Gifted junior high and high school teachers are in high demand. UToledo education majors graduate with the skills to hit the ground running. Our students spend four semesters in local classrooms, learning from and working with experienced teachers.
The market for talented middle and high school educators is strong. It is expected to grow through the next decade as teachers retire and the student population increases.
The University of Toledo’s accredited program in adolescent and young adult education prepares students to teach language arts, mathematics, science or social studies in grades 7 to 12.
UToledo undergraduates focus on core education classes in their content areas during their first two years. As juniors, they begin their professional education sequences — courses in teaching methods and two year-long experiences in local classrooms.
UToledo education majors are sought by employers who know our students get more practical experience in the field than students from other universities. Schools come to UToledo each year to interview students at our annual UTeach Job Fair.
Graduates are prepared to teach in junior high or high schools from day one. They are skilled in classroom management, inquiry-based learning, integrated technology and evidence-based strategies.
Almost all UToledo education majors pass the licensure exam to teach in Ohio. Most states have reciprocity agreements with Ohio.
The Judith Herb College of Education partners with more than 150 area pre-K-12 schools to provide in-depth field placements.
UToledo education majors have two year-long experiences, working with students and outstanding teachers in local classrooms. During their junior years, students teach two lessons in the fall and two mini-units in the spring. These experiences allow students to plan, teach, assess and reflect well before the typical student-teaching experience of the senior year.