Section 3319.319 | Release of information obtained during an investigation of an educator.
The appointing or hiring officer of a school district or school located in Ohio or another state may request from the department of education any report the department has received under sections 3314.40, 3319.313, 3326.24, 3328.19, or 5126.253 of the Revised Code regarding an individual who is under consideration for employment by the district or school. If the department has received a report under any of those sections regarding the individual, the department shall provide the contents of the report to the requesting officer. Upon provision of the contents of the report to the requesting officer, the department shall notify the officer that the information provided is confidential and may not be disseminated to any other person or entity.
If the department provides the contents of a report to an appointing or hiring officer under this section, the department shall document the information provided in the record of any investigation undertaken pursuant to section 3319.311 of the Revised Code based on the report. Such documentation shall include a list of the information provided, the date the information was provided, and the name and contact information of the appointing or hiring officer to whom the information was provided.
Last updated September 13, 2021 at 9:52 AM
Available Versions of this Section
- September 30, 2021 – Enacted by House Bill 110, 134th General Assembly [ View September 30, 2021 Version ]