3325.04 Employment of teachers.

The superintendent of the state school for the deaf and the superintendent of the state school for the blind, with the approval of the superintendent of public instruction, shall, for their respective schools and subject to the rules and regulations of the civil service, employ suitable teachers, nurses, and other help necessary to provide the proper instruction and care for the pupils under their jurisdiction. No individual hired on or after the effective date of this amendment as a classroom teacher at the state school for the blind shall be permitted to retain employment as a teacher at the school unless prior to the date of such hiring, or within one year of that date, the individual completes at least two courses of instruction in braille at an institution of higher education or demonstrates equivalent competency in the use of braille to the satisfaction of the superintendent of the state school for the blind.

Effective Date: 08-29-1991