Program Requirements

Continuation in the Program

  • Candidates must maintain good academic standing
  • Candidates must maintain a 3.00 minimum GPA in all professional education and special education coursework with no grade lower than a C; a C- is not acceptable
  • Candidates must pass all required coursework before student teaching
  • Candidates must pass all tests required for licensure before student teaching

Requirements for Program Completion

  • Candidates must complete all coursework with satisfactory grades
  • Candidates must complete field experience, required practica, and full-time student teaching with a grade of Pass
  • Candidates must complete requirements for two work samples. Requirements include preparation, assessment, teaching, and a satisfactory evaluation.
  • Candidates must pass all applicable tests required by TSPC for licensure

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Children Playing at ELC
The Forest Grove-News Times highlights the ELC opportunities for both area children and Pacific College of Education students.
Professor Charles Michael in classroom
Pacific University Education Professor Mike Charles has been awarded an Endeavour Executive Fellowship to support a collaborative professional development project with teachers in Australia.
Dr. Leif Gustavson
Dr. Leif Gustavson, dean of the Pacific University College of Education, joined the Oregon Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (OACTE) in convening the second annual Oregon Education Summit in January 2018. Gustavson is president of the OACTE.