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:

FEBRUARY 2016

Case Name Hearing Date* Hearing Time
In the matter of
Tamara L. Shelton
2/3/16 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
In the matter of
John Wilkson II
2/3/16 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
In the matter of
Shanen Zimmerman
2/16/16 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
In the matter of
Kenneth F. Williams, Jr.
2/16/16 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
In the matter of
Sandra L. McCullough
2/22/16;
2/23/16;
2/24/16; and
2/25/16
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
In the matter of
Patrick McClanahan
2/24/16 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

MARCH 2016

Case Name Hearing Date* Hearing Time
In the matter of
Thad R. Unkefer
3/2/16 1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
In the matter of
Stephanie P. Bowes
3/3/16 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
In the matter of
Tamara L. Hyland
3/4/16 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
In the matter of
Robert Donaldson
3/9/16 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

APRIL 2016

Case Name Hearing Date* Hearing Time
In the matter of
Wayne W. Whitehead
4/5/16 and
4/6/16
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
In the matter of
John Dietz
4/11/16;
4/12/16; and
4/13/16
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: 2/5/2016 3:48:50 PM