Post Graduate Programs, Online

Transition to Teaching

Licensure Preparation

A Program for College Graduates who want to Become Teachers

Our nationally accredited Transition to Teaching program is for individuals with a bachelor’s degree who are interested in obtaining their initial secondary or elementary teaching license. We have two versions of the program: a fully remote program for working adults, especially geared toward those already working in schools, or daytime in-person coursework with traditional field placements. Already teaching on an emergency permit? Check out our online program for working teachers.

Whether in person or online, all of our programs offer the following:

  • Professors with P-12 teaching experience
  • Individualized faculty advising and mentorship
  • Coursework that integrates the most recent research on students, schools, and learning
  • An asset-based approach to students’ diverse backgrounds and abilities
  • State and national recognition and accreditation

JOIN US FOR A ZOOM INFO SESSION to see if this program is right for you.

We will be hosting an information session through Zoom on Tuesday, May 28 from 7:00 to 7:30 p.m. to share about Goshen College’s Transition to Teaching program. You’ll hear about our program design, cost and financial aid options, and will have time to ask any questions that will help you decide if this program is right for you.  Register Here.

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Transition to Teaching Faculty

Robina Sommers

Assistant Professor of Education
Director of Teach Elkhart County

Brooke Lemmon

Professor of Education
Director of Special Education

Suzanne Ehst

Professor of Education
Director of Secondary Education

Kathy Meyer Reimer

Professor of Education
Director of Elementary Education

Danaé Wirth

Director of Accreditation
Assistant Professor of Education

Roy Jackson II

Assistant Professor of Education