Master Teacher Consortium

Successful completion of the Master Teacher Program is one of the requirements for the advanced levels of licensure under Ohio's four-tier licensure system. It is also part of the requirements to be designated a "consistently high performing teacher". For more information on the consistently high performing teacher requirements, refer to the ODE website.

The ESC of Lake Erie West Master Teacher Consortium consists of ten school districts: Anthony Wayne, ESC of Lake Erie West, Maumee, Ottawa Hills, Penta Career Center, Rossford, Perrysburg, Springfield, Sylvania and Washington Local. Applications for Master Teacher are to be submitted to the district Master Teacher Advisory committee member who will forward them to the consortium coordinator. Advisory Committee Members

In order to ensure that the most current documents are used by Master Teacher Applicants, please download the appropriate forms from the Master Teacher Website at the Ohio Department of Education. Ohio Department of Education - search for Master Teacher.

An overview of the policies, procedures and timelines for the Master Teacher Consortium can be found in this document - Master Teacher Program 2017-2018.

Professional Development sessions to help teachers prepare their Master Teacher application are also offered.  Information about those sessions can be found by clicking here. The first information session is November 6, 2017 at the ESC of Lake Erie West, 2275 Collingwood Blvd., Toledo, OH 43620.


Questions about the Master Teacher Consortium can be directed to:

Mary Himmelein, Director of Human Resources & Professional Development
419-246-3135 or

Kim Sofo, Professional Development Consultant