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Teacher Leader Endorsement

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Recognized by the Ohio Department of Education, the Teacher Leader Endorsement from Ohio State fulfills one of the requirements to obtain the Lead Professional Educator License, the top qualification on Ohio's highest four-tiered licensure structure. When you earn a Teacher Leader Endorsement you will be well positioned to support the development of new teachers, lead school improvement initiatives, assist school administrators with professional development activities and attend to other leadership needs within the school. 

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Licensure Requirements 

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Ohio teaching license/certificate, master's degree, at least 4 years of successful teaching

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Deadline to apply

May 1

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Program start

Summer Semester

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Licensure disclosure 

Ohio State academic programs are designed to prepare students for licensure or certification in Ohio. If you plan to pursue licensure or certification in a state other than Ohio, please review state educational requirements for licensure and certification at

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