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Educator Preparation Program

Facts and Figures

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)

2020 Completion Rate of Students
94% of admitted teacher candidates completed the full Program (15 of 16)

2020 Completer Median GPA at graduation
3.57 Median GPA of all 2020 completers

2020 Completers Employed in Education Related Employment 
100% of program completers were 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 for Indiana licensure.

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

National Accreditation
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
100 hours or more of pre-student teaching clinical experiences starting as early as the freshman year *pre-pandemic

Four units of credit (approximately 490 hours) of supervised clinical experiences during the student teaching assignment including during the pandemic.

One unit of credit (approximately 40 hours) of supervised clinical experiences in an urban teaching environment.

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