Kate Eckert, MS

School & Community Partnership Coordinator
503-352-1438
Berglund Hall 113

I have worked at Pacific University’s Forest Grove campus as the School & Community Partnership Coordinator for the School of Learning & Teaching since March 2016. My current role includes coordinating placements and placement processes for teacher candidates and practicum teachers, student teacher supervision, and fostering partnerships with K-12 schools and community organizations.

I earned dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Elementary Education and Liberal Studies: Math/Science from Rowan University in May 2009. I spent seven years teaching middle school math in Southampton Township Public School District in Southampton, NJ while completing a Master of Science degree in Educational Leadership from Delaware Valley University in May 2013 and obtaining administrative certifications. I am currently a PhD student in Pacific University’s Education & Leadership program. My research interests include K-12/University partnerships, clinical practice, mentoring and supervision, interprofessional field placements, and teacher candidate dispositions.

I am an ISTJ, Virgo, lefty, and Hufflepuff. My favorite things include my shih tzus Bella and Eddy, hiking, thunderstorms, Halloween, roller coasters, and anime.

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