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About the Graduate School of Education

Leading, Learning, Life-Changing

By the time your studies are complete, you will have had a life-changing experience that points you down the path to a successful future.

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Dr. Randy Hitz is the Dean of the Graduate School of Education at Portland State University. His administrative experience includes two other deanships (eight years each at the University of Hawaii and Montana State University) and work in the Oregon Department of Education as the Early Childhood Education Specialist. His teaching experience ranges from preschool and kindergarten to graduate education. Though he has been an administrator for over 20 years, he still sees himself primarily as a teacher and an advocate for quality education at all levels.



Graduate School of Education
Portland State University
PO Box 751
1900 SW 4th Ave
Portland, OR 97207
Phone: 503-725-4619
Fax: 503-725-8475

The GSE is located on the second floor of the Fourth Avenue Building, on the corner of SW Harrison and SW 4th Avenue.

The GSE reception desk is located adjacent to the central elevators and stairwell. Office hours are 8am-5pm Monday through Friday. The GSE is closed all university holidays.


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