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Why become a teacher?

Why become a teacher?
Great teachers begin at PSU! In Oregon alone, it is estimated that by the year 2020, 16,458 new teachers will be needed in the workforce.

GSE Information Sessions

GSE Information Sessions
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GSE programs hold accreditation through NCATE, CORE, CACREP, and NAEYC to meet and exceed national standards of quality. Learn more on the GSE Data Dashboard.


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Prospective Students – Are you an aspiring student who wants to find out how to become a teacher, counselor, school administrator, or adult or sustainability educator? Or maybe you’re a seasoned professional who wants to enhance your skills?


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Research and Centers – Would you like to learn about GSE faculty research and how its application impacts P-20 and human services practice?


Alumni and Friends – Do you have a life-long connection with the GSE and want to stay up-to-date on all the exciting news, or support the efforts of future graduates?



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