Free, online PD through ODE’s Learning Management System (LMS) available

Through the Ohio Department of Education’s LMS, educators have access to free courses and professional development opportunities, available anytime and anywhere.


The LMS provides a variety of free courses and professional development on important state education initiatives. Featured courses include:

For a full listing of current courses, click LMS Courses Chart


These professional development opportunities are available to any educator with an active Ohio, prekindergarten – 12, Department-issued license or permit or who has submitted an application for a State of Ohio education credential and who has fully set-up their OH|ID account*.


To register and access these online courses, follow the three steps in the infographic below.

Informational card about the Learning Management System

After opening the LMS application through your OH|ID account, use the Course Catalog link found on your LMS homepage to browse and register for courses.

Alternatively, you may also access your OH|ID account here.

*If the learning management system application is not an available application in your OH|ID account and you have an active license or have submitted your application for a license, please be sure you have completed the steps to fully connect your account to all education applications:

To fully connect your OH|ID account, please complete the Department of Education Profile Setup application if that application is appearing in your OH|ID portal, but the learning management system (LMS) application is not. It may connect immediately and the LMS application will be available by searching in your Dashboard or it can take up to 24 hours to connect (please allow 24 hours for the connection to occur). If the LMS application is not available after waiting 24 hours, please contact for additional assistance.