Educator Conduct Hearings

If the State Board of Education intends to suspend, limit or revoke an educator's license or deny an educator's application for licensure, the educator has the right to request an administrative hearing to challenge the State Board's intended action.

Following are disciplinary hearings that are currently scheduled:

APRIL 2017

Case Name Hearing Date* Hearing Time
In the matter of
Charles E. Babb
4/11/17 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 pm.
In the matter of
Jeffrey P. Freeland
4/18/17 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
In the matter of
Timothy D. Roberts
4/25/17 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

MAY 2017

Case Name Hearing Date* Hearing Time
In the matter of
Barbara J. Preston
5/8 to 5/12/17 and
5/15 to 5/19/17
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
 
In the matter of
Alison C. Richard
5/11/17 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
In the matter of
Jay G. Arbaugh
5/16/17;
5/17/17; and
5/18/17
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

June 2017

Case Name Hearing Date* Hearing Time
In the matter of
Deborah A. Hartwell
6/6/17 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
In the matter of
Jawan Olajuwon
6/13/17 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
In the matter of
Charlotte Powell
6/21/17;
6/22/17; and
6/23/17
6/21: 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
6/22: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
6/23: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
In the matter of
Jamie L. Obbey
6/22/17 and
6/23/17
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

JULY 2017

Case Name Hearing Date* Hearing Time
In the matter of
Donald W. Kirker
7/20/17 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
 


*All hearing dates are subject to change.

Unless otherwise noted, hearings are held at the Ohio Department of Education, 25 S. Front Street, Columbus OH 43215.

All hearings are open to the public, however, the hearing officer may close the hearing to protect compelling interests and rights or to comply with statutory requirements.

Anyone planning to attend a hearing should contact the Office of Professional Conduct (OPC) at 614-466-5638 in advance of the hearing to receive information regarding identification required to access the hearing location. At that time, OPC will verify whether there have been changes to the hearing schedule.

Last Modified: 4/24/2017 9:53:57 AM