For Mentors

Ohio Resident Educator Program and Summative Assessment Re-structured

The Ohio Department of Education is announcing changes to the Ohio Resident Educator Program and the Resident Educator Summative Assessment (RESA). The changes will shorten the time commitment needed while maintaining an effective program and performance-based assessment. We are in the process of updating information in this web section to reflect the revisions. For more information about the changes, click here

Thank you for being a vital part of the Ohio Resident Educator Program!  Mentoring is the heart of the Ohio Resident Educator Program.

The Ohio Resident Educator Program can be envisioned as a journey on a path of continued professional learning that leads educators to more effective practices and excellence in teaching. The four-year residency program consists of a system of support and mentoring, assessing teacher learning, and exploring leadership within the profession.


As a Mentor, you will be working with Resident Educators to provide ongoing instructional support through differentiated mentoring models that allow new teachers to grow and practice the profession of teaching during their initial years of residency. Below you will find valuable information necessary to understand your role and requirements, as well as tools and resources available to you as an Ohio Resident Educator Mentor.

Getting Started as a Mentor

Requirements of the Resident Educator Program

Mentor Resources and Tools

More Information about the Resident Educator Program

Last Modified: 1/5/2018 2:06:52 PM