Using Handbrake to Modify Video File Size and Type

HandBrake is a free software application to compress or convert video files. The vast majority of users will not need to use HandBrake. This guide was created for users who have tried and failed repeatedly to submit videos to the Educopia System. HandBrake allows users to compress their video files for a faster upload process and/or to convert their video files to a format that is accepted on the Educopia System.

Webinar Slides: Navigating the 2017-2018 RESA

Please find the slides from the 2017-2018 RESA Webinar posted here.

Webinar: Navigating the 2017-2018 RESA

This webinar walks Candidates and Program Coordinators through the 2017-2018 RESA.

Ohio RESA Guidebook 2017-2018

The Ohio RESA Guidebook includes an overview of the RESA, instructions for completing the Lesson Reflection task, a description of the Lesson Reflection domains and criteria for varying levels of performance, a glossary of terms, RESA submission and scoring policies, general systems requirements for using the submission systems, and information for modifications and accommodations.

Educopia Student Release Form

The Ohio RESA Team recommends that candidates have parents sign the following Student Release Form for incidental video capture on RESA video evidence.

RESA Modification Request Form

This form is to be completed by Resident Educators with the help of their program coordinator. Resident Educators are required to complete this form if they believe they are unable to complete the Lesson Reflection and record their lesson as outlined in the RESA Guidebook. Please note, this form does not exempt Resident Educators from the RESA, but if approved, the Resident Educator will receive a live observation modification of the Lesson Reflection. The Resident Educator will be contacted to schedule the live observation. Incomplete forms are not accepted. Submission deadline: October 10, 2017.

Please submit the completed form to by attaching this form to the email.

RESA ADA Accommodations Request Form

The RESA is an untimed performance assessment that is completed online from the beginning of the 2017–2018 school year and extending to January 19, 2018. An educator with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to access the RESA Guidebook and support materials and/or requires an accommodation to complete the assessment online according to the general assessment directions may request such accommodation by completing this form.

To request approval for an accommodation and to ensure that a timely response is received, this form must be completed and submitted to Educopia, at by October 1, 2017.

Please retain a copy of this form for your records. If you have questions about how to fill out this form, please contact Please note, this form does not exempt resident educators from completing the RESA, but if approved, modifications to the Lesson Reflection to be completed by Resident Educators will be considered.

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