Presentation on theme: "Licensure Process from the Ohio Department of Education Prepared by Cincinnati Public Schools."— Presentation transcript:
Licensure Process from the Ohio Department of Education Prepared by Cincinnati Public Schools
Creating a SAFE Account Log onto http://education.ohio.gov/topcis/teaching/educator- licensure/Additional information/My Educator Profile Click on create a SAFE account Complete the questions regarding contact information Important note- While creating an account, you will need the following information: The last four digits of SSN Drivers license or stat ID
Using your SAFE account for licensure renewal Log onto the ODE website @ www.ode.state.oh.uswww.ode.state.oh.us Click on SAFE sign in link Enter account name and password Click sign in After a successful login, the SAFE menu will be displayed Click on ODE.CORE link The main CORE portal will be displayed Click on the “apple” next to my Educator Profile For licensure renewal, click on my credentials (If a license is up for renewal, the action box will be displayed
CORE Portal Page
Renewal process, cont. To renew a credential, click on the Action dropdown Select the correct effective year Click on Add Renew Request Select School as the mail option (Will be sent to Education Center) Click on the correct organization. CPS- Cincinnati City Click on Next Background checks and signatures must be acknowledged If a signature is required by LPDC or Superintendent, enter IRN number Cincinnati City 043752 For a 5 or 8 year professional license, enter Cincinnati Public Schools LPDC 014500
Renewal process, cont. Click submit When application is submitted successful, the My Account screen will be displayed for payment.
To pay for a license application On the “My Applications” screen, click the checkbox next to the application being paid for and click “Next” The ”Credit Card Payment Billing Information page is displayed next Complete all required fields and then click the “Submit Address” Verify address is correct and click on the “next” button Enter your credit card information. Enter the required fields (marked with an *) in the Billing Information section Click “Submit Payment”. Click “Pay” to confirm or “Back to Credit Card Details to return to the previous scree. ODE Contact Information: (P) 614-466-3593 (Toll free) 877-644-6338