Only applicants who have been admitted to the Teacher Education Program may be approved to student teach. According to its mission and goals, the Education Department considers each candidate’s ability to take on the challenge and honor of serving students in our schools. To make decisions on who is ready to student teach, we use the following criteria.
Students admitted to the Teacher Education Program who are making satisfactory progress in the program shall be permitted to continue until they have completed all requirements. To be continued in the program, candidates must:
Admission to the teacher education program is selective. All applicants who wish to complete licensure requirements must apply for and be admitted to the program. To be considered for admission applicants must:
Students completing the Adolescence to Young Adult program will be licensed to teach in grades 7 - 12. This license requires in-depth preparation in a teaching field such as social studies or mathematics.
It takes a special person to become a teacher who can truly make a difference. The journey to teaching excellence begins with the liberal arts approach at Wittenberg. By graduation, our students are prepared to teach in the most challenging and stimulating environments in the world.