Once the state board of education adopts professional development standards pursuant to section 3319.61 of the Revised Code, the board of education of each school district shall use the standards for the following purposes:
(A) To guide the design of teacher education programs serving both teacher candidates and experienced teachers;
(B) To guide school-based professional development that is aligned with student achievement;
(C) To determine what types of professional development the school district and the schools within the district should provide;
(D) To guide how state and federal funding for professional development should be spent;
(F) To guide the school district in the hiring of third-party providers of instructional services who use or meet the professional development standards;
(G) To guide all licensed school personnel in developing their own plans for professional growth.
Effective Date: 06-09-2004