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1/18/2017

Consistently high-performing teacher designation impacts professional license renewal requirements

With adoption of State Board of Education language defining consistently high-performing teachers, certain educators with professionallead professional or senior professional teaching licenses may not need to complete additional coursework or equivalent continuing education credits to renew their educator licenses. An educator who meets the State Board definition of consistently high-performing teacher is exempt from the additional coursework requirement for the renewal of a professional educator license for the next renewal cycle. Beginning the afternoon of Jan. 18, the CORE licensure application will ask each local professional development committee chair or co-chair to indicate whether or not an applicant meets the eligibility criteria. Read more here.


1/13/2017

New Child Licensing and Quality Rating System launches on Jan. 30

Preschool and school age child care programs that the Ohio Department of Education oversees will use a new program licensing and quality rating system beginning on Monday, Jan. 30.
 
The new system allows external users to control and maintain who in their organization has access. To be ready for the Jan. 30 launch, please set up roles now for those in your district or school who work with these programs. Click here for instructions.

For general questions regarding the new system or setting OEDS roles, please contact the Office of Early Learning and School Readiness at (614) 752-1151 or or email OELSR.licensing@education.ohio.gov for preschool or SACC licensing role questions or SUTQ@education.ohio.gov for Step Up To Quality role questions.


1/12/2017

Blizzard Bags offer Fun Reading Activities for Winter

Most of us are hoping for only light snow this winter, but INFOhio is helping prepare for the worst with INFOhio’s Blizzard Bags for K-12.


1/10/2017

​Jan. 10, 2017 Resident Educator Update is online

See the latest resident educator news as well as quick tips for RESA candidates by clicking here to read all articles in this edition. 


1/5/2017

Trauma-informed Care Summit | May 1-2, 2017

Save the Date: Trauma-informed Care Summit | May 1-2, 2017

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