How long do I have to be employed by the ESC of Central Ohio to qualify for this program?
What is the delivery model for courses at Muskingum?
Courses can be a combination of synchronous or A-synchronous depending on the cohorts needs.
Will the ESC provide technology for use during my degree program?
Yes, degree participants will be issued a Chromebook.
What courses are required to begin the Summer Jumpstart program?
Muskingum University will complete an individualized transcript audit to identify if courses are required prior to starting Summer Jump Start.
What type of support is provided from Muskingum?
Personalized application assistance. Personalized support from the Director of Graduate Teacher Education. Prep session for Licensure exam lead by Jump Start Alumni. Access to free test prep materials from Pierson. Monthly virtual office hours
What type of support is provided by the ESC of Central Ohio?
The ESC will provide support in partnership with Muskingum. The ESC will hold monthly office hours to support employees.
Is there an employment commitment with the ESC of Central Ohio upon completing the degree pathway to Special Education licensure?
Yes, all employees that participate in this program are required to work for the ESC for 3 years after the completion of the degree program.
Will I be required to repay the ESC of Central Ohio if I do not fulfill the 3-year post degree employment requirement of 3 years?
Yes, please review the agreement link.
What is average timeline to complete the Muskingum Licensure program?
7 months if courses are required to begin Summer Jumpstart.
Does the ESC cover any Muskingum application expenses?
Yes, the ESC provides funds to cover the application fee and transcript request.
Can I work on Muskingum coursework during my workday?
No, university course work is to be completed before or after your 7.5-hour contract day.
Will I continue to get paid for my contracted ESC position while completing the coursework through Muskingum?
Yes, you will still get paid by the ESC for your contracted position.