College of Education, Health & Society

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Education, Health & Society

Teachers of the Year start here.

Number 1 for best secondary bachelor's degrees according to best education degrees dot com in 2017

SARA ZIEMNIK '99

Named National History Teacher of the Year, 2017

The national award recognizes outstanding K-12 American history teachers across the country. Sara teaches AP U.S. history and world history at Rocky River High School in Rocky River, a suburb west of Cleveland.

Career Opportunities for Teachers


By 2024, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics calculates almost 1.9 million job openings for preschool through college-level school teachers.

Female student teacher teaching high school students.

TREY CLEMENTS ’15

B.S. Early Childhood Education

“I’ve always wanted to lead, to make a difference, and to be a positive role model for those who may not have one. In the end, I want to leave this world knowing that I brightened someone else’s future. There’s no better way to do that than by being a teacher.”

Female student teacher teaching international students.

Student Teach Abroad

Miami has one of the few education programs in the nation that offers an international student teaching option for select students. Current choices include Europe, based in Luxembourg, and Australia.

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*Please note that locations and programs are subject to change based on enrollment as well as the current political and social climate.

Miami among top 25 for best B.S. in special education degrees – 2017 College Choice

EHS student showing elementary school students how to sign the letter L.

GANIVA REYES

Assistant Professor

“We enable students to reposition themselves not just as professionals, but as intellectuals, empowering them to be agents of change and transformative leaders, which is a major aspect of the EHS core mission.”

Lori Brown

LORI BROWN '03

Director of Gifted Services, Lakota Local Schools
B.S. Special Education, M. Ed. Educational Leadership

"I love working with teams of teachers, parents, and administrators to find the best ways to meet student needs. Miami University not only gave me a strong foundation in theory and philosophy of student learning and development, but it also developed my abilities to collaborate and resolve conflicts. These are skills I rely on everyday."

Education, Health & Society Majors

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