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Admission to the Education Program

Candidates seeking licensure must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program no later than the end of their fourth semester at Wilmington College. Education majors who transfer to Wilmington College with 60 or more hours must be admitted no later than the end of their second semester at Wilmington. Candidates who have not been admitted on time will be counseled to choose another major.

 

Early Childhood (and Early Intervention Specialist)

  1. Complete EN101, MT102, a humanities course and a science course from the general education requirements with a grade of “C” or better in each course and an average of at least 2.75 in these courses.
  2. Complete the following courses with a grade of “C” or better in each course and an average of at least 2.75 in these courses: ED130, ED230, ED243, and ED285.
  3. Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.50.
  4. Achieve the required score on the designated pre-professional skills tests or have a 20 ACT composite score and 20 in English, Mathematics, and Reading ACT subtests.
  5. Perform satisfactorily in field experience in a school setting pre-approved by the Education Area.
  6. Be recommended by the Education faculty based on an electronic portfolio and interview with Education faculty during ED285.
  7. Answer the Ohio Department of Education’s legal questions regarding license eligibility and sign the ODE Office of Professional Conduct’s good moral character statement of assurance.
  8. BCI.FBI fingerprint report indicating “employable” taken at the Educational Service Center in ED130 or ED132.

Middle Childhood

  1. Complete one course from each of the two chosen teaching fields with a grade of “C” or better in both courses and an average of at least 2.75 in these courses.
  2. Complete the following courses with a grade of “C” or better in each course and an average of at least 2.75: ED130, ED230, ED240, and ED285.
  3. Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.50.
  4. Achieve the required score on the designated pre-professional skills tests or have a 20 ACT composite score and 20 in English, Mathematics, and Reading ACT subtests.
  5. Perform satisfactorily in field experience in a school setting pre-approved by the Education Area.
  6. Be recommended by the Education faculty based on an electronic portfolio and interview with Education faculty during ED285.
  7. Answer the Ohio Department of Education’s legal questions regarding license eligibility and sign the ODE Office of Professional Conduct’s good moral character statement of assurance.
  8. BCI.FBI fingerprint report indicating “employable” taken at the Educational Service Center in ED130 or ED132.

 

Adolescence to Young Adult  

  1. Complete two courses from the chosen content major with a grade of “C” or better in both courses and an average of at least 2.75 in these courses.
  2. Complete the following courses with a grade of “C” or better in each course and an average of at least 2.75 in these courses: ED130, ED230, and ED285.
  3. Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.50.
  4. Achieve the required score on the designated pre-professional skills tests or have a 20 ACT composite score and 20 in English, Mathematics, and Reading ACT subtests.
  5. Perform satisfactorily in field experience in a school setting pre-approved by the Education Area.
  6. Be recommended by the Education faculty based on an electronic portfolio and interview with Education faculty during ED285.
  7. Answer the Ohio Department of Education’s legal questions regarding license eligibility and sign the ODE Office of Professional Conduct’s good moral character statement of assurance.
  8. BCI.FBI fingerprint report indicating “employable” taken at the Educational Service Center in ED130 or ED132.

 

Multi Age and Career Technical

  1. Complete two courses from the chosen content major with a grade of “C” or better in both courses and an average of at least 2.75 in these courses.
  2. Complete the following education courses with a grade of “C” or better in each course and an average of at least 2.75 in these courses: ED130, ED230, and ED285.
  3. Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.50.
  4. Achieve the required score on the designated pre-professional skills tests or have a 20 ACT composite   score and 20 in English, Mathematics, and Reading ACT subtests.
  5. Perform satisfactorily in field experience in a school setting pre-approved by the Education Area.
  6. Be recommended by the Education faculty based on an electronic portfolio and interview with Education faculty during ED285.
  7. Answer the Ohio Department of Education’s legal questions regarding license eligibility and sign the ODE Office of Professional Conduct’s good moral character statement of assurance.
  8. BCI.FBI fingerprint report indicating “employable” taken at the Educational Service Center in ED130 or ED132.

 

K-12 Intervention Specialist

  1. Complete two courses from the chosen content major OR complete one course from each of the two chosen teaching fields with a grade of “C” or better in both courses and an average of at least 2.75 in these courses.
  2. Complete the following education courses with a grade of “C” or better in each course and an average of at least 2.75 in these courses: ED130, ED230, and ED285.
  3. Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.50.
  4. Achieve the required score on the designated pre-professional skills tests or have a 20 ACT composite   score and 20 in English, Mathematics, and Reading ACT subtests.
  5. Perform satisfactorily in field experience in a school setting pre-approved by the Education Area.
  6. Be recommended by the Education faculty based on an electronic portfolio and interview with Education faculty during ED285.
  7. Answer the Ohio Department of Education’s legal questions regarding license eligibility and sign the ODE Office of Professional Conduct’s good moral character statement of assurance.