College of Education

Working together to build healthy, just, and intellectually vibrant communities

Academic Divisions

Together, our three divisions prepare skilled professionals in the fields of early learning, teacher education, rehabilitation and mental health counseling, sign language and deaf culture, interpreting and interpreter education, health promotion, and exercise science. Our graduates are academically strong, ready to contribute to the continuously evolving state of their chosen professions and prepared for a variety of diverse and complex roles in schools, service organizations, and businesses.

Division of Deaf Studies & Professional Studies

Programs in American Sign Language, interpreting, rehabilitation, and deaf education.

Division of Education & Leadership

Teacher licensure degrees, endorsements, and specializations. Non-licensure programs in early childhood studies, education studies, educational technology, and special education.

Division of Health & Exercise Science

Programs in community and school health, exercise science, sports leadership, and physical education.

Stories from the College of Education

HEXS faculty compete in the 2022 Pole Pedal Paddle

HEXS faculty compete in the 2022 Pole Pedal Paddle

May 21, 2022 | Faculty & Staff HEXS faculty compete in the 2022 Pole Pedal Paddle May 14, several current and retired faculty from the Health and Exercise Science department made up two teams to compete in the 2022 Pole Pedal Paddle in Bend OR. After being...

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College of Education Main Office

220 Richard Woodcock Education Center (RWEC)
345 Monmouth Ave N.

Monday – Thursday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Phone: (503) 838-8471


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