Topic: Licensure and certification

Imahe: OEA Micro-credentials
About OEA/NEA Micro-Credentials

OEA/NEA Micro-credentials are a competency-based digital form of professional learning. In addition, they can be used to increase an educator’s skill and/or knowledge in a topic area to grow their professional practice and student success.

OEA Pres. Scott DiMauro: Pledge to be an Education Voter

October 1, 2019 | VBlog By OEA President Scott DiMauro: Reflections on a new Ohio State University study on student learning, early opportunities to support pro-public education candidates from both parties in 2020 (including as convention delegates), pledging to be an Education Voter 20 2020, and a reminder on OEA-RA delegate election deadlines.

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Weekly Message from OEA Pres. Scott DiMauro

September 24, 2019 | VBlog By OEA President Scott DiMauro: This week’s message includes an explanation for why I’m in DC, a shout-out to our hard-working NEA Directors, takeaways from last weekend’s OEA Board meeting, including relevant issues our committees will be working on this year, and a few time-sensitive reminders for local leaders.

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Weekly Message from OEA Pres. Scott DiMauro

September 10, 2019 | VBlog By OEA President Scott DiMauro – input from UniServ Leadership Council meetings, a reminder on New Educator Cards, reflections on Ohio’s latest “Quality Counts” ranking and ongoing efforts to fix school funding, the latest news on legislation to repeal the state takeover law, important information on the need for all locals to conduct delegate elections, and a shout-out to a very special member at the Ohio School for the Blind.

OEA Member Resource Guide 2017

Thank you for your membership, your voice, and your commitment to education. As an OEA member you have access to an array of benefits and services at the local, state, and national levels. Use this guide as an overview to …

Important RESA information

As of July 21, 2017 The Ohio Department of Education (ODE) has, effective July 21, 2017, altered some requirements regarding the Resident Educator Program, including offering teachers who have expired resident educator licenses a one (1) year extension, retroactive to …

Fact Finder for the Ohio Teacher

The Teacher Contract Ohio teachers work under one of two basic types of contracts–limited or continuing. Limited contracts must be renewed periodically. State statute or your collective bargaining agreement determine the procedure the employer must use to non-renew a limited …

Master Teacher Program

The Master Teacher Program was developed by the Ohio Educator Standards Board (ESB) in response to Senate Bill 2 which created the ESB and mandated that they create a definition for “master teacher” and the criteria being designated a master …

Licensure and Renewal Information

Ohio offers several different types of licenses for educators including a Resident Educator 4-year License, a 5-year Professional License and Substitute License. Information regarding Teacher Licensure and Certification in Ohio can be found by accessing the Ohio Department of Education …

Ohio Resident Educator Program

The Ohio Resident Educator Program began in 2011 and has evolved to a comprehensive, multi-year induction program. Successful completion of the program and the Resident Educator Summative Assessment (RESA) results in professional licensure. Full information regarding the Ohio Resident Educator …

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