Hiram College

Teacher Educator Quality and Performance

Teacher Licensure Exams

To qualify for an initial teaching license in Ohio, candidates must successfully pass teacher licensure exams. The Ohio Assessments for Educators (OAE) exams measure professional (pedagogical) knowledge and the subject-specific content area knowledge of candidates. Hiram’s education department has constructed its curriculum to ensure that aspiring teachers excel on these assessments. Our 100% pass rate on teacher licensure exams demonstrates our graduates are prepared to meet licensing and state requirements.

Hiram College Pass Rates on Teacher Licensure Exams
Pass Rate
All program completers, 2015-2016 100%
All program completers, 2014-2015 100%
All program completers, 2013-2014 100%
 Pass-Rate Reports for Hiram College:

Ohio Educator Preparation Performance Reports

Ohio recognizes that high-quality teachers are developed through high-quality educator preparation programs. The Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) releases an annual comprehensive performance report for each ODHE-approved educator preparation program in the State of Ohio. The report permits the public to view aggregate data for all graduates statewide and by institution and program area. The report provides essential data used to measure program impact and program outcomes and to continuously improve the quality of our teacher preparation program.

Educator Preparation Performance Reports for Hiram College:

Title II Report on the Quality of Teacher Preparation

Title II of the Higher Education Act requires states and teacher preparation institutions to submit annual reports on the quality of teacher preparation. The Title II Report on the Quality of Teacher Education is prepared and submitted annually by the Hiram College Education Department. The federal report contains information from the 50 states and territories. From this page, users can access Ohio’s current and past state reports, as well as required data from each provider.

ACCREDITATION

Hiram College is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The Education Department at Hiram College is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

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Individual licensure programs are approved by the Ohio Department of Higher Education and nationally recognized by the following Specialized Professional Associations:

  • National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
  • Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE)
  • National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
  • National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)
  • National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)