Eligibility and Designation of Program Coordinators

Eligibility Requirements for Program Coordinators

To participate in the program as a program coordinator, an individual must be selected by the school or district to serve in this capacity and be assigned the “Coordinator—Resident Educator Role” in the Ohio Educational Directory System (OEDS). 

Designation of Program Coordinators

Program coordinators work with administrators to provide program facilitation and fidelity. Program coordinators plan, implement and report on the Resident Educator (RE) Program, and facilitate the evaluation of the local program. Each local school or district will determine the number of program coordinators designated and the qualifications required for the position(s).

Program coordinators should refer to the RE Program Standards. Program coordinators must remain current of program expectations for REs and mentors. 

There is no required state training for program coordinators. They are encouraged to review all information provided for program coordinators on the webpage located here.

General Requirements

  • Throughout the two-year program, support REs and mentors with relevant professional development activities in the mentoring and performance components;
  • Assist in designing and providing local professional development that is tailored to meet the individual needs of the resident educator;
  • Facilitate communication among REs, mentors, facilitators and principals;
  • Collaborate with appropriate stakeholders to facilitate the evaluation of the local Resident Educator Program and strive for continuous program improvement and growth.

Summer and Fall Requirements

  • Work with administrators to select mentors.
  • Ensure new facilitators complete the RESA Facilitation Training;
  • Determine Resident Educator Program eligibility;
  • Facilitate the assignment of mentors to each resident;
  • Register resident educators in CORE (click here for CORE reporting requirements);
  • Provide orientation to REs, mentors, facilitators and building leaders about program and district/school requirements; and
  • Maintain communication among REs, mentors, facilitators and building leaders.

Winter and Spring Requirements

  • Evaluate the Resident Educator Program;
  • Complete year-end reporting requirements as determined by your district/school in CORE by June 30 (click here for CORE reporting requirements), and;
  • Maintain communication among resident educators, mentors, facilitators and building leaders.

Standards, Resources and Tools

For further guidance, visit these standards, resources and tools.

Last Modified: 8/23/2023 6:45:26 AM