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Proposed New Pathway for Career-Technical Educator Licensure

The Ohio Department of Education’s Office of Career-Technical Education and Center for the Teaching Profession are proposing a new pathway for career-technical educator licensure for candidates with business and industry experience. This proposed pathway will replace the current Alternative Resident Educator Program for Workforce Development. We are asking that career-technical educators review the proposed competencies for educators who would follow this pathway by completing the survey at the link below before it closes on May 2.


Registration now open for Rhodesology 101

Rhodesology 101, a summer program offered by Rhodes State College, offers a variety of learning opportunities for middle-grade students.


Trumbull Career and Technical Center student receives prestigious award

Stephanie Walton, student at Trumbull Career and Technical Center, was awarded the Aspirations in Computing Award from the National Center for Women & Information Technology.


Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation Combined Plan

As part of the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), all states are required to submit a combined workforce plan by March 2016.


School Counselor Standards adopted; evaluation framework on horizon

The State Board of Education has approved the adoption of Ohio Standards for School Counselors. The Educator Standards Board and the department led the development of these standards this year per state law that also requires the State Board to adopt a standards-based framework for evaluating school counselors by May 31, 2016. By Sept. 30, 2016, each school district board of education must adopt a school counselor evaluation policy in accordance with the framework and state law. 

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