Issued to educators who have completed teacher preparation programs at an Ohio college or university.
Issued to out of state license holders with less than three  years of teaching experience. Verification of out of state license and teaching experience are submitted as part of the application process.
Effective for four  years with each year having specific requirements mandated by ODE.
The Resident Educator Summative Assessment (RESA) is usually taken in Year 3 of the license. Educators must pass RESA in order to advance to a 5-year professional license.
License holders must be mentored by a mentor who has completed Ohio Department of Education (ODE) training.
Program is administered by the JEC Program Coordinator.