EDF Policy


Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) EDF Policy


Ohio State Troopers Association (OSTA) EDF Policy


State Council of Professional Educators OEA/NEA EDF Policy


SEIU District 1199 EDF Policy


Employee Development Fund Appeal

Any employee who has been denied approval for use of Employee Development Fund (EDF) may appeal to the manager of the Employee Development Fund.  Click on the link below for a copy of the EDF Appeal Form, fill in the fields and follow the directions at the top of the form then submit to EDFund@das.ohio.gov. If the appeal is denied by the manager the employee may appeal to the administrator of the Ohio Department of Administrative Services’ Human Resources Division, Office of Learning and Talent Development. The administrator’s decision will be final.


Click here for a copy of the Appeal Form. 

Contact Information

For questions related to the Tuition/Education Reimbursement Program, please send your inquiries to EDFund@das.ohio.gov. Business hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.