Training and tests are now available 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) is administering the re-calibration process. To successfully complete re-calibration, which is required every two years, teacher evaluators must take three hours of online training and principal evaluators must take two hours of online training. Both teacher and principal evaluators also need to pass the appropriate tests. More information is available on the department’s website.
ODE's Office of Professional Conduct submits an annual report to the State Board of Education. The Annual Report for 2013 will assist readers in understanding professional conduct initiatives of the office and of ODE.
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.
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: