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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.

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Our Impact

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Hours of educator prep experiences

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Teacher candidates who completed student teaching

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Teacher candidates who passed state licensure tests

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Recent Ohio State graduates hired in Ohio public schools

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Student Placements

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.

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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


Ohio counties

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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.

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Education Preparation Programs

Learn how Ohio State is preparing the next generation of teachers to educate for excellence and engage for transformation today.


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