Start-up Grants Available for Teachers New to OCLRE Programs

Interested in starting an OCLRE program in your classroom? OCLRE wants to help!

Teachers in schools meeting the federal definition of "High Need" (e.g. at least 30% Free/Reduced Price Lunch) qualify for up to $1,000 of expenses to bring any OCLRE program to your classroom.

Fellowship Grants Cover:

  • Professional development for teachers
  • Program books/materials
  • Program fees/registration
  • Transportation for students to culminating activity
  • Substitute teacher fees (for PD day, culminating activity)
  • $200 Teacher stipend


To apply, download the 2018 Fellowship Application here and submit via e-mail to Please note, the fellowship does require administrator signature.


Questions? Feel free to email or call 614-485-3510.


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