The Employee Development Fund (EDF) provides funding for professional growth and development through participation in coursework that provides academic college credit; continuing education activities, Including professional conferences, seminars, and workshops; or work skills, computer and technical training.
EDF Job Aid
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.
For questions related to the Tuition/Education Reimbursement Program, please send your inquiries to EDFunds@das.ohio.gov. Business hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.
Employee Development Fund
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