Employment in Ohio Public Schools

MU Graduates' Employment Data while Teaching in Ohio

Summary Points

  • Approximately 50% of Miami graduates were employed in Ohio in the year they obtained their Resident Educator licenseFor Miami graduates teaching in Ohio schools with Resident Educator Licenses that became effective in Year 2015,
    • 45% were employed in School Year 2015-2016,
    • 54% were employed in School Year 2016-2017,
    • 57% were employed in School year 2017-2018, and
    • 58% were employed in School year 2018-2019.
  • For Miami graduates teaching in Ohio schools with Resident Educator Licenses that became effective in Year 2016,

    • 53% were employed in School Year 2016-2017,
    • 62% were employed in School year 2017-2018,
    • 63% were employed in School year 2018-2019, and
    • 62% were employed in School year 2019-2020.
  • For Miami graduates teaching in Ohio schools with Resident Educator Licenses that became effective in Year 2017,

    • 48% were employed in School year 2017-2018,
    • 54% were employed in School year 2018-2019, and
    • 55% were employed in School year 2019-2020.
  • For Miami graduates teaching in Ohio schools with Resident Educator Licenses that became effective in Year 2018,

    • 47% were employed in School year 2018-2019, and
    • 57% were employed in School year 2019-2020.
  • For Miami graduates teaching in Ohio schools with Resident Educator Licenses that became effective in Year 2019,

    • 53% were employed in School year 2019-2020. (Table 2)
  • The percentages of Miami graduates employed the year they receive their Resident Educator license are slightly higher than other graduates in Ohio since School Year 2016-17.The percentages of Miami graduates employed the year their Resident Educator licenses became effective are similar to the percentages of all Ohio graduates2. (Table 2)
  • Except for School Year 2018-2019, over 90% of Miami graduates employed in Ohio schools worked in traditional school districts in School Year 2015-2016, 2016-2017, 2017-2018, and 2019-2020. In School Year 2018-2019, 85% of Miami graduates worked in traditional school districts and 13% worked in community schools. (Table 3)
  • Over 75% of Miami graduates initially employed in traditional school districts work in suburban or urban school districts.For Miami graduates with licenses effective 2015-2019, for those working in traditional school districts, 8- 13% initially worked in rural districts depending on the year, 7-11% worked in small town districts, 38%-48% in suburban districts, and 31- 41% worked in urban districts. (Table 4)
  • Over two-thirds of Miami graduates with licenses effective 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, or 2019 initially worked in a southwest Ohio school district. (Table 5 and Figure 1)
  • Approximately 39%-50% of Miami graduates were employed in high-need buildings in Ohio.Approximately 39%-50% of Miami graduates initially were employed in high need schools in each of the School Years 2015-2020. (Table 6)
  • For Miami graduates with licenses effective 2015 who were employed in Ohio in SY 2015-2016, the percentages of educators who were employed in Ohio holding the same licenses for four consecutive years (SYs 2015-2019) range between 73% [Intervention Specialist (K-12) licenses] and 87% [Adolescence to Young Adult (7-12) licenses]. (Table 7)
  • For Miami graduates with licenses effective 2016 who were employed in Ohio in SY 2016-2017, the percentages of educators who were employed in Ohio holding the same licenses for four consecutive years (SYs 2016-2020) range between 65% [Multi Age (P-12) licenses] and 93% [Middle Childhood (4-9) licenses]. (Table 8)
  • For Miami graduates with licenses effective 2017 who were employed in Ohio in SY 2017-2018, the percentages of educators who were employed in Ohio holding the same licenses for three consecutive years (SYs 2017-2020) range between 77% [Multi Age (P-12) licenses] and 96% [Intervention Specialist (K-12) licenses]. (Table 9)
  • For Miami graduates with licenses effective 2018 who were employed in Ohio in SY 2018-2019, the percentages of educators who were employed in Ohio holding the same licenses for two consecutive years (SYs 2018-2020) range between 82% [Multi Age (P-12) licenses] and 100% [Middle Childhood (4-9) licenses]. (Table 10)

Table 2. MU Graduates Employed in Ohio with Resident Educator Licenses by License Effective Year and License Type, 2015-2020

Table 2. MU Graduates Employed in Ohio with Resident Educator Licenses by License Effective Year and License Type, 2015-2020
% Employed in 2015-16 % Employed in 2016-17 % Employed in 2017-18 % Employed in 2018-19 % Employed in 2019-20
License Effective Year - 2015 (N=296)
Early Childhood (P-3) 41% 50% 57% 56% -
Middle Childhood (4-9) 50% 60% 54% 56% -
Adolescence to Young Adult (7-12) 37% 55% 56% 58% -
Multi Age (P-12) 53% 55% 58% 58% -
Intervention Specialist (K-12) 51% 56% 58% 65% -
Total 45% 54% 57% 58% -
License Effective Year - 2016 (N=288)
Early Childhood (P-3) - 44% 55% 59% 56%
Middle Childhood (4-9) - 63% 71% 69% 73%
Adolescence to Young Adult (7-12) - 54% 60% 61% 60%
Multi Age (P-12) - 49% 54% 54% 54%
Intervention Specialist (K-12) - 66% 80% 77% 73%
Total - 53% 62% 63% 62%
License Effective Year - 2017 (N=293)
Early Childhood (P-3) - - 45% 50% 54%
Middle Childhood (4-9) - - 59% 59% 61%
Adolescence to Young Adult (7-12) - - 45% 48% 48%
Multi Age (P-12) - - 34% 50% 47%
Intervention Specialist (K-12) - - 59% 71% 66%
Total - - 48% 54% 55%
License Effective Year - 2018 (N=276)
Early Childhood (P-3) - - - 44% 57%
Middle Childhood (4-9) - - - 50% 58%
Adolescence to Young Adult (7-12) - - - 44% 53%
Multi Age (P-12) - - - 39% 50%
Intervention Specialist (K-12) - - - 68% 74%
Total - - - 47% 57%
License Effective Year - 2019 (N=256)
Early Childhood (P-3) - - - - 42%
Middle Childhood (4-9) - - - - 68%
Adolescence to Young Adult (7-12) - - - - 48%
Multi Age (P-12) - - - - 40%
Intervention Specialist (K-12) - - - - 73%
Total - - - - 53%

Note. Data in this table reflect the number of educator licenses not the number of educators. Educators may hold more than one valid license.

Table 5. Regional Clusters of MU Graduates Employed in Ohio with Resident Educator Licenses by License Effective Year, 2015-2020

Table 5. Regional Clusters of MU Graduates Employed in Ohio with Resident Educator Licenses by License Effective Year, 2015-2020
District Region Cluster Employed SY License Effective Year Total
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Number of RE Licenses Obtained: 296 Number of RE Licenses Obtained: 288 Number of RE Licenses Obtained: 293 Number of RE Licenses Obtained: 276 Number of RE Licenses Obtained: 256
n % n % n % n % n % N
Northeast Ohio 2015-2016 3 2% - - - - - - - - 3
2016-2017 3 2% 10 7% - - - - - - 13
2017-2018 3 2% 9 6% 4 3% - - - - 16
2018-2019 3 2% 6 4% 5 3% 2 2% - - 16
2019-2020 - - 6% 4% 5 3% 3 2% 1 1% 15
Northeast Ohio 2015-2016 6 5% - - - - - - - - 6
2016-2017 7 5% 5 4% - - - - - - 12
2017-2018 7 5% 8 5% 5 4% - - - - 20
2018-2019 6 4% 8 5% 6 4% 2 2% - - 22
2019-2020 - - 8 5% 4 3% 2 1% 1 1% 15
Central-west Ohio 2015-2016 16 13% - - - - - - - - 16
2016-2017 21 14% 14 10% - - - - - - 35
2017-2018 22 14% 15 9% 17 13% - - - - 54
2018-2019 22 14% 18 11% 17 11% 15 14% - - 72
2019-2020 - - 20 12% 19 13% 18 13% 14 10% 69
Central Ohio 2015-2016 12 10% - - - - - - - - 121
2016-2017 16 11% 17 12% - - - - - - 33
2017-2018 17 11% 24 15% 10 8% - - - - 51
2018-2019 21 13% 26 15% 16 11% 13 12% - - 76
2019-2020 - - 27 16% 19 13% 18 13% 14 11% 78
Central-east Ohio 2015-2016 1 1% - - - - - - - - 1
2016-2017 1 1% 0 0% - - - - - - 1
2017-2018 0 0% 0 0% 1 1% - - - - 1
2018-2019 0 0% 1 1% 2 1% 0 0% - - 3
2019-2020 - - 1 1% 2 1% 0 0% 1 1% 4
Southwest Ohio 2015-2016 84 69% - - - - - - - - 84
2016-2017 97 67% 94 66% - - - - - - 191
2017-2018 105 68% 103 64% 92 71% - - - - 300
2018-2019 107 67% 108 64% 103 69% 79 71% - - 397
2019-2020 - - 108 64% 97 66% 96 71% 95 76% 396
Southeast Ohio 2015-2016 0 0% - - - - - - - - 0
2016-2017 0 0% 2 1% - - - - - - 2
2017-2018 0 0% 2 1% 0 0% - - - - 2
2018-2019 0 0% 2 1% 0 0% 0 0% - - 2
2019-2020 - - 0 0% 1 1% 0 0% 0 0% 1
Total 2015-2016 122 100% - - - - - - - - 122
2016-2017 145 100% 142 100% - - - - - - 287
2017-2018 154 100% 161 100% 129 100% - - - - 444
2018-2019 159 100% 169 100% 149 100% 111 100% - - 588
2019-2020 - - 170 100% 147 100% 136 100% 125 100% 578

Note. Data in this table reflect the number of educator licenses not the number of educators. Educators may hold more than one valid license.

Figure 1. Number of Miami University graduates with Resident Educator licenses with effective years 2016-2019 who were employed as Ohio educators in SY 2019-2020 by regional clusters

Map of Ohio

Figure 1. Number of Miami University graduates with Resident Educator licenses with effective years 2016-2019 who were employed as Ohio educators in SY 2019-2020 by regional clusters

Table 6. MU Graduates Employed in High-Need Ohio Schools with Resident Educator License by License Effective Year, 2015-2020

Table 6. MU Graduates Employed in High-Need Ohio Schools with Resident Educator License by License Effective Year, 2015-2020
High Need Building Employed SY License Effective Year
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Number of RE Licenses Obtained: 296 Number of RE Licenses Obtained: 288 Number of RE Licenses Obtained: 293 Number of RE Licenses Obtained: 276 Number of RE Licenses Obtained: 256
n % n % n % n % n %
Yes 2015-2016 60 50% - - - - - - - -
2016-2017 77 49% 67 45% - - - - - -
2017-2018 75 46% 79% 47% 63 46% - - - -
2018-2019 77 46% 77 44% 60 39% 64 50% - -
2019-2020 - - 66 38% 66 42% 70 45% 47 39%
Total 2015-2016 121 100% - - - - - - - -
2016-2017 156 100% 148 100% - - - - - -
2017-2018 163 100% 168 100% 137 100% - - - -
2018-2019 167 100% 174 100% 154 100% 128 100% - -
2019-2020 - - 174 100% 157 100% 155 100% 121 100%

Note.High-need schools were defined as (1) elementary schools with at least 60 percent of students who were considered economically disadvantaged; and (2) all other types of schools with at least 45 percent of students who were considered economically disadvantaged. Data in this table reflect the number of educator licenses and positions at school level not the number of educators. Educators may hold more than one valid license and/or be employed in multiple schools.

Table 7. MU Graduates with License Effective 2015 and Retained in Ohio in School Years 2015-2019 by License Type

Table 7. MU Graduates with License Effective 2015 and Retained in Ohio in School Years 2015-2019 by License Type
License Effective in 2015 Stayed in Ohio from SY 2015-2016 to 2016-2017 Stayed in Ohio from SY 2015-2016 to 2017-2018 Stayed in Ohio from SY 2015-2016 to 2018-2019 Total
n % n % n % N
Early Childhood (P-3) 41 95% 38 88% 35 81% 43
Middle Childhood (4-9) 22 92% 18 75% 18 75% 24
Adolescence to Young Adult (7-12) 22 96% 21 91% 20 87% 23
Multi Age (P-12) 18 95% 16 84% 15 79% 19
Intervention Specialist (K-12) 18 82% 17 77% 16 73% 22
Total 121 92% 110 84% 104 79% 131

Note. This retention analysis was based on teachers’ inclusion in employment data sets for SY 2015-2016, 2016- 2017, 2017-2018, and 2018-2019. Data in this table reflect the number of educator licenses not the number of educators. Educators may hold more than one valid license.

Table 8. MU Graduates with License Effective 2016 and Retained in Ohio in School Years 2016-2020 by License Type

Table 8. MU Graduates with License Effective 2016 and Retained in Ohio in School Years 2016-2020 by License Type
License Effective in 2016 Stayed in Ohio from SY 2016-2017 to 2017-2018 Stayed in Ohio from SY 2016-2017 to 2018-2019 Stayed in Ohio from SY 2016-2017 to 2019-2020 Total
n % n % n % N
Early Childhood (P-3) 42 91% 37 80% 33 72% 46
Middle Childhood (4-9) 29 97% 28 93% 28 93% 30
Adolescence to Young Adult (7-12) 28 90% 25 81% 23 74% 31
Multi Age (P-12) 15 88% 13 76% 11 65% 17
Intervention Specialist (K-12) 29 100% 28 97% 26 90% 29
Total 143 93% 131 86% 121 79% 153

Note. This retention analysis was based on teachers’ inclusion in employment data sets for SY 2016-2017, 2017- 2018, 2018-2019, and 2019-2020. Data in this table reflect the number of educator licenses not the number of educators. Educators may hold more than one valid license.

Table 9. MU Graduates with License Effective 2017 and Retained in Ohio in School Years 2017-2020 by License Type

Table 9. MU Graduates with License Effective 2017 and Retained in Ohio in School Years 2017-2020 by License Type
License Effective in 2017 Stayed in Ohio from SY 2017-2018 to 2018-2019 Stayed in Ohio from SY 2017-2018 to 2019-2020 Total
n % n % N
Early Childhood (P-3) 41 87% 37 79% 47
Middle Childhood (4-9) 24 89% 23 85% 27
Adolescence to Young Adult (7-12) 27 93% 24 83% 29
Multi Age (P-12) 12 92% 10 77% 13
Intervention Specialist (K-12) 24 100% 23 96% 24
Total 126 91% 117 84% 140

Note. This retention analysis was based on teachers’ inclusion in employment data sets for SY 2017-2018, 2018- 2019, and 2019-2020. Data in this table reflect the number of educator licenses not the number of educators. Educators may hold more than one valid license.

Table 10. MU Graduates with License Effective 2018 and Retained in Ohio in School Years 2018-2020 by License Type

Table 10. MU Graduates with License Effective 2018 and Retained in Ohio in School Years 2018-2020 by License Type
License Effective in 2018 Stayed in Ohio from SY 2018-2019 to 2019-2020 Total
n % N
Early Childhood (P-3) 41 89% 46
Middle Childhood (4-9) 18 100% 18
Adolescence to Young Adult (7-12) 30 94% 32
Multi Age (P-12) 9 82% 11
Intervention Specialist (K-12) 20 95% 21
Total 118 92% 128

Note. This retention analysis was based on teachers’ inclusion in employment data sets for SY 2018-2019 and 2019-2020. Data in this table reflect the number of educator licenses not the number of educators. Educators may hold more than one valid license.