Licensure Update

Licensure Update

Licensure Update

Licensure Update

News of interest to electronic signers for Ohio educator licenses


2/15/2019

Proper Certification Requirement

Beginning July 1, 2019, all classroom teachers providing instruction in a core subject area must be properly certified or licensed. The Office of Educator Licensure has prepared guidance to help teachers and schools meet this requirement. Please click here for additional information and to access the guidance documents. 

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1/29/2019

Single-Content Area Middle Childhood Licensure

The option for in-state applicants to request single-content area Middle Childhood licenses will close June 30, 2019.

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1/29/2019

Praxis Exam Sunset Dates

Candidates who passed Praxis exams for licensure but were never issued the license, must meet current Ohio licensure exam requirements when applying for the Ohio license on or after July 1, 2019.

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5/14/2018

Department upgrades coming

As part of our continuing efforts to provide quality customer service, the Ohio Department of Education’s Office of Teacher Licensure has upgraded the CORE online licensure application. It made the enhancements based on requests from the field for a simpler, more user-friendly application process.

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