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About CEED

Continuing Education (CEED), a unit within the Graduate School of Education at Portland State University, provides quality education to support the professional growth of preK-16 educators, trainers, and human service professionals.

CEED involves experts in academia and the community in all phases of the planning, development, and implementation of offerings in order to respond to professionals' continuing education needs with innovative and effective strategies.

We are conveniently located in downtown Portland, Oregon. Campus facilities provide a central site for those who work and live near the city. Programs are also offered throughout the metropolitan area and in select sites statewide.

CEED mission statement
Continuing Education in the Graduate School of Education expands the strengths and accessibility of the Graduate School of Education by offering innovative, flexible, and responsive programs, supporting lifelong learning of educators, trainers, and human service providers.

Graduate School of Education

The CEED program and support staff have expertise in adult learning practices, and content areas, and provide support for our students and faculty. Listed below are our staff and their areas of responsibility.

Name Phone/Email Areas of responsibility
Paul Beaulieu
Office Specialist
Room #204T
Registration/grade issues
Cooperative program liaison
General information
Grading coordinator
Registration packet coordinator
Nancy Eichsteadt
Program Specialist
Room #412B
Marketing coordination and production for CEED and GSE

Kerry Goldstein
Program Specialist

Room #303

Early Childhood online courses, Blended Early Education Specialist

Added Elementary Endorsement
Deepening Mathematical Understanding 

Linda Jessell
Director, CSS
Professional development
Consulting and third party evaluations
Center for Student Success (CSS)
School improvement services
Constance LaGue
Admin. Specialist
Room #204S
Operations coordinator for the Center for Student Success Third-Party Evaluations Budget reporting
Deepening Math publications

Eddy Lentz
Program Specialist

Room #412B  
Marketing, production, and print materials
Daryn Lee
Office Specialist 
Room #204M
Noncredit registration, accounting, appointment letters, and evaluations specialist and web team member
Kathy Lovrien
Program Specialist
Room #319
Graduate Certificate in Addictions Counseling
Behavioral Health
School Counseling
Trauma certificate
Clinical Supervision
Issues in Clinical Practice
Patty Maxwell
Office Specialist
Room #204P
Letters of offer, budget, finance, supply ordering
Jeremy McPherson
Program Specialist
Room #412B
Assistant Director of Web and Technology Strategy
Mark Mentzer
Registration Coordinator
Credit registration
Kisha Milfort
Office Specialist

Room #204Q
Audio visual equipment
Book and materials ordering
Catering arrangements
Room arrangements
Ruth Murray
Program Specialist
Library/media advising
Toni Plato
Program Specialist
Room #305
OEA/NEA Online curriculum
Training and Development
Online program liaison. IAL and CAL programs.
Marion Sharp
Program Specialist
Room #416

Adoptions Certificate

Infant Toddler Mental Health

Interpersonal Neurobiology
Elizabeth Snyder
Program Specialist
Room #318
Literacy and library contract classes
Library Media Programs. Online master's in Curriculum and Instruction
Tracy Williams-Murphy
Program Specialist
Room #316
Special educator professional development Secondary Dual Educator Program
Autism certificate
AddSpEd endorsement
Aspergers/HFA certificate
Alan Willoughby
Executive Support
Room #204R
Ktraks database entry
Certificate of completion forms
CEU clock hours/NBCC hours
Associate dean support
Open enrollment cancellations
Repeat courses
Courtesy appointments
Julie Wolleck
Program Specialist  
503-725-8234 Room #317
Cooperative agencies