THE LEBRON JAMES FAMILY FOUNDATION
School of Education
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 and Interim Director, Lead literacy faculty
Professor honored with teacher of the year award
UA Education Professor, Lynne Pachnowski, honored with Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics Kenneth Cummins College/University Teacher of the Year award.
The heart and soul of education
As a student in the LeBron James Family Foundation School 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 school 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 School of Education's Zook Hall, is designed for educators with advanced technologies and ample space for learning.
School of Education and The University of Akron scholarships
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.