ODE's Office of Professional Conduct submits an annual report to the State Board of Education. The Annual Report for 2015 will assist readers in understanding professional conduct initiatives of the office and of ODE.
The latest issue features important tips and reminders to help electronic signers with their review of licensure applications. Click here to view the articles.
The U.S. Department of Education has released for public comment a set of proposed regulations to give states clarity in rethinking their accountability, data reporting, and consolidated state plans. This marks an important step along the path to implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) in a way that allows the law to live up to its potential as a tool for enhancing educational excellence and equity.
The department has loaded the principal composites as default scores into the electronic Teacher and Principal Evaluation System (eTPES). Superintendent may access through their SAFE accounts individualized Principal Value-Added Composite Reports to assist them in confirming the accuracy of those principal composite scores and completing principal and assistant principal evaluations this year. The reports include composite scores based on value-added measures from the building where the principals and assistant principals served in these roles during the 2014-2015 school year.
Through a memorandum of understanding with Taiwan’s Ministry of Education, the Ohio Department of Education invites new and experienced licensed elementary and middle school teachers to apply to the Teaching in Taiwan program. The selected educators teach English to students in Taiwan for one academic year. Teaching contracts are from 10 to 11 months, depending on the placement.