Section 3319.262 | Standards and requirements for obtaining nonrenewable four-year initial early college high school educator license.
(A) Notwithstanding any other provision of the Revised Code or any rule adopted by the state board of education to the contrary, the state board shall adopt rules establishing standards and requirements for obtaining a nonrenewable four-year initial early college high school educator license for teaching grades seven through twelve at an early college high school described in section 3313.6013 of the Revised Code to any applicant who meets the following conditions:
(1) Has a graduate or terminal degree from an accredited institution of higher education in a field related to the subject area to be taught, as determined by the department of education;
(2) Has obtained a passing score on an examination in the subject area to be taught, as prescribed by the state board;
(3) Has experience teaching students at any grade level, including post-secondary students;
(4) Has proof that an early college high school intends to employ the applicant pending a valid license under this section.
An individual licensed under this section shall be subject to sections 3319.291 and 3319.39 of the Revised Code. An initial educator license issued under division (A) of this section shall be valid for teaching only at the employing school described in division (A)(4) of this section.
(B) After four years of teaching under an initial early college high school educator license issued under this section, an individual may apply for a renewable five-year professional educator license in the same subject area named in the initial license. The state board shall issue the applicant a professional educator license if the applicant attains a passing score on an assessment of professional knowledge prescribed by the state board. Nothing in division (B) of this section shall be construed to prohibit an individual from applying for a professional education license under section 3319.22 of the Revised Code.
Available Versions of this Section
- November 2, 2018 – Enacted by Senate Bill 216, 132nd General Assembly [ View November 2, 2018 Version ]