Rule 3301-24-28 | Interim License.
(A) As used in this rule, "core subject area" has the same meaning as in section 3319.074 of the Revised Code.
(B) Beginning July 1, 2019, the Ohio department of education shall issue a one-year license valid for teaching a core subject area, excluding intervention specialists, in a public or chartered nonpublic school in any of grades pre-kindergarten to twelve. The license may be renewed one time. The department shall not issue a license under this rule that is valid on or after July 1, 2021.
(C) The department shall issue an initial license under this section at the request and recommendation of the superintendent of the employing school district or the governing body of the employing school to an individual who meets the following conditions:
(1) Has a bachelors degree from an accredited institution of higher education;
(2) Has at least two years of teaching experience in any of grades pre-kindergarten to twelve;
(3) Successfully completes an examination prescribed by the state board of education in the subject area that will be taught;
(4) Has not previously held a provisional license, resident educator license, alternative resident educator or professional educator license.
(D) To renew a license issued under this section, the applicant shall provide to the department verification of one of the following:
(1) The applicants enrollment in an educator preparation program at an institution of higher education approved under section 3333.048 of the Revised Code;
(2) The applicants progress toward completing a training institute described in division (C)(2) of section 3319.26 of the Revised Code to qualify for an alternative resident educator license;
(3) The applicants progress in completing coursework determined by the department to be necessary to qualify for a teaching license issued under section 3319.22 of the Revised Code.
(E) An individual issued a license under this section, upon expiration of the license, may apply for a resident educator license or professional educator license issued under section 3319.22 of the Revised Code or an alternative resident educator license issued under section 3319.26 of the Revised Code, provided the individual has completed all requirements for the applicable license.