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Educator Preparation Program

Prospective Teacher Candidates

A "TEACHER CANDIDATE"  is a Hanover College education student who has been formally admitted to the Educator Preparation Program by the Teacher Education Committee (TEC). Prior to that, students interested in becoming a teacher are prospective candidates. This includes high school seniors visiting Hanover, First Years, Sophomores, or any student who has yet to be admitted.

The first thing we recommend is to take EDU 221 as soon as possible! This is our "gateway" course and is required before applying and also as a prerequisite for higher level courses. All applications should be submitted by the November 1 deadline during the Sophomore year...even if an applicant falls outside of the admission requirements. Please contact a member of the Education department so that they may guide you. Those who do not meet the cutoff for SAT/ACT must take the Praxis CORE exam to be considered for admission. GPA must be at or above 2.67. Admission will be considered when all requirements are met, but students will be asks to complete individual pieces prior to their completed application. 

PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICANT NEED TO HAVE THEIR STANDARD FOR SUCCESS SUBSCRIPTION IN FORCE TO COMPLETE THE APPLICATION PROCESS! For information on SFS please see our Resources and Documents tab here: https://education.hanover.edu/resources/success.php

Please check out the FAQ tab AND the APPLYING tab at the left for more information about applying to the Hanover College Educator Preparation Program as well as helpful links.

The Education Department faculty and staff are available to help with any questions students have! 

Just click on the name below:
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Dr. Dustin Bailey, Department Chair and Assistant Professor of Secondary Education and Special Education

Dr. Debbie Hanson, Associate Professor Elementary Education

Professor Dava Roth, Assistant Professor of Education

Mrs.Cheryl Torline, Licensing Advisor and Educator Preparation Program Student Services Coordinator