Rule 3301-24-15 | Provisional educator license for teachers in STEM schools.
(A) A two-year provisional STEM educator license issued under section 3319.28 of the Revised Code shall be issued to an individual who is deemed to be of good moral character, who has been engaged as a teacher by a STEM school, and who is eligible pursuant to division (A) of section 3319.28 of the Revised Code.
(B) A provisional STEM educator license issued under this rule may be renewed once upon recommendation of the employing STEM school, evidence of the individual making adequate progress in an approved apprenticeship program, and evidence of the individual making adequate progress toward a five-year professional educator license per requirements under section 3319.22 of the Revised Code.
(C) Educational service centers offering structured apprenticeship programs under section 3319.28 of the Revised Code may demonstrate to the Ohio department of education that their program meets the standards contained in division (C) of section 3319.28 of the Revised Code. The department of education will maintain a list of educational service centers who provide structured apprenticeship programs that meet the requirements under that section.
(D) Upon successful completion of the requirements specified in divisions (D)(1) to (D)(3) of section 3319.28 of the Revised Code, an individual holding a two-year provisional educator license for teaching STEM may apply for a five-year professional educator license in the same subject area named in the provisional license.