DC 37 Education Fund Classes
Effective, January 1, 2011, the District Council 37 Education Fund will only reimburse for job-related Civil Service and Continuing Education courses or for undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate courses offered by U.S. affiliated educationally accredited institutions and programs as specified in the U.S. Department of Education Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs (http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/). The Fund will also reimburse for conferences or test preparation courses that are taken to pass a test for professional license or certification or for New York State registration (i.e. Social Workers, Engineers, Architects) as a condition of employment. Please note: Examination and Certification fees are not reimbursable.
To be eligible, a member must be a full-time per annum employee in a title covered by Fund training agreements. Part-time employees include some covered titles of the Department of Education and College Assistants who work a minimum of 17 ½ hours per week or 70 hours per month are covered.
Members should read “Frequently Asked Questions” for answers to most of their Tuition Reimbursement questions. Additionally, members should read the “3. – Application Procedure” section of the application before completing and sending in the application. Incomplete applications will not be processed.
- Frequently Asked Questions—effective September 2017
- Tuition Reimbursement Application (PDF)
- Tuition Reimbursement Financial Aid Statement (PDF)
For more information about eligibility and how to apply, call (212) 815-1663 or (212) 815-1664.