Application Information

Prospective Participants

Over five years (2012-2017), EL-STEM endorsement participants will include:

  • 40 pre-service teachers, who are also NSF Noyce Scholars
  • 80 in-service STEM teachers, recruited from partner districts

Eligibility Requirements

An in-service candidate for this funded program must be:

  • Currently employed in our partner school district
  • Endorsement in math, science, engineering, technology subjects (or multiple subjects if licensed to teach grades six to eight)
  • Teaching math, science, technology content at their school

A pre-service candidate must be admitted to our Woodburn STEM MAT program through the NSF Noyce Scholarship.

Length of the Program

One year (12 calendar months). The upcoming pre-service and in-service cohorts will start in late June 2016 and end in mid-June 2017.

Course Delivery Format

The in-service cohort program is delivered 100 percent online, except for the ESOL practicum that needs to be done in an actual classroom.

The pre-service cohort program is part of the Woodburn STEM MAT program.


Apply now!

We are currently accepting applications for the upcoming in-service and pre-service cohorts (June 2016 to June 2017). The application deadline for the in-service cohort is April 15, 2016. Those who are interested in participating in this funded program are strongly encouraged to apply as early as possible. 

The EL-STEM applicant needs to submit only one Applicant Evaluation Form completed by their administrator/supervisor. Also, the application fee is waived for the EL-STEM program applicant.

Required materials

  • Completed application form
  • A current resume
  • Official transcripts from each college/university attended
  • Copy of current teaching license
  • One Applicant Evaluation Form (included application form) completed by the candidate's administrator/supervisor

Send application material to

College of Education
Admissions Office
Pacific University
2043 College Way
Forest Grove, Oregon 97116