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Section 3319.285 | Alternative military educator license.


(A) As used in this section:

(1) "Eligible military individual" includes any of the following:

(a) An active-duty member of any branch of the United States armed forces;

(b) A veteran of any branch of the United States armed forces who separated from service with an honorable discharge;

(c) A member of the national guard or a member of a reserve component of the United States armed forces;

(d) A spouse of a member or veteran described in division (A)(1)(a), (b), or (c) of this section.

(2) "Teacher" has the same meaning as in section 3319.09 of the Revised Code.

(B) The state board of education, in consultation with the chancellor of higher education, shall adopt rules to establish an alternative military educator license for eligible military individuals. The rules shall ensure that eligible military individuals can obtain an educator license to work as a teacher in a public school on an expedited timeline. The rules shall allow eligible military individuals to apply leadership training or other military training toward requirements for college coursework, professional development, content knowledge examinations, or other licensure requirements.

(C) The state board may work with the credential review board created under section 3319.65 of the Revised Code to determine the types of military training that correspond with the educational training needed to be a successful teacher.

Last updated September 13, 2023 at 11:39 AM

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