Introduction into the Department
Ohio Wesleyan happens to be educating instructors for significantly more than a century. This experience verifies our belief that probably the most innovative and teachers that are effective ready at strong liberal arts universities such as ours. Our system emphasizes a good theoretical base and working experience.
- From your own very first program forward, you find out about the obligations and benefits associated with the training career by working directly with kiddies in area schools, community facilities, plus in Ohio Wesleyan’s Early Childhood Center, a laboratory preschool system.
- Ohio Wesleyan provides programs planning pupils for teacher licensure during the childhood that is early primary college, center college, and senior school amounts. We additionally offer licensure in special training.
OWU’s instructor planning system at the beginning of Childhood Education is focused on assisting prospective instructors become knowledgeable, caring, competent professionals who focus on nurturing the intellectual, social, and aesthetic development of young young ones.
We genuinely believe that an in-depth understanding of content is important for the effective instructor. To present flexibility and further improve the instructor’s grasp of this interdisciplinary nature of real information, two aspects of concentration are needed.
Incorporated Science for Teachers
Increasingly, school districts require technology instructors that are very qualified to show throughout the technology curriculum. Pupils who perform OWU’s Integrated Science major will likely to be entitled to earn Adolescent to Young Adult (AYA) built-in Science Licensure, qualifying them to instruct 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 very early youth majors can earn an early on Childhood Concentration in Special Education.
People with undergraduate levels may make a teaching permit by firmly taking courses complete amount of time in one of OWU’s undergraduate instructor licensure programs. It often takes four to five semesters to perform the licensure demands, including a semester of pupil training.
Incorporated Language Arts Built-in Mathematics Integrated Personal Studies
Drama/Theatre *Foreign Language, Spanish Music Visual Arts *If thinking about pursuing licensure in French, German, or Latin, contact the training Department seat.
Meet Our Individuals
OWU is people. Brilliant, engaging, passionate, friendly, genuine individuals. Satisfy a number of them right here.
Holly Gilbert ’12
Kindergarten Lead Teacher, Benjamin Franklin Global Class, Barcelona, Spain
“I frequently think of exactly how well the first Childhood Program at OWU ready me personally because of this job. My experience at OWU set me around be considered a reflective and flexible instructor. We discovered how exactly to produce a breeding ground by which all pupils develop into life-long learners. During my couple of years of teaching, I’ve discovered that training is ever evolving. We look ahead to most of the learning my students and I also need to do!”
Professor of Education and writer of “Teaching kid’s Literature in a period of guidelines”
Professor McClure states, “Teachers can meet up with the mandates of evaluating and criteria by sharing engaging, challenging publications of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry due to their pupils, then producing lessons that are interesting need pupils to dig deeply into all sorts of literature.”
Corey Van de Velde ’17
Columbus City Schools – 6th Level Science Teacher
“The center Childhood Education program at OWU exemplifies the best characteristics of any university that is private. The tiny class room sizes, individual relationships with my professors, 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 outstanding part models and took me personally to academic seminars as an undergraduate. These are the reason why we became the president associated with Ohio Council of English Language Arts and therefore we attained the 2010 Ohio English Teacher of the season honor.”
Professor of Education
Professor White states, “Everywhere i have taught, my place that is starting is attempting to fulfill pupils where they truly are at then stretching them to where i’d like them to choose the course.”
Emma Sparks ’16
Guest Home Manager at Pwoje Espwa Sud, Haiti
“With working out we received in education classes at OWU, i’m freer than ever…that which we learn inside our training classes at OWU is essential, significant and relevant. Possibilities usually do not stop when one chooses a significant that is directly associated with an occupation, like training.”
Jen Federer ’12
first Level Teacher, Evanston-Skokie Public Class District 65, Evanston, IL
“I knew I experienced gotten an education that is great we left OWU, but I experienced no concept just how good until we began teaching. My training classes ready me because of the skillset to be a teacher that is successful. Nonetheless, we additionally developed an capability to consider critically, create dynamically, and mirror thoughtfully. OWU revealed me personally to just teach is not a work, 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 a possiblity to begin over following a hard youth, while the possibilities in and beyond your class room had been endless. As soon as at OWU, I joined up with the homely house of H.O.P.E. (Helping Others Pursue Education) and from then on, we never seemed straight right back.”
Anthony Peddle ’14
Instructor, Columbus Africentric Early University, Columbus City Schools
“Through the training program at Ohio Wesleyan, I’d possibilities to consult with school region workers, OWU alumni whom took time out of their breaks to go to, and OWU professors who really taken care of pupils. We owe who i will be as an educator to the experiences, professors, and friends I made at OWU.” today
An Excellent Start
A Start that is good School a five-week, literacy-rich, summer time system that can help kiddies conform to a college environment and discover skills and principles to assist them to flourish in kindergarten. With one adult instructor asian women with for almost any five kiddies, pupils are included in a caring, inviting, and safe community that is learning. Good begin college is provided totally free to qualified families.
Theory-to-Practice in Costa Rica
Via A owu-sponsored theory-to-practice give, Education Majors Ali Phillips ’16 and Whitney Weadock ’16 traveled to Costa Rica to go to the Association for Childhood Education Global 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 look forward to linking their future classrooms to other people around the globe to be able to assist their students better realize citizenship that is global other countries.