School of Education

Contact

(440) 826-2166, (440) 826-3779 (fax)

Campus Location

Wheeler Hall, Harding Center for Teachers

Baldwin Wallace University is recognized for preparing educators who excel — with expertise in teaching and learning, administration and college leadership. Faculty and staff in Baldwin Wallace's School of Education are intentional in their efforts to provide a rigorous, relevant and transformative experience for every student.

The School of Education offers bachelor's and master's degree programs as well as programs for teacher licensure, professional development for educators, a graduate program in school social work and a graduate program in leadership in higher education.

TEACHER LICENSURE

Baldwin Wallace's teacher education program includes an undergraduate teacher education major which prepares students for teacher licensure. Also offered are options for current teachers to renew or exchange their teacher licensure and opportunities for adults with a bachelor's degree to enter the teaching profession through licensure-only program or a licensure plus master's degree program.

MASTER OF ARTS IN EDUCATION PROGRAM

Baldwin Wallace offers master's degree programs, Master of Arts in Education (MAEd), for licensed teachers to expand their professional credentials, bring their teaching practice to a new level, master the latest technologies, and enhance leadership skills in their schools and communities.

Areas of Study

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR EDUCATORS

Professional development courses for K-12 teachers and administrators are graduate level, non-degree courses designed to enhance an educator's skills and knowledge base in just a few days while adding credit toward license renewal.

LEADERSHIP IN HIGHER EDUCATION

BW's Leadership in Higher Education (LHE) program is a master's degree program for those seeking careers in college leadership. This distinctive program integrates student affairs and academic affairs to educate and develop transformative leaders prepared to address the challenges and opportunities of higher education's continually changing landscape.

SCHOOL SOCIAL WORK PROGRAM

BW participates in a cooperative program for graduate students enrolled at the Case Western Reserve University Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences (MSASS) to provide courses leading to the School Social Work License.