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Certification and Licensure

Certification and Licensure

The Educational Service Center of Medina County processes renewals and upgrades for the school districts in Medina County.

All licensure is processed online. To begin the application process, please click here to directly go to the Ohio Department of Education page.  

Substitute Teachers - For information about certification, contact HR at 330.723.6393, Ext. 134 or via e-mail at

ESC Employees - For information about the type of licensure/permit needed, contact HR at 330.723.6393 x 127 or via email at [email protected] 

Complete information about certification in the state of Ohio can be found on the Ohio Department of Education’s website at 

Certification and License Renewal for Non-ESC Employees and Substitute Teachers

With the passage of House Bill 438, licensed individuals who are not employed in schools/districts may work to renew their licenses through a cooperating Educational Service Center's Local Professional Development Committee (LPDC).

Click Here for More Information 

Click Here for Registration Form

Click Here for IPDP Form


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