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:


JUNE 2016

Case Name Hearing Date* Hearing Time
In the matter of
Christopher A. Qualls
6/1/16 and
6/2/16
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
In the matter of
James N. Longo
6/7/16 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
In the matter of
Linda G. Hensley
6/8/16 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
In the matter of
Donald E. Gray
6/9/16 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
In the matter of
Paul Baatz
6/10/16 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
In the matter of
James Mosely, Jr.
6/20/16 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
In the matter of
Dwight Coder
6/21/16 and
6/22/16
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
In the matter of
Paul Smith
6/24/16 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
In the matter of
Cameron Dempsey
6/28/16 and
6/29/16
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

JULY 2016

Case Name Hearing Date* Hearing Time
In the matter of
Justin D. Moody
7/6/16 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
In the matter of
Mary C. Hardy
7/6/16 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
In the matter of
Delmarr O. Calhoun, Sr.
7/7/16 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
In the matter of
Duran A. Brown
7/12/16 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
In the matter of
Patricia A. Reinknecht
7/12/16 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
In the matter of
Nicole LeMire
7/18/16;
7/19/16;
7/20/16; and
7/21/16
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
In the matter of
Dai Jackson
7/19/16 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
In the matter of
Khori T. Vondenbenken
7/21/16 and
7/22/16
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
In the matter of
Tiffany L. Chavers

7/25 to 7/29/16

9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
In the matter of
Eric S. Coffman
7/26/16 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

AUGUST 2016

Case Name Hearing Date* Hearing Time
In the matter of
Tiffany L. Chavers
8/1 to 8/5/16 and
8/8 to 8/10/16
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
In the matter of
Lisa A. Bell
8/2/16 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
In the matter of
Kathleen L. Hohenberger
8/11/16;
8/12/16; and
8/15/16
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
In the matter of
Chanell C. Benson
8/19/16 10:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
In the matter of
Amanda K. Johnson
8/22/16 and
8/23/16
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
In the matter of
Hazel M. Womack

8/22/16;
8/23/16;
8/24/16; and
8/25/16

10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
In the matter of
Timothy Bailey
8/25/16 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

SEPTEMBER 2016

Case Name Hearing Date* Hearing Time
In the matter of
Sherri Waggoner
9/1/16 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
In the matter of
Lori McPeek
9/7/16 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
In the matter of
Michael T. Spinella
9/8/16 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
In the matter of
Matthew Schafer
9/12/16 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
In the matter of
Dion R. Jackson
9/16/16 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
In the matter of
Thad Unkefer
9/22/16 and
9/23/16
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: 6/23/2016 2:15:42 PM