As a teenager, Chris Stamm MAT ’22 dropped out of high school in the San Francisco Bay area and describes his road to college as a rocky one. Now, he is pursuing a master of arts in teaching in special education.
Pacific University College of Education Calls on Newberg School Board to Rescind Ban on BLM and Pride Symbols
The Pacific University College of Education faculty and staff advocate for those in the Newberg School District and beyond who are suffering from the racist incidents in the Newberg School District and the marginalization of LGBTQIA+ and BIPOC communities by the Newberg School Board.
Remote learning, along with changing pandemic protocols, took a toll on students and teachers. And they’re still navigating the uncertainty.
Elona Wilson '18 took her undergraduate degree and ran with it, breaking a family cycle of poverty and addiction on her way to becoming a respected leader of Next Up, a Portland, Ore.,-based nonprofit.
As a child, Méndez Bolaños ’21 attended a school in Hillsboro where she struggled to keep up with classes requiring English. Now she teaches English language learners in the same school.
Kenny Long MAT '19 chose the Pacific University master of arts in teaching in special education program in part because it was quick and flexible.
Karren Timmermans developed her love of teaching early.
William Hedgepeth MAT '07 was coaching football and basketball at Springfield High School in Oregon, when he could grow the connection and guidance he offered student-athletes as a teacher.
Growing up, Pamela Lee '19, MAT '20 looked up to all of her teachers.
In Memoriam: Larry Burden '52, MAED '56