Spring 2013 candidates for Willamette University's Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree are excellent prospects for teaching positions. These candidates will qualify for the MAT degree and the Oregon Initial Teaching License after successfully completing the program in June. In this guide you will find highly qualified teaching candidates for authorization levels in Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle and High School.
Learn more about how to find a job. Resources for searching for jobs in Oregon, across the country and overseas are available to current candidates and graduates.
Willamette's Graduate School of Education is excited to support the professional growth of the excellent teachers in the Willamette Valley. These courses encompass the great variety of interests and needs of the classroom teacher and school administrator as they respond to new challenges, new regulations, and the continuing desire to improve their skills as a professional in education.
The Oregon Writing Project at Willamette supports excellence in the teaching of writing at all educational levels and subjects through collaboration, education, and community involvement. Through a professional development model, OWP at Willamette aims to build the leadership, programs, and research needed for teachers to help their students become successful writers and learners.
The Fine Arts Festival is an annual event that brings local school children to the Willamette University campus to celebrate art, architecture, music, theater, and dance.
Willamette University is one of six partners in the OTEN Consortium that received a $1.6 million Teacher Quality Enhancement-Partnership grant from the US Department of Education. It is designed to increase student achievement in K-12 classrooms in high need schools and to assist teachers who use technology in the classroom.