Hiram College

Education, Teacher Licensure


Education - Teacher Licensure

Hiram's liberal arts curriculum ensures that students approach the education major with the professional preparation needed to move into a career in a variety of educational settings.

Roxanne Sorrick Headshot

Roxanne Sorrick, Ed.D.

Head of Teacher Education
Education Department Chair
Professor of Education


The Education Department at Hiram College is hosting an accreditation visit by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) from September 24-September 26, 2017. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments to the visiting team.


Program Highlights:

  • The Education Department at Hiram College is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), www.ncate.org
  • Hiram College’s 12-3 academic calendar is unique to the nation and provides opportunities for intensive field and clinical experiences
  • Hiram College pass rates on educator license exams demonstrate our teacher candidates consistently rank among the top in the state
  • Graduates of the Education Department are proficient in technology integration and rate their preparation program above state average in using technology to enhance teaching and student learning

Other education options

Hiram College recognizes that while the traditional teaching license meets the interests of many students, others may wish to pursue a background in education that will allow them to teach in a wide variety of settings.

In addition to programs leading to teacher licensure, the Education Department at Hiram College offers a liberal arts major in educational studies. Both programs offer students the opportunity to engage in experiences that will prepare them for challenges faced by education and educators of the 21st century.