Ohio Department of Education Topic News

New Licensure Options for Returning Educators


Ohio continues to navigate the effects of the pandemic, including staffing shortages in schools and districts throughout the state. Qualified educators are in high demand for full- and part-time positions.

Several new pathways are available to educators reentering the profession, including new and updated renewal and reinstatement options.

Learn more by visiting the Department’s Licensure Options for Educators Returning to Ohio Schools webpage. The page provides new details and links to other basic licensure information to help returning educators return to the classroom.