By appointment only, please call: 937-484-1557
Background check revisions take effect January 1, 2010
By Jan. 1, 2010, updated licensure application forms will be posted on the ODE Web site to comply with new House Bill 1 criminal background check requirements.
Please share this important information with all district staff.
As of Jan. 1, 2010 – Background check requirements when an educator applies for a license:
For the very first license/permit/certificate issued by ODE:
- Both a BCI and an FBI are required and these both must be less than 365 days old.
Any other license/permit/certificate that an educator applies for:
- If the applicant has lived continuously in Ohio the previous five years: