Teacher Preparation Programs Available at Hanover College
Elementary Education K-6 (major required)
Special Education (Mild Interventions) Dual License P-12
Secondary Education 5-12 (double major) in the following content areas:
Social Studies (Historical Perspectives, Government/Political Science, Economics, Sociology, Psychology)
Sciences (Biology, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Earth Space Science, Physics)
World Languages (French, German, Spanish (P-12 certification available)
Physical Education and Health (P-12 available)
Visual Arts (P-12 available)
Theatre Arts (P-12 available)
2021 Completion Rate of Teacher Candidates (Certification for Licensure)
89% of admitted teacher candidates completed the certification program (17 of 19)
2021 Median GPA of Program Completers at Graduation
3.475 Median GPA of all 2021 completers
2021 Completers Employed in Education Related Employment
88% of Program Completer were confirmed as employed in education related employment for the fall of 2021 (15 of 17)
15 of the 17 completers were employed as full time classroom teachers
2021 Program Completers Passing Indiana Licensing Exams
53% of the 2021 cohort of Completers passed the Praxis exams and are licensed in Indiana (9 of 17)
4 of the 17 completers are teaching on an emergency permit while preparing for the Praxis exams.
2 of the 17 completers are currently out of state on other pursuits, including the Disney College Program.
*Indiana transitioned licensing test providers from Pearson Core to ETS Praxis on 9.1.2021 and many completers waited to take the new and improved licensure exams.
2021 Satisfaction of Program of Completers
The EPP has not yet received the data from the Indiana Department of Education Survey of First Year Teachers.
The Hanover College Educator Preparation Program surveys first year teachers anonymously in April of their first year of teaching. The responses for the 2021 cohort of completers can be viewed by clicking this link: 2021 Education Alumni Survey Responses
2020 Completion Rate of Teacher Candidates
94% of admitted teacher candidates completed the full Program (15 of 16)
2020 Median GPA of Program Completers at Graduation
3.57 Median GPA of all 2020 completers
2020 Completers Employed in Education Related Employment
100% of program completers were confirmed as employed in education-related employment for fall 2020
13 of 16 completers were employed at full-time classroom teachers
2020 Completers Passing Indiana Licensing Exams
56% of the 2020 cohort of completers passed the CORE exams and are licensed in Indiana.
Nine completers are fully licensed in Indiana One completer is attending graduate school
Two completers are out of state teachers with Indiana licensing not required
Three completers are teaching full-time on an emergency permit while completing licensure requirements
One completer is working outside of education while completing licensure exams
Satisfaction of Program Completers
87% of Program Completers ranked their teacher preparation as EXCELLENT in an Indiana Department of Education survey of first year teachers.
The Hanover College Educator Preparation Program surveys first year teachers anonymously in April of each year. The responses for the 2020 cohort of completers can be viewed by following this link:
2020 HC EPP Cohort Alumni Survey Responses
The Hanover College Educator Preparation Program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and hosted our first CAEP Accreditation visit in March of 2021. The accreditation report will be finalized in Fall of 2021.
Supervised Clinical Experiences
10 hours+ of early field experience (observations) begin in EDU 221/EDU 252 as early as the freshman year.
60 to 100 hours or of pre-student teaching clinical experiences starting as early as the freshman year including 20 hours of clinical field work in EACH of the Methods (300 level) courses. Elementary Education = 100 hours and Secondary Education = 60 hours. This is usually in the junior year.
Approximately 490 hours (4 units of credit) of supervised clinical experiences during the student teaching assignment for seniors pursuing licensure certification.
Approximately 40 hours (1 unit of credit) of supervised clinical experiences in an urban teaching environment which could be in the sophomore, junior, or senior year dependent on individualized scheduling.