Introduction towards the Department
Ohio Wesleyan was teachers that are educating significantly more than 100 years. This experience verifies our belief that the essential innovative and effective instructors are ready at strong liberal arts universities such as ours. Our system emphasizes a good theoretical base and working experience.
- A laboratory preschool program from your first course onward, you learn about the responsibilities and rewards of the teaching profession by working directly with children in area schools, community centers, and in Ohio Wesleyan’s Early Childhood Center.
- Ohio Wesleyan provides programs planning pupils for instructor licensure during the childhood that is early primary school, center school, and senior school amounts. We additionally offer licensure in unique training.
OWU’s teacher planning system in Early Childhood Education is devoted to helping prospective instructors become knowledgeable, caring, competent experts asian women who concentrate on nurturing the intellectual, social, and visual development of young kiddies.
We genuinely believe that an in-depth understanding of content is vital for the effective instructor. To deliver freedom and further improve the instructor’s grasp of this interdisciplinary nature of real information, two regions of concentration are needed.
Built-in Science for Teachers
Increasingly, school districts require technology instructors who’re very qualified to show over the technology curriculum. Students who finish OWU’s Integrated Science major will undoubtedly be qualified to earn Adolescent to Young Adult (AYA) incorporated Science Licensure, qualifying them to show a range that is broad of topics in grades 7 through 12.
Unique training majors can make a Multi-Age (grades K-12) Intervention Specialist training permit, and childhood that is early can earn an early on Childhood Concentration in Special Education.
People who have undergraduate levels may make a training permit by firmly taking courses complete amount of time in certainly one of OWU’s undergraduate instructor licensure programs. It normally takes 4 or 5 semesters to accomplish the licensure demands, including a semester of pupil teaching.
Incorporated Language Arts Incorporated Mathematics Incorporated Personal Studies
Drama/Theatre *Foreign Language, Spanish Music Visual Arts *If enthusiastic about pursuing licensure in French, German, or Latin, contact the training Department Chair.
Meet The Individuals
OWU is people. Brilliant, engaging, passionate, friendly, genuine individuals. Satisfy a lot of them right here.
Holly Gilbert ’12
Kindergarten Lead Teacher, Benjamin Franklin Overseas Class, Barcelona, Spain
“I usually think of just how well the first Childhood Program at OWU ready me personally because of this job. My experience at OWU set me personally around be considered a reflective and versatile instructor. We discovered simple tips to produce a breeding ground for which all learning pupils develop into life-long learners. Within my several years of teaching, I’ve discovered that education is ever evolving. We look ahead to most of the learning my students and I also want to do!”
Professor of Education and composer of “Teaching kid’s Literature in a time of Standards”
Professor McClure says, “Teachers can meet up with the mandates of assessment and requirements by sharing engaging, challenging publications of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry with regards to pupils, then creating interesting classes that need pupils to dig profoundly into a myriad of literature.”
Corey Van de Velde ’17
Columbus City Schools – 6th Level Science Teacher
“The center Childhood Education program at OWU exemplifies the best possible characteristics of any university that is private. The tiny class room sizes, personal relationships with my teachers, and challenging—but rewarding—courses ready me become a specialist beginning instructor.”
Sarah Ressler ’99
Hayes Senior High School Librarian and Delaware City Schools Mentor Coordinator
Today“The OWU Education Program has made me the educator I am. The teachers had been role that is outstanding and took us to academic seminars as an undergraduate. They’ve been the reason why I became the president for the Ohio Council of English Language Arts and that we attained the 2010 Ohio English Teacher of the season award.”
Professor of Education
Professor White states, “Everywhere i have taught, my place that is starting is attempting to satisfy pupils where they may be at after which extending them to where i’d like them to choose the course.”
Emma Sparks ’16
Guest House Manager at Pwoje Espwa Sud, Haiti
“With working out we received in training classes at OWU, i will be freer than ever…that which we learn inside our training classes at OWU is very important, significant and relevant. Opportunities usually do not stop as soon as one chooses an important that is straight linked to an occupation, like education.”
Jen Federer ’12
first Level Teacher, Evanston-Skokie Public Class District 65, Evanston, IL
“I knew I experienced gotten an excellent training whenever we left OWU, but I’d no clue exactly just just how good until we began teaching. My training classes prepared me aided by the skillset to be a teacher that is successful. Nevertheless, we additionally developed a capability to consider critically, create dynamically, and mirror thoughtfully. OWU revealed us to just teach is not a task, it is a mission worthy of one’s lifework.”
Rich Sinclair ’96
Founder of Leading Schools Forward, an organization specialized in helping change schools that are struggling
“College had been to be able to begin over after a youth that is difficult in addition to possibilities in and beyond your class had been endless. As soon as at OWU, I joined up with the home of H.O.P.E. (Helping Others Pursue Education) and from then on, we never ever seemed right right back.”
Anthony Peddle ’14
Instructor, Columbus Africentric Early College, Columbus City Schools
“Through the training system at Ohio Wesleyan, I experienced possibilities to consult with college region workers, OWU alumni whom took time from their breaks to see, and OWU professors who really looked after pupils. I owe whom i will be as an educator to the experiences, professors, and friends I made at OWU.” today
An Excellent Start
A Good begin class is a five-week, literacy-rich, summer time system that can help young ones conform to a college environment and discover abilities and ideas to assist them to flourish in kindergarten. With one adult instructor for each and every five young ones, pupils are included in a caring, inviting, and safe learning community. A start that is good school provided totally free to eligible families.
Theory-to-Practice in Costa Rica
Via A theory-to-practice that is owu-sponsored grant Education Majors Ali Phillips ’16 and Whitney Weadock ’16 traveled to Costa Rica to wait the Association for Childhood Education Overseas Conference Spring 2016. They went to sessions about synergy, social innovation, and sustainability in the class while fulfilling, talking, and learning with educators from around the entire world. They appear ahead to linking their future classrooms to other people around the globe to be able to assist their students better realize international citizenship and other countries.