3319.225 Temporary educator license for superintendent or other administrator.

(A) No temporary educator license shall be issued under this section for employment as a principal after the effective date of the rules prescribed by division (A) of section 3319.27 of the Revised Code. No temporary educator license shall be issued under this section for employment as a superintendent or in any other administrative position except principal after the effective date of the rules prescribed by division (B) of section 3319.27 of the Revised Code.

(B) Notwithstanding sections 3319.01 and 3319.22 of the Revised Code, the board of education of any city, local, or exempted village, or joint vocational school district, or the governing board of any educational service center may request the state board of education to issue a one-year temporary educator license valid for being employed as a superintendent, or in any other administrative position, to an individual specified by the district board. The state board of education may issue the educator license if the requesting district board has determined both of the following:

(1) The individual is of good moral character;

(2) The individual holds at least a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher education in a field related to finance or administration, or has five years of recent work experience in education, management, or administration. A one-year temporary educator license is valid only in the district whose board requested the license. An individual holding such a license may be employed as a superintendent or in any other administrative position in such district. The state board of education may renew such license annually upon request of the employing district.

Effective Date: 06-09-2004