Rule 3301-73-03 | Definitions.
(A) State board under this chapter means the Ohio state board of education.
(B) Superintendent under this chapter means the superintendent of public instruction or his/her designee as determined by the superintendent.
(C) Department under this chapter means the Ohio department of education as defined in section 3301.13 of the Revised Code.
(D) District under this chapter means all school districts as described under Chapter 3311. of the Revised Code, educational service centers, community schools, STEM schools, college preparatory boarding schools, county boards of DD, chartered non-public schools, preschool programs or any other future school chartered by the department.
(E) Respondent under this chapter means an educator, as defined under paragraph (I) of this rule, subject to action under section 3319.31 of the Revised Code.
(F) Parties under this chapter means the Ohio department of education and the respondent as defined under paragraph (E) of this rule.
(G) License under this chapter means the same as the term license as defined in division (A) of section 3319.31 of the Revised Code.
(H) Disciplinary action under this chapter means a final disposition of an investigation by any professional licensing entity in this state or another jursidiction. This can include, but is not limited to, a letter of admonishment, consent agreement, suspension, revocation, permanent revocation, limitation, denial or permanent denial of a license, or the voluntary surrender or voluntary denial of a license.
(I) Educator under this chapter means any person holding, or having held, any license, certificate, or permit issued by the department or any person applying for any license, certificate, or permit issued by the department.