The Master Teacher Committee is ready to support you in your process of becoming a master teacher. If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact Christine Sims or the Master Teacher Mailbox. This year we will have one spring electronic portfolio submission. Please consider earning the designation. All teachers that apply will receive one CEU for participating in the process. Successful candidates will be eligible to upgrade their professional teaching license to a senior professional license and earn a one-time stipend.
Information and Recruitment
If you are interested in learning about the Master Teacher Process, there will be an information session over Zoom offered on December 7, 2021, or December 8, 2021, after school. Representatives from the committee will be available to answer your questions and explain the process.
- The first session is on Tuesday, December 7, 2021, from 4:45 p.m. to 6:0 p.m. Please access the meeting here.
- The session will be repeated on Wednesday, December 8, 2021, from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please access the meeting here.
If you would like to take part in professional dialogue to assist you in creating your portfolio, support sessions are available. This year support sessions will be offered to dissect the rubrics, discuss types of evidence, the process to submit evidence, and to answer any questions you have about the process. All sessions will be offered twice to accommodate early and late start schools. Dates for sessions are:
- January 18, 2022, at 4:45 p.m. –Join meeting here
- January 19, 2022, at 3:30 p.m. – Join meeting here
- February 22, 2022, at 4:45 p.m. - Join meeting here
- February 23, 2022, at 3:30 p.m. - Join meeting here
- March 15, 2022, at 4:45 p.m. - Join meeting here
- March 16, 2022, at 3:30 p.m. - Join meeting here **Please note this session will be in person at East PD Center and virtual.
Attending any or all sessions is voluntary and drop-in. You may turn in a portfolio without having attended any of the sessions.
Final Submission of Binders:
The final submission of Master Teacher Portfolios and Renewal Portfolios is Monday, April 4, 2022, by 11:59 p.m. Portfolios must be submitted electronically using the following link:MT Initial Submission:MT Renewal Submission:
DEFINITION OF A MASTER TEACHER
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.