3301-24-20 Alternative resident educator license for teaching world languages in grades prekindergarten to twelve.

(A) A four year alternative resident educator license, valid for teaching the world language named in such license in grades prekindergarten to twelve, shall be issued to an individual who is deemed to be of good moral character and who evidences meeting the requirements specified in paragraph (A) of this rule:

(1) A bachelors degree from an accredited institution of higher education;

(2) A minimum of twenty-four semester hours (thirty-six quarter hours) of coursework in the world language to be taught, with a grade point average of at least 2.5 related to that coursework. Coursework shall be well distributed across the content area and show increasing depth and complexity and include advanced coursework in the content area. Extensive work experience directly related to the area to be taught may be considered towards fulfillment of the requirements specified in paragraph (A)(2) of this rule by the Ohio credential review board established under section 3319.65 of the Revised Code.

(3) Successful completion of the intensive pedagogical training institute established under section 3319.26 of the Revised Code , or a summer training institute that has been approved by the chancellor of the Ohio board of regents puruant to section 3319.26 of the Revised Code, in order to receive instruction in the principles and practices of teaching for individuals seeking an alternative resident educator license (information available at education.ohio.gov);

(4) Successful completion of the state board of education required examination for teacher licensure that measures content knowledge of the world language to be taught.

(B) The holder of an alternative resident educator license for teaching a world language in grades prekindergarten to twelve shall meet the requirements specified in paragraph (B) of this rule as a condition of continuing to hold the license:

(1) Participate in the four year Ohio resident educator program (information available at education.ohio.gov);

(2) Show satisfactory progress in taking and successfully completing at least twelve additional semester hours (eighteen quarter hours) of professional education coursework, from a college or university approved to prepare teachers, in the principles and practices of teaching, student development and learning, pupil assessment procedures, curriculum development, classroom management and teaching methodology, or show satisfactory progress in taking and successfully completing a professional development program that has been approved by the chancellor of the Ohio board of regents pursuant to section 3319.26 of the Revised Code;

(3) In the second year of teaching under the alternative resident educator license, take the state board of education examination for teacher licensure that measures professional knowledge;

(C) Eligibility for a professional educator license. A professional educator license shall be issued to the holder of an alternative resident educator license for teaching a world language in grades prekindergarten to twelve upon successful completion of the requirements specified in paragraph (C) of this rule:

(1) Four years of successful teaching experience under the alternative resident educator license as verified by the employing superintendent;

(2) Successful completion of the four year Ohio resident educator program (information available at education.ohio.gov);

(3) Successful completion of the twelve additional semester hours (eighteen quarter hours) of professional education coursework, from a college or university approved to prepare teachers, in the principles and practices of teaching, student development and learning, pupil assessment procedures, curriculum development, classroom management and teaching methodology, or show satisfactory progress in taking and successfully completing a professional development program that has been approved by the chancellor of the Ohio board of regents pursuant to section 3319.26 of the Revised Code;

(4) Successful completion of a three semester hour course in the teaching of reading in the content area; and

(5) Successful completion of the state board of education examination required for teacher licensure that measures professional knowledge.

(D) A four year alternative resident educator license for teaching a world language in grades prekindergarten to twelve may be extended by the Ohio department of education on a case by case basis in order to enable the license holder to complete the four year Ohio resident educator program.

Effective: 04/25/2013
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/29/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3301.07 , 3319.26
Rule Amplifies: 3319.26
Prior Effective Dates: 2/14/11