Promoting Lifelong Learning

The College of Education strives to be an international leader in research and in the preparation of change agents in education and related fields. We welcome you to join and share in our values: social justice, innovation, intersection of practice and research, reflection and integrity.

Speak Up, Speak Out, Be A Champion

Brett Bigham was named Oregon State Teacher of the Year in 2014, National Education Association Foundation fellow in 2015 and 2018 and he even received White House Honors from President Obama. This was a huge and momentous time in Bigham’s life, a time to celebrate, a time to plan for the future. What Bigham didn’t expect was how this was also about to become a time of huge adversity.

    A Momentous Charge

    Life is always full of obstacles, but overcoming these obstacles in order to achieve your dreams is what really defines a person. Teaching isn’t always the most profitable of careers, but it is often the most pivotal – not only for the students but for the teacher as well.

    For Carmen Lawson, teaching is a momentous charge