Elementary teacher prep program earns A+
“This A+ rating from the National Council on Teacher Quality reflects decades of hard work by UA’s literacy faculty... Being recognized nationally, is a testament to our dedication and commitment to academic excellence.”
Dr. Lisa Lenhart
Professor of curricular and instructional studies and
Lead literacy faculty
The heart and soul of education
As a student in the LeBron James Family Foundation College of Education, you will be at the forefront of educational trends — learning through hands-on experiences in our newly renovated, state-of-the-art labs and classrooms.
Our college is fully accredited, recognized for “national excellence” and distinctive because of our novel Urban Youth Mentoring Program, our Teacher Education Learning Community and more.
WHY CHOOSE AKRON?
Urban Stem Center
An umbrella organization to advance STEM education and research through activities both on and off UA campus.
The College of Education's Zook Hall, is designed for educators with advanced technologies and ample space for learning.
Get meaningful hands-on experience with our long-standing partnerships in NE Ohio and specialized centers where you can participate in a variety of programs.
Student Teaching & Field Experience
Develop skills and prepare for your career through the strong collaboration we offer with our K-12 partners, including the I PROMISE School.