Master of Education Faculty

Professor; Undergraduate Program Coordinator (Forest Grove)
503-352-1441

Dr. Mike Charles is a Professor and an Undergraduate Program Coordinator (Forest Grove) for Pacific University. He has a background in curriculum and instruction with an emphasis in educational media and technology and science & mathematics education. He taught in grades K-6 for 15 years in Phoenix, Arizona, working as a K-6 computer resource teacher for the final six years.

Professor
503-352-1459

Catherine E. Kim is a specialist in TESOL (teaching English to speakers of other languages), second language acquisition, and bilingualism. 

Associate Professor
541-632-8812

Karren Timmermans has 10 years experience teaching in elementary schools and advanced degrees in reading instruction and early childhood literacy.

Associate Professor
541-632-8806

Todd Twyman's research focuses on developing classroom-based assessment to increase K-12 student achievement. 

Anita Zijdemans
Professor of Education & Director, School of Learning and Teaching, Forest Grove
503-352-3186

Dr. Zijdemans Boudreau completed her doctoral studies at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto, Canada, specializing in applied cognitive science, learning technologies, and human development. She has been involved in teacher education since 1995, teaching courses such as Critical Perspectives in Education, Educational Research, Human Development & Applied Psychology, & Educational Technology.