Education at Franklin College

education students hands on learning and by Ben statueThe Franklin College Teacher Education Program focuses on preparing teaching professionals who have the knowledge and the hands-on experience to meet the demands of innovation and change.

We combine the rich and rigorous liberal arts curriculum with the content and pedagogical knowledge teaching professionals need to have a positive impact on the K-12 learner.

Download the Elementary Education Department Major Handout
Download the Education Program at a Glance Handout

Department of Education Links

Departmental Highlights

Why do students choose teacher education at Franklin College?

  • The practical experience of working with students and experienced teachers in accredited school classrooms
  • The opportunity to be part of a community of learners who advance through the education program together
  • Superintendents and principals actively seek out Franklin College education graduates for teaching positions.

Education majors receive a personalized educational experience.

  • Faculty members know the education majors well through serving as their academic advisors and their course instructors.
  • Faculty maintains strong relationships with program graduates, providing a connection that helps both current candidates and alumni in the Franklin College family.
  • Aubrey Curry

    “This program has been amazing. I have learned so much and the support behind the professors was always there when I needed it. I wouldn’t change anything about my experience.” - Aubrey Curry '19

  • Brooke Hughes

    “Overall I have enjoyed my time in the education program and feel competent in becoming a highly successful educator.” - Brooke Hughes '19

Meet Our Faculty


Third Party Comments

The Department of Education at Franklin College is hosting an accreditation visit by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) on November, 17-19, 2019.

Information about submitting written feedback about the program (PDF)

Did You Know?

Education Majors complete 600 hours of field experiences/internships in education prior to student teaching.