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Brenda Contreras is kneeling next to a student in the elementary school classroom where she teaches as part of Oregon State's Master of Arts in Teaching program. The child wears a blue denim jacket and has long, dark and curly hair. Both are looking at a learning tablet that the student is holding.

Opportunities in action

By Cody Bowie July 26, 2018 If you ask Brenda Contreras what her time at Oregon State has provided her, she’ll answer in one word: opportunities. Opportunities such as scholarships, a chance to teach near her hometown and experience in a dual-language classroom. The Oregon State psychology graduate is now finishing her first year in […]

A teacher sits at a long table while four elementary-age students stand in pairs on either side.

Breaking the mold

What if part of your teacher education included an intensive, 2-year residency inside a public school where you co-taught with – and were mentored by – a seasoned teacher from day one? (Think medical school residencies, but in schools instead of hospitals.) A newly-launched, graduate program is doing this, and more.

A teacher works with four students in the Beaverton School District. They all sit around a table in small green chairs.

Oregon State, Beaverton School District to deliver new hybrid teacher licensure program

The Master of Arts in Teaching with an option in Clinically Based Elementary program is a two-year, full-time master’s degree program that immerses students in the classroom from day one, where they will co-teach and work side by side with experienced Beaverton School District educators.