Transforming Education in Ohio

“Train up a child in the way he should go;
even when he is old he will not depart from it.”
– Proverbs 22:6

About Us

Sustained Through Membership

When your school joins the Ohio Christian Education Network, you contribute to strong advocacy for public policy in Ohio that ensures Christian schools like yours can flourish.

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give and receive life-changing opportunities

You have the potential to give an Ohio student a life-changing opportunity to attend a high-quality Christian school that might be unaffordable to his or her family. Take advantage of Ohio’s SGO tax credit by making a contribution today to the OCEN Scholarship Granting Organization.

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For Students

Students enrolled in OCEN SGO participating schools may apply for a scholarship that makes attending a school with a biblical worldview more affordable.

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OCEN membership is vital to our school. Their work is critical, their communication is timely, and the partnership helps our school to be more strategic.

Sharla Elton, MBA, CMA, CSCA
Heritage Christian School




In a short time, OCEN has proven to be a highly effective and well-respected organization – fully capable of effectively representing our mission, while providing services that are essential to our success. I strongly recommend membership without hesitation.

Dr. Cy Smith
Superintendent, Mansfield Christian School
ASCI State of Ohio Representative
President, Greater Cleveland Christian Schools Admin. Assoc.


Support the Backpack Bill

The Backpack Bill is innovative education reform that ensures Ohio funds students, not bureaucracy. It ensures that all Ohio students are eligible for a taxpayer-funded scholarship that goes wherever they go, if they opt into the program. Tell lawmakers to support families, students and schools by supporting the Backpack Bill!

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Advocates for school choice & religious freedom

The Ohio Christian Education Network (OCEN) protects the religious liberty of Christian schools and ensures every family in Ohio has access to a gospel-centered education.

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