Request for Professional Development Funding

Staff Professional Development is a core value of the College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services. Each CECH Staff Employee is eligible for up to $500 per fiscal year. These funds do not accumulate over years, and need to be approved, allocated and spent by May 31st. All requests for funding are reviewed and approved by the employee’s supervisor and the College Business Officer. Applications should be made in accordance with all College and University regulations and policies.

Suggested ways to use your Professional Development funds:      

  • Formal degree programs at the University of Cincinnati
  • Courses at the University of Cincinnati not covered under the Tuition Remission Program (e.g., LinkedIn Learning, Communiversity, OLLI, HR Academy, Manager Academy)
  • The pursuit of certificates, accreditations or other credentials through educational programs
  • Books or publications needed for educational pursuits
  • Seminars and workshops
  • Attending and/or presenting at local, regional, national or international meetings, conferences, or workshops sponsored by professional organizations
  • Organizational memberships or dues
  • Keeping up with technology, systems or processes to better your position
  • Learning about new developments in your field

Please have the required signatures applied to the Professional Development Funding Signature Form and email the form to John Schwartz.