Promoting lifelong learning

Our mission is to enrich lives in the classroom and in communities. Our students will become the next generation of teachers, adult educators, informal educators, counselors and educational leaders. Our faculty’s research helps us understand how people learn and teach. Today's students will support tomorrow's learners.

Welcome back College of Education students!

Whether it is your first year, second year, or more, fall term always brings the fresh feeling of the start of something new. This term, set goals, stay motivated, and learn as much as you can. Remember that our advisors are here to help you with classes, organization, and planning for the future. Set up an appointment today by calling 541-737-4661 or visiting Furman 104.

Analyzing Opportunities and Outcomes for Current and Former English Learners in Oregon

Karen Thompson, assistant professor in the College of Education, received a Research-Practice Partnership Grant from the Spencer Foundation to investigate a variety of policy and practice questions, such as the time necessary for ELs in the state to attain English proficiency, the effect of exiting EL services on later outcomes, and whether EL students with disabilities are disproportionately represented in special education.