3333.048 [Effective 9/17/2014] Educator preparation; Metrics and programs.

(A) Not later than one year after October 16, 2009, the chancellor of the Ohio board of regents and the superintendent of public instruction jointly shall do the following:

(1) In accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code, establish metrics and educator preparation programs for the preparation of educators and other school personnel and the institutions of higher education that are engaged in their preparation. The metrics and educator preparation programs shall be aligned with the standards and qualifications for educator licenses adopted by the state board of education under section 3319.22 of the Revised Code and the requirements of the Ohio teacher residency program established under section 3319.223 of the Revised Code. The metrics and educator preparation programs also shall ensure that educators and other school personnel are adequately prepared to use the value-added progress dimension prescribed by section 3302.021 of the Revised Code or the alternative student academic progress measure if adopted under division (C)(1)(e) of section 3302.03 of the Revised Code.

(2) Provide for the inspection of institutions of higher education desiring to prepare educators and other school personnel.

(B) Not later than one year after October 16, 2009, the chancellor shall approve institutions of higher education engaged in the preparation of educators and other school personnel that maintain satisfactory training procedures and records of performance, as determined by the chancellor.

(C) If the metrics established under division (A)(1) of this section require an institution of higher education that prepares teachers to satisfy the standards of an independent accreditation organization, the chancellor shall permit each institution to satisfy the standards of any applicable national educator preparation accrediting agency recognized by the United States department of education.

(D) The metrics and educator preparation programs established under division (A)(1) of this section may require an institution of higher education, as a condition of approval by the chancellor, to make changes in the curricula of its preparation programs for educators and other school personnel.

Notwithstanding division (E) of section 119.03 and division (A)(1) of section 119.04 of the Revised Code, any metrics, educator preparation programs, rules, and regulations, or any amendment or rescission of such metrics, educator preparation programs, rules, and regulations, adopted under this section that necessitate institutions offering preparation programs for educators and other school personnel approved by the chancellor to revise the curricula of those programs shall not be effective for at least one year after the first day of January next succeeding the publication of the said change.

Each institution shall allocate money from its existing revenue sources to pay the cost of making the curricular changes.

(E) The chancellor shall notify the state board of the metrics and educator preparation programs established under division (A)(1) of this section and the institutions of higher education approved under division (B) of this section. The state board shall publish the metrics, educator preparation programs, and approved institutions with the standards and qualifications for each type of educator license.

(F) The graduates of educator preparation programs approved by the chancellor shall be licensed by the state board in accordance with the standards and qualifications adopted under section 3319.22 of the Revised Code.

Cite as R.C. § 3333.048

History. Amended by 130th General Assembly File No. TBD, SB 3, §1, eff. 9/17/2014.

Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.184, HB 555, §1, eff. 3/22/2013.

Added by 128th General AssemblyFile No.9, HB 1, §101.01, eff. 10/16/2009.

Note: This section is set out three times. See also § 3333.048 , effective until 9/17/2014.