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student and teacher
Join the ELC for the 2022-2023 School Year. Now enrolling 3rd/4th grade!
An early class at the Early Learning Community, including current Pacific student Skylar Sanchez '25
From preschool to becoming undergraduates, two students have grown up at Pacific University.
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.
Parents and children at the Brim Learning Center during pandemic
On Fridays, families arrive one by one at the Brim Family Outdoor Learning Center at Pacific University. Completed just last year, the outdoor learning space and gazebo classroom were meant to augment hands-on discovery and nature opportunities for students in the university’s Early Learning Community — a preschool through second-grade demonstration school operated by Pacific’s College of Education.
Children playing in the Cedar Classroom.
A new donor-supported outdoor classroom in the Early Learning Community gives Pacific's youngest students an innovative place to explore and future teachers a place to transform education.
Children Playing at ELC
The Forest Grove-News Times highlights the ELC opportunities for both area children and Pacific College of Education students.