(A) An applicant for a certificate to teach or renewal of a certificate to teach must submit to the division an application in the manner approved by the board.
(B) No later than sixty days prior to the expiration of a certificate to teach, the division shall notify each certificate holder of the certificate's scheduled expiration date and a mechanism for renewal.
(C) There shall be no fee for an initial or renewal application for a certificate to teach.
(D) A fee may be imposed for an application for reinstatement of a certificate to teach.
(E) An application that is not filled out in the manner as specified on the application will be deemed incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be considered and will be returned to the applicant with the notation that the application is incomplete.
(F) An applicant who has pled guilty to, had a judicial finding of guilt for, or had a judicial finding of eligibility for treatment and/or intervention in lieu of conviction for any offense listed in rule 4765-8-01 of the Administrative Code must, at the applicant's expense, submit with the application a certified copy of the judgment entry from the court in which the conviction occurred, a civilian background check from the bureau of criminal identification and investigation (BCI&I), and a certified copy of the police report or law enforcement agency report, if applicable. Subject to the discretion of the division, failure to submit this documentation will render the application incomplete.