How to Renew a Two-Year Provisional License

No Longer Issuing Two-Year Provisional License to New Teachers

While existing two year provisional teaching licenses may be renewed in accordance with the requirements below, new two year provisional licenses are no longer issued.  Ohio's beginning teacher license is now the four year resident educator license.  If you will be a participant in the Ohio Resident Educator Program (Ohio's beginning teacher induction program) then you will need to obtain a four year resident educator license.

Currently Valid License

Requirements for renewal of a currently valid provisional teacher license:

  • Completion of 3 semester (4.5 quarter) hours of coursework relevant to classroom teaching and/or the area of specialization since the issuance of the license to be renewed. 

License Lapsed up to Five Years

Requirements for renewal of a provisional teacher license that has lapsed for up​ to five years:

  • Completion of 6 semester (9 quarter) hours of coursework relevant to classroom teaching and/or the area of specialization since the issuance of the license to be renewed.

License Lapsed More than Five Years

Requirements for renewal of a provisional teacher license that has lapsed for mo​re than five years:

  • Completion of 9 semester (13.5 quarter) hours of coursework relevant to classroom teaching and/or the area of specialization since the issuance of the license to be renewed. 

Apply Online

Using the My Educator Profile tool, educators can update their demographic data and pay licensure fees online using a credit card.

Access My Educator Profile by signing into SAFE.

Note: If your application requires an e-signature of a superintendent, Local Professional Development Committee or college education dean, that individual must be an e-signer before you can submit your application online.

Find e-signers.

 

Last Modified: 6/2/2014 2:29:12 PM