2018-2019 Educator Preparation
Every year, Ohio State and our education partners work together to develop high-quality educators in more than 50 licensure programs across the university. This commitment to training the best educators ranks Ohio State the best in the state, according to U.S. News & World Report. Important to this renowned distinction are the meaningful learning experiences Ohio State students get in diverse school settings. This 2018-2019 snapshot tells the story of how our pre-service educator and school administrator students engaged with communities throughout Ohio.
Hours of educator prep experiences
Teacher candidates who completed student teaching
Teacher candidates who passed state licensure tests
Recent Ohio State graduates hired in Ohio public schools
In 2018-19, K-12 licensure students were placed in student teaching, observation, internship and practicum placements. These experiences, along with an Ohio State education, help develop educators who have a positive impact the moment they set foot in a school.
Placements in 2018-19 academic year
Site mentors/cooperating teachers
887 placements in 13 urban districts
859 placements in 29 suburban districts
264 placements in 45 small town districts
173 placements in 43 rural districts
Ohio public schools
Ohio public districts
Inclusive and Diverse Placements
Important to the development of Ohio State teacher candidates are their learning experiences in diverse school environments. It ensures they are prepared to teach all learners no matter their background. Ohio State graduated 397 teacher candidates during the 2018-19 academic year who experienced hundreds of inclusive and diverse placements throughout the course of their teacher education program.
At least one placement in a diverse/inclusive learning environment
At least one placement with P-12 special needs students
At least one placement in an economically disadvantaged district
At least one placement in a racially diverse district
At least one placement with English language learners