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Bolanos
Martha Méndez Bolaños ’21 was one of two Pacific University seniors honored by the Confederation in Oregon for Language Teaching — Spanish. 
Anil Oomen
Anil Oommen MAT ’01 is passionate about equity, learning, teaching, and Pacific University. Oommen, the director of the School of Learning and Teaching at the Eugene Campus, was drawn to Pacific both as a student and faculty member because the university’s values mirrored his own.
Teachers and students in ELC Cedar Classroom
Registration is now available for the new blended third- and fourth-grade class. Enrollment will be limited to 20 students, with approximately 10 students at each grade level. Limited spaces also remain in preschool, kindergarten and a blended first-second grade class for the fall.
Noah Elliott and his students
Noah Elliott ’08, MAT ’09 was honored and surprised to be named the Oregon Small Schools Association 2020 Teacher of the Year.
AAPI Month graphic
Pacific University, the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, and the Student Multicultural Center in collaboration with university partners, proudly celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month in May.
Cameron Broome MAT '20
Cameron Broome MAT '20 had a calling to be a teacher; to help, educate, support and encourage others as he had done throughout his whole life. 
Jordyn Van Atta MAT '22
“The positive impact that a relationship with an educator can have in a student's life is what drove me into education,” Van Atta said.
Three Pacific teaching alumni are among grant-winning educators in Oregon.
Lillian Wolfe
A kindergarten teacher's extra effort set Lillian Wolfe '20 on the path to teaching.
distance learning
In a time of nearly unprecedented challenges to childhood education, parents can improve their children’s chances of success by adopting some simple considerations from the perspectives of vision, hearing and occupational therapy.

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