The College Database - the most current and comprehensive source for U.S. college and university data - has named its top colleges in the state for teacher education. Anderson University's School of Education made the top twenty for the "Top Colleges in Indiana: Shaping the Next Generation," which highlights the post-secondary institutions in the state that produced the most education graduates during the 2012 school year.
"We are very pleased to be in the top 20 of Indiana Colleges and Universities making the largest impact on educating and shaping future teachers for the classroom," said Dr. Jan Fulkerson, dean of the School of Education. "Our ranking validates the excellent program and outstanding faculty that we have here at Anderson University in the Teacher Preparation Program."
Fulkerson credits AU's field experiences each semester, service learning, internships, technology for the classroom, and year-long student teaching experiences a few of the examples of how "AU teacher candidates are well prepared to make a positive difference in the classroom."
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Anderson University is a private Christian university in central Indiana. Anderson University continues to be recognized as one of America's top colleges by U.S. News and World Report, The Princeton Review, and Forbes. Established in 1917 by the Church of God (Anderson, Ind.), Anderson University offers more than 65 undergraduate majors and graduate programs in business, music, nursing, and theology.