Want to teach in Oregon someday?
Good. We need you! Teaching is one of the most amazing and rewarding careers. By becoming an educator in Oregon you will:
Is teaching the right career for you?
Right now, you can follow these steps to help get you in a classroom one day:
Many teachers begin their education after high school at one of Oregon’s 17 community colleges. This can be a viable option to save on the higher costs of college/university tuition and resident housing costs that you won’t need if you can start your education close to where you live. It is critical to tell your counselor and the community college advisor that you plan to eventually transfer to an educator preparation program so that you take the right courses that transfer into the college that you are seeking to enter.
With the help of Oregon Promise, you may be able to save even more while you are attending the first two years of college.
For those who earn an Associate level degree at a community college and then work in industry, selecting the right courses during your first two years then makes it easier to transfer when you are ready to start your education program.
Shape the Future. Teach in Oregon.