Program Coordinators

Extended Help Desk Hours to Get Candidates through the Final RESA Submission Deadline

The final RESA submission deadline is only a few days away. To support RESA candidates in this final push, we have expanded RESA Help Desk hours in the next few days. Agents are now standing by 7 days a week (hours below, at (855) 538-8634 or and available to assist candidates with any technical aspects of the RESA submission process.

  • Weekend coverage – 11-12th:  9 am – 5 pm
  • Extended weekday coverage: February 6-10, 13-14: 9 am – 7 pm
  • Extended day of deadline coverage: February 15: 9 am – midnight

The Help Desk is a valuable resource, and we urge candidates to reach out should they encounter technical or other issues while completing tasks.

Final RESA Submission Deadline Approaching!

The second and final 2016-2017 RESA task submission deadline is fewer than 30 days away.

– First time RESA candidates must submit the Formative and Summative Assessment Task and the Second Lesson Cycle Task by February 15th, 2017 at 11:59 PM ET.

– Candidates retaking the RESA must submit all tasks (not previously passed) by February 15th, 2017 at 11:59 PM ET.

We urge you to view helpful task guidance materials such as Assessor Scoring Notes and Task Specific Webinars on the Resources Page. As always, the RESA Help Desk is available to answer questions Monday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. ET at (855) 538-8634 or The Help Desk is a valuable resource, so do not hesitate to reach out should your candidate have technical or other questions as you complete your tasks.

2016-2017 RESA Instrument, Participant Guide, and Scoring Notes Now Available!

  • Please go to the resources page to download these materials!
  • See our latest news post for for more information and the latest updates!

RESA CORE Registration and Submission Deadlines in 2016-2017 

Submission Deadlines in 2016-2017

In 2016-2017, task deadlines have been re-ordered based on feedback from Ohio educators. New deadlines will allow first-time candidates more time to complete the Formative and Summative Assessment Task. As such, the First Lesson Cycle Task and the Communication and Professional Growth Task will be due by December 15, 2016, and the Second Lesson Cycle Task and the Formative and Summative Assessment Task will be due by February 15, 2017. For candidates retaking the RESA, all tasks will be due by February 15, 2017. Finally, we are pleased to announce that 2016-2017 RESA Score Reports will be released on June 1, 2017.

We encourage eligible resident educators to begin reviewing task requirements, collecting evidence, and drafting responses offline. Registered 2016-2017 candidates will be able to access the RESA submission system beginning on September 15, 2016.

CORE Registration

The Ohio Department of Education’s CORE Registration system will open by September 1, 2016. All Resident Educators eligible to take the RESA this year, in addition to 2015-2016 candidates who are eligible to re-take one or more RESA tasks this year, must be registered in CORE by their Program Coordinator by November 15, 2016.

We strongly recommend that you register eligible Resident Educators as early as possible. On September 15th, Educopia will begin to send RESA submission system activation links to candidates who are registered in CORE. These activation links will be sent to candidates who are registered in CORE on a weekly basis through the CORE registration deadline. The sooner you register your RESA candidate in CORE, the more time he or she will have to work on his or her tasks using the submission software.

Help Desk

If you have any questions, please contact the Help Desk at (855) 538-8634 – Monday through Friday, 11 a.m.–7 p.m. EST, beginning September 12th or at