(A) School districts shall administer an in-service training program in compliance with procedures established in section 3319.073 of the Revised Code. The in-service training program shall include curriculum in the areas established by section 3319.073 of the Revised Code. A school district may develop its own curriculum or adopt/adapt the curriculum developed by the department.
The department's curriculum can be accessed at education.ohio.gov by entering into the search box "safety and violence prevention training."
(B) School districts and educational service centers shall maintain records of staff participation in the in-service training program.
(C) School districts and educational service centers may apply to the department of education for an in-service training program grant to reimburse all or part of the cost of in-service training pursuant to this rule. Such applications must be filed with the department of education in accordance with the application deadline established by the department. The department of education shall grant funds within the limits of the appropriation provided by the general assembly.
(D) Applications for in-service training program grants shall include but not be limited to: Project description of the focus and time-span of in-service provided; the number, job title and years of employment for school employees participating in the in-service training; and documented costs incurred by the school district in providing the in-service training program. The department of education may request additional information from the district as required.
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 08/06/2013 and 10/27/2018
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3301.07, 3319.073
Rule Amplifies: 3313.666, 3319.073
Prior Effective Dates: 6/13/98