House Bill 362 passed the Ohio legislature on June 3 bringing changes to the Ohio Teacher Evaluation System for the 2014-2015 school year and beyond.
On June 4, the Ohio General Assembly passed the Mid-Biennium Review, which contains a variety of key education measures. This analysis, prepared by the Ohio Legislative Service Commission, includes summaries of the provisions that will become law when signed by Gov. Kasich. The column “As Reported by Conference Committee” represents the version that was passed by the General Assembly June 4.
Training and tests will be available in June, rather than mid-May as previously announced, for educators who need to update their credentials as evaluators for the Ohio Teacher or Principal Evaluation Systems. The National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET), which will administer the re-calibration process, will send notification of the training’s opening date to evaluators who have valid email addresses in the NIET registration system.
4/28/14 - End-of-year reporting for the Ohio Resident Educator Program begins June 1. Program coordinators are required to enter program completion criteria in Connected Ohio Records for Educators (CORE) by June 30, for each registered resident educator. Criteria reported in CORE verify that each resident educator:
The process to request $350 funding for each first-year resident educator working in a public district, chartered community school, educational service center, career center or joint vocational school is open in the state’s CORE system. The deadline to submit a resident educator program funding request is June 30.