Licensure E-Signers

The process for submitting and reviewing teacher licensure applications is completed through the CORE licensure system. Authorized electronic signers (e-signers) from schools, districts, local professional development committees (LPDCs) and higher education organizations must review and approve or decline application requests online.

E-Signer Roles

  1. Superintendent
  2. Superintendent designee
  3. Credential e-signer
  4. Dean
  5. Dean designee – College of Education

The administrator of the local organization’s Ohio Educational Directory System – Redesign (OEDS-R) assigns the roles listed above. If you do not have an OEDS-R administrator, contact the Ohio Department of Education Custodian. Once you have received the appropriate role, please review the Enrolling as an E-Signer section below to complete the Enroll Me step. You must complete the Enroll Me step to become an active e-signer.

LPDC E-Signer Roles

  1. Coordinator-LPDC (Local Professional Development Committee)
  2. Coordinator designee-LPDC

Please see the LPDC E-Signer webpage for important information about LPDC registration and role assignment.

Enrolling as an E-Signer

Follow the directions below to complete the Enroll Me step after obtaining the appropriate e-signer role:

  1. Sign into your SAFE account and click on ODE.CORE to access your Dashboard.
  2. Click on Enroll as E-Signer in the E-Signer box.
  3. Select Action next to your organization, and then click Enroll as E-Signer.
  4. Click Save to confirm your enrollment.

Once enrolled, e-signers will receive emails when educators submit applications. E-signers review submitted requests through the My Approvals section of the CORE licensure system and electronically “sign” (approve or decline) applications.

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Last Modified: 12/7/2017 3:53:56 PM