TCESC conducts the master teacher application process for Trumbull County. The application process, outlined by ODE, involves writing a narrative that addresses the Ohio Standards for the Teaching Profession and providing pieces of evidence to support the narrative. The ODE application process details many specifications such as page limitations on the narrative. It also provides a rubric that is used for scoring the application.
All master teacher applications are done electronically via Moodle.
Individuals interested in pursuing the designation should view the full overview of the master teacher program on the ODE website. The link is in the blue box at right.
Master Teacher Definition
A master teacher demonstrates excellence inside and outside of the classroom through consistent leadership and focused collaboration to maximize student learning. A master teacher strives for distinguished teaching and continued professional growth as specified by The Ohio Standards for the Teaching Profession.
Requirements at a Glance
To be eligible to complete the master teacher application process, a teacher must:
- Hold a Professional Teaching License/Certificate.
- Have taught a minimum of 7 years.
- Work a minimum of 120 days.
- Work under a teaching contract.