- The Teacher Education Program at Calvin College seeks to develop responsive and transformative Christian educators who can meet the needs of diverse students in multiple school settings.
- Teacher Education department faculty are well-known for their teaching skills, leadership, research, and community involvement.
- See also: Education Staff and Education Program faculty
- The Teacher Education Program at Calvin College is accredited by the State of Michigan and is a candidate member in good standing with the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC).
- Calvin College has been preparing teachers for over 100 years.
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Facts and Figures
Teacher candidates choose from over 30 subject area specializations.
Calvin's Michigan Test for Teacher Certification pass rate is 97% - one of the highest college pass rates in Michigan.
Over 200 schools partner with us to provide classroom field experiences. A wide variety of placements are available - Christian, public, charter, rural, suburban, and urban.
About 10% of Calvin students are in the Teacher Education Program.
Calvin certifies 100-150 new teachers each year.
Where our recent graduates are teaching:
- Michigan: 50%
- Other States: 40%
- Other Countries: 10%