My college education and ensuing professional employment (before becoming a teacher later in life) was in the field of engineering. There is a pretty well established hierarchy of schools within this discipline and from my professional experience, the hierarchy holds true to form (for the most part) in terms of excellence of the schools' graduates. In the field of elementary or secondary education, is there such a hierarchy? If so, which schools are recognized for the excellence of its graduates? If not, why do you think that is the case? As always, TIA. This site is always a wealth of good information and advice. Regards.