Innovative Teacher Preparation
The TeachOregon PAC exemplifies the goal of ensuring that well-prepared teachers from diverse backgrounds will be entering Oregon’s classrooms with the skills they need to help Oregon students be successful in school and in their communities.
Closing the achievement gap and increasing overall student achievement is an important outcome for the TeachOregon PAC. In order to reach this goal, we must increase the diversity of the teacher workforce, better prepare…
The TeachOregon PAC brings together diverse communities, school districts, community colleges and universities. We collaborate to re-think and re-invent the way that we prepare teachers, resulting in a shared…
TeachOregon PAC partners are interested in exploring collaborative/co-teaching models in which a student teacher and experienced classroom teacher work together to plan lessons and take turns leading instructions. This is different than the traditional model, which places the student teacher as the lead teacher with little to no instructional collaboration with the experienced teacher. TeachOregon PAC also plan to explore models to better prepare STEM education.