Education department

Students participate in clinical practice

Through Bluffton's teacher education courses, you will be prepared to create communities of learning and respect in your classroom. Bluffton graduates are among the best qualified in the nation, as reflected in student rankings on the Praxis II assessments and in the reputation our graduates enjoy once they enter the teaching profession.

What's special about Bluffton's teacher education department?

To contact the education department:
Phone:  419-358-3331
Fax:  419-358-3074

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Classroom experience


Bluffton is different in that you get hands-on experience (also called field experience) in a classroom beginning as early as your first year in the education program.

Teacher Job Fair

Education Expo

Seven private universities join forces to provide an annual opportunity for teacher candidates to meet with recruiters from school districts around the country. The 2015 event will be held at Bluffton University on April 15.
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Bluffton University's education department received reaccreditation until 2017. In its report, the NCATE team specifically cited Bluffton for modeling best professional practices in teaching and service, and for its leadership and authority, facilities and resources, including technology.  >>>more