Nonpublic School Newsletter

Nonpublic School Newsletter

Ohio Resident Educator Program updates


Years 3 and 4 planning

Additional guidance documents to help program coordinators and school administrators plan for the implementation of the Ohio Resident Educator Program for Resident Educator cohorts in years 3 and 4 are now available on the Resident Educator Web page in the Plan section. Click on the Requirements link.

  • Planning and Implementation Guide: Years 3 and 4
  • Resident Educator Summative Assessment FAQs
  • Resident Educator Program Roles and Requirements (updated document)

Countdown to Resident Educator Summative Assessment

  • Field test: 2012-2013
  • Recruitment of assessors: May 2013
  • Assessment revisions (based on field test): summer 2013
  • Assessor training: late summer through fall 2013
  • Online facilitation training: late summer through fall 2013
  • Launch date: fall 2013
  • CORE registration (including the summative assessment): Sept. 1-Nov. 15, 2013

Year 2 professional development planning

As a reminder, program coordinators may have Resident Educators begin the second year of residency in the fall. Both the Year 2 Professional Development Planning Guide: Part I and Part II and a voiceover PowerPoint can assist program coordinators in their planning for Year 2 Resident Educators. The guide and PowerPoint can be found on the Resident Educator Web page in the Plan section. Click on the Requirements link.

Required mentor training for new mentors

Instructional Mentoring (IM) and Resident Educator-1 (RE-1) trainings are required for mentor certification. Registration for both trainings is now open. Use “IM” and “RE-1” in the keyword search options in STARS.

Advanced mentor training opportunities

The Educational Service Center of Central Ohio is now offering the advanced mentor training, Data Beyond the Numbers, online. Click here for registration information.

End-of-year reporting requirements

The process for end-of-year reporting will open in CORE May 13, 2013. Program coordinators are required to provide confirmation in CORE that all Year 1 and/or Year 2 program requirements (including the Formative Progress Review) have or have not been completed by June 30, 2013.

Contact information

Resident Educator Web page:
Resident Educator Program:
Office of Educator Licensure: 1 (877) 644-6338 or