Lawriter - OAC - 3301-23-44 Temporary and substitute licenses.

3301-23-44 Temporary and substitute licenses.

(A) Temporary pupil services license. A temporary pupil services license may be issued upon the request and recommendation of an employing superintendent of a city, local, exempted village, or joint vocational school district, educational service center, or the governing authority of a chartered nonpublic school or community school, to an individual who is deemed to be of good moral character and who meets the qualifications as specified in this paragraph provided the vacancy has been posted for two weeks and no properly licensed and suitable candidate has been identified by the employing district:

(1) School audiologist - currently valid license to practice audiology issued by the Ohio board of speech-language pathology and audiology;

(2) School social worker - currently valid license to practice social work issued by the Ohio counselor, social worker, and marriage and family therapist board;

(3) School speech-language pathologist - currently valid license to practice as a speech-language pathologist issued by the Ohio board of speech-language pathology and audiology;

(4) School nurse - currently valid license to practice as a registered nurse issued by the Ohio board of nursing and a baccalaureate degree;

(5) School psychologist - limited to individuals enrolled in school psychologist preparation programs, while completing the program internship;

(6) School counselor -

(a) A temporary school counselor license may be issued to an individual who holds a currently valid standard teaching certificate or professional teaching license, who is enrolled in an approved school counselor preparation program, and who demonstrates an understanding of each of the following as documented by the institution approved to prepare school counselors:

(i) Professional identity

(ii) Social and cultural diversity

(iii) Human growth and development

(iv) Career development

(v) Helping relationships

(vi) Group work

(vii) Assessment

(viii) Research and program evaluation

(b) A temporary school counselor license may also be issued to an individual who holds a currently valid license to practice as a counselor from the Ohio counselor, social worker, and marriage and family therapist board who is enrolled in an approved school counselor preparation program; or.

(7) Interpreter for the hearing impaired - limited to individuals enrolled in a program leading to licensure in interpreting for the hearing impaired.

(B) Renewal of a temporary pupil services license. A temporary pupil service license may be renewed upon the request and recommendation of an employing superintendent of a city, local, exempted village, or joint vocational school district, educational service center, or the governing authority of a chartered nonpublic school or community school, by an individual who is deemed to be of good moral character; has completed an additional six semester hours of coursework in an approved program leading to licensure in the area; and holds a currently valid license issued by the respective Ohio licensure board for the temporary school speech-language pathologist license, the temporary school nurse license, the temporary school social worker license, and the temporary school audiologist license.

(C) Temporary teaching license for military science. A temporary military science teaching license for teaching in a junior reserve officer training corps (JROTC) program may be issued upon the request and recommendation of the employing superintendent of a city, local, exempted village, or joint vocational school district, educational service center, or the governing authority of a chartered nonpublic school or community school, to an individual who is deemed to be of good moral character and who is determined by the hiring authority to have the necessary skills to serve in this capacity.

(D) Substitute teaching licenses. A one-year or five-year substitute teaching license may be issued to qualified individuals upon the request and recommendation of an employing superintendent of a city, local, exempted village, or joint vocational school district, educational service center, or the governing authority of a chartered nonpublic school or community school.

(1) Substitute teaching license. A substitute teaching license shall be issued to an individual who is deemed to be of good moral character by the hiring authority and holds a post-secondary degree, except as otherwise outlined in paragraph (D)(2) or (D)(3) of this rule. Substitute teaching licenses shall be issued as follows:

(a) Applicants who hold a post-secondary degree in education will be issued a substitute teaching license valid for teaching in all subject areas and teaching fields.

(b) Applicants who hold a post-secondary degree in a subject area that aligns with a teaching field as determined by the Ohio department of education and aligns with the applicant's post-secondary degree will be issued a license in that teaching field.

(c) Applicants who hold a post-secondary degree in a subject area that is unrelated to any teaching field will be issued a substitute teaching license with a non-designated teaching field.

(2) Substitute career-technical workforce development teaching license. A substitute career-technical teaching license shall be issued to an individual who is deemed to be of good moral character by the hiring authority and has the appropriate education and experience, consistent with division (F) of section 3319.229 of the Revised Code based upon a review of criteria established by the Ohio department of education. The holder of a substitute career-technical workforce development teaching license issued under this provision may work for an unlimited number of school days.

(3) Substitute interpreter license for the hearing impaired. A substitute license for interpreter for the hearing impaired is not a substitute teaching license covered under section 3319.226 of the Revised Code since it does not require a post-secondary degree. Consistent with section 3319.22 of the Revised Code, a substitute interpreter license for the hearing impaired may be issued to an individual who is deemed by the hiring authority to have the necessary skills to serve in the capacity of educational interpreter. The holder of a substitute license for interpreter for the hearing impaired license issued under this provision may work for an unlimited number of school days.

(4) Renewal of a substitute teaching license. A one-year or five-year substitute teaching license may be renewed upon the request and recommendation of an employing superintendent of a city, local, exempted village, or joint vocational school district, educational service center, or the governing authority of a chartered nonpublic school or community school.

(E) All coursework required by this rule shall be completed at an institution approved to grant the associate or baccalaureate degree by the Ohio department of higher education or the equivalent if completed outside the state.



Effective: 4/25/2019
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 10/23/2022
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3319.22, 3301.07
Rule Amplifies: 3319.22
Prior Effective Dates: 04/20/1999, 01/01/2003, 03/24/2006, 02/22/2008, 03/24/2013, 11/02/2017