School PD Requirements in Ohio

What professional development requirements does a school in Ohio need to meet?

This chart outlines the professional development requirements for educators providing gifted education services. 

School staff should be prepared to recognize and respond to the warning signs of suicide.

With House Bill 166, passed in July 2019, Ohio invested $675 million to help districts and schools support their students’ academic achievement through mental health counseling, wraparound services, mentoring and after-school programs. This includes professional development for trauma-informed care and cultural competence.

What are the Professional Development Standards in Ohio?

ConnectedPD online PD courses are designed to align with Ohio’s High Quality Professional Development Standards.

How do I get free clock hours for teachers in my school?

OH schools can enroll their teachers in Keeping Kids Safe, a free clock hour class. This free online PD course is a great introduction to recognizing and preventing human trafficking for educators.

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How do I contact the OH Department of Education?
Contact the Ohio Department of Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215-4183


Disclaimer: Please ensure the information and courses meet requirements for your school and circumstances and align with what your state Department of Education requires. The new continuing education information and school PD requirements in Ohio listed on this page are current as of August 24th, 2021 to meet the best information available. State professional development  requirements and may change and it is your responsibility as a school administrator to know your state staff development requirements and the process for submission and approval of all professional and staff development hours. Professional Learning Board can not guarantee acceptance by your school, district, state Department of Education or local authority.

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