Educator Preparation Programs in Ohio

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Becoming a Teacher in Ohio

Offering Education Programs

All new education licensure programs must be approved by the Chancellor of the Ohio Department of Higher Education before they are offered.  Periodic review of license and endorsement programs will occur on a schedule determined by the Chancellor. Ohio institutions may select one of the three options below for continuing program review:

  1. Limited State Review [available only to programs holding full Specialized Professional Association (SPA) recognition]: This option requires submission of evidence to the Ohio Department of Higher Education of evidence demonstrating alignment to Ohio-Specific Requirements, e.g. Value-Added, Dyslexia, Ohio Standards for the Teaching Profession, Ohio School Operating Standards - To be completed by midpoint of unit's national accreditation cycle
  2. CAEP Program Review with Feedback as part of Unit Accreditation Review. CAEP Technical Guide for this option is forthcoming. The Chancellor's program review for programs using this option will follow the CAEP Technical Guide.- To be completed as part of the unit's national accreditation cycle
  3. State Program Review - To be completed by midpoint of unit's national accreditation cycle

 

Accountability and Continuous Improvement Resources

edTPATM Resources for Educator Preparation Programs and P-12 Partners