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10/14/2015

October 14, 2015 Resident Educator program update posted

A new edition of the Resident Educator Program Update, posted here, provides important information for program coordinators, school leaders, mentors, facilitators and resident educators. 

Inside readers will find articles regarding CORE registration, the mentoring years, the RESA, and deadlines and important dates.

Thanks to all who are supporting Ohio’s teachers through this important program.


10/7/2015

Guidance now available to help districts verify all coaching permit trainings

On Oct. 14, school district e-signers will begin confirming that applicants for coaching permits have valid trainings or certifications in all four required areas. To assist with these efforts, the department has prepared a guidance document: 


8/13/2015

Budget Bill Made Changes to Teacher Evaluation for 2015-2016

State law (Ohio House Bill 64) brought changes to the Ohio Teacher Evaluation System for the 2015-2016 school year and beyond. The bill extends safe harbor provisions for educators who use value-added ratings from state tests for the student growth measure portion of their evaluations. The legislation also modifies the alternative framework, one of two models districts must choose from when evaluating teachers and principals.


7/17/2015

Resident Educator Program changes for 2015-2016 announced

The department is currently revising the Resident Educator Web pages to reflect changes made in the 2015-2016 state budget bill — and to include streamlined tools and resources. Please note that a new overview of program revisions for 2015-2016 is posted here — and that there will be new and updated materials and Web pages later this summer.  


6/19/2015

June 19, 2015 Resident Educator program coordinator update posted

A new edition of the Resident Educator Program Update, posted here, provides important information for program coordinators, mentors, facilitators and resident educators. 

Inside readers will find articles regarding the changing of program materials used in the past – as well as a free online resource, Mentor Refresh, that program leaders will want to review individually or as a group.

Thanks to all who are supporting Ohio’s teachers through this important program.

 


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