Ohio

Location of Standards 
Legislation: SB 171 Administrative Rule: 3301-24-05 and 3319.6
Version of ISLLC Standards Referenced by State 
The Ohio Department of Education referenced the 1996 version in developing Standards for Principals and the 2008 version in developing Standards for Superintendents.
Year of Law Passage / Rule Change 
Ohio Standards for Principals were approved in October 2005. Ohio Standards for Superintendents were published in November 2008.
Overview of Standards, if different from ISLLC Standards 
Five standards (for principals): Continuous Improvement; Instruction; School Operations, Resources, and Learning Environment; Collaboration; and Parents and Community Engagement
Use of Standards in Evaluation of School Leaders, Preparation Programs, and/or Other Purposes 
The state's model Ohio Principal Evaluation System is aligned with both the Ohio Standards and the ISLLC Standards. The Ohio Standards for Principals also guide principal preparation programs. A voluntary evaluation system for superintendents addresses the Ohio Standards for Superintendents.
Presence of Principal Supervisor Standards 
Yes
Presence of Principal Supervisor Job Description 
Yes
References 
[1] Ohio Department of Education. (2013). Ohio principal evaluation system. Retrieved from http://education.ohio.gov/getattachment/Topics/Teaching/Educator-Evaluat... [2] University System of Ohio. (n.d.). Ohio educator licensure programs: Standards and requirements chart. Retrieved from https://www.ohiohighered.org/education-programs/standards-requirements#PA [3] Ohio Department of Education. (n.d.). Superintendent evaluations. Retrieved from http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Teaching/Educator-Evaluation-System/Ohi...
Year of Adoption of Principal Supervisor Policy Standards 
2008