What Assessments Do I Need to Take?
Ohio Assessments for Educators: Initial Licensure
The following table maps each Ohio licensure type to its corresponding assessment in the OAE: Initial Licensure program.
For more information regarding Ohio licensure requirements, visit the Educator Licenses page on the Ohio Department of Education website.
Foundations of Reading Test for Ohio
In accordance with Ohio Revised Code 3319.233, beginning July 1, 2017, new educator licenses issued in several licensing areas shall require the applicant to attain a passing score on an examination of the principles of scientifically research-based reading instruction that is aligned with the reading competencies adopted by the State Board of Education of Ohio under Ohio Revised Code 3301.077. The final list of licensing areas associated with this requirement will be provided on this website upon approval of the State of Ohio. Educator candidates in Ohio will successfully complete the Foundations of Reading test to satisfy this new requirement.