Extend/Advance License

Extend/Advance License

Option 1:  Extending a Resident Educator License
If your resident educator license is expiring and you have not yet completed the requirement of teacher residency in Ohio, on or before June 30, apply to EXTEND your resident educator license.

Log in to your OH ID account and find the CORE application. 

  • Under My Credentials, click Apply for a NEW credential
  • Choose "Take action on my EXISTING credential."
  • Select "Extend My Credential."
  • Follow the prompts and pay for your new credential. 
  • Provide a copy of your new credential to the Office of HR upon receipt.
[Instructions] 
Option 2:  Advancing a Resident Educator License 
Once you have successfully completed the requirements of teacher residency in the State of Ohio and your completion criteria have been verified with the Ohio Department of Education, you are ready to ADVANCE from a resident educator license to a professional license.
 
On or before June 30, apply to ADVANCE to a 5-year professional license.
  • Log in to your OH ID account and find the CORE application.  [Instructions]
  • Under My Credentials, click Apply for a NEW credential.
  • Choose "Take action on my EXISTING credential."
  • Select "Advance My Credential."
  • Follow the prompts and pay for your new credential. 
  • Provide a copy of your new credential to the Office of HR upon receipt.

Looking Ahead
In order to renew your 5-year professional license, you will need to earn renewal credit through the Green LPDC. Each building has an LPDC representative who can provide you with advice and assistance as you determine what type of renewal credit to pursue. For more information about the LPDC and renewal credit, please visit the website at this link.
  • Once you have obtained your 5-year professional license from the Ohio Department of Education, REGISTER with the Green Local School District Local Professional Development Committee (LPDC). [Instructions]
  • CREATE and SUBMIT an Individual Professional Development Plan. [Instructions]
Going forward, you may also qualify as a Consistently High Performing Teacher (CHPT). For more information about the CHPT criteria, please review the information at this link.

Continued support for you as an educator in our district will always be available through teacher-based teams, building and district leadership teams and instructional coaching. Please also continue to lean on the Office of Human Resources when you have questions about or need assistance with matters related to your employment. It is our job to support you.
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