Adolescent/Young Adult

Ages 12-21 and grades 7-12

At Bluffton, you may choose a licensure program in one of three academic areas to teach in grades 7-12. An AYA teaching license requires completing a major in a content area, licensure requirements for that area, and professional education courses. The areas in which an adolescent/young adult license may be earned include Integrated Language Arts, Integrated Mathematics and Integrated Social Studies.

Our studentsJohn Parent

John Parent, a senior English major with a concentration on adolescent/young adult education, is not only a full-time student at Bluffton but also a husband, a father of seven, a full-time regional sports editor and currently the active mayor of Delphos.

“It’s a teacher’s job, not only to prepare students for learning the material, but prepare students for life after high school and how to be successful adults no matter what they’re going into.” >>>John's story


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