3301-21-07 Evaluation of two-year colleges approved to prepare individuals for associate licensure.

(A) The state board of education shall provide for the evaluation of two-year colleges desiring to prepare individuals for associate licensure, and shall approve such two-year colleges that meet or exceed the requirements for a college to be approved to prepare individuals for associate licensure as specified in rule 3301-21-05 of the Administrative Code. All colleges approved to offer associate licensure programs shall be evaluated at least once every seven years to determine compliance with rule 3301-21-05 of the Administrative Code.

(B) The evaluation shall include an on-site review conducted by a team composed of persons representing the specific licensure program area, professional education faculty, a representative from the Ohio department of education serving as a non-voting member, and one individual representing both the Ohio education association (OEA) and the Ohio federation of teachers (OFT).

(C) The evaluation shall be conducted in accordance with Ohio department of education guidelines, which shall include the following provisions:

(1) Provision for the two-year college that is to be evaluated to receive advance notification of the dates of the evaluation;

(2) Presentation of evidence by the two-year college for review by the evaluation team;

(3) Procedures that will be followed by the on-site evaluation team;

(4) Procedures for delivering a final report of the findings to the unit administrator of the associate licensure program, the academic dean or provost, and the president of the college.

(D) Each two-year college shall be provided an opportunity to respond to any evaluation team finding.

(E) The results of the evaluation and any reconciliation shall be considered by the Ohio educator standards board in the development of recommendations to be submitted to the state board of education.

(F) Any two-year college adversely affected by the evaluation process may appeal such findings pursuant to Chapter 119. of the Revised Code.

Replaces: 3301-21-07

Effective: 04/25/2009
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 04/25/2014
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3301.07 , 3319.22 , 3319.23
Rule Amplifies: 3301.51 , 3319.23
Prior Effective Dates: 7/1/87