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UOTeach: MEd in Curriculum & Teaching

Julie Heffernan
Amy Harter, Program Coordinator


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UOTeach Program
5277 University of Oregon

UOTeach is a graduate program that leads to a teaching license and a master’s of education degree in Curriculum and Teaching. The program offers two strands: Elementary Mulitiple Subjects and Middle/High School Education. The full-time program begins once per year in summer and takes five terms (summer through the following summer term) to complete. It is a cohort-based program (students are taught as a community rather than as a collection of individuals) in which students take courses in a specified sequence.

UOTeach: Classroom preparations from COE Video Tech on Vimeo. For specific program and application information, explore this site. If you are visiting campus we hope you be sure to attend one of our monthly information sessions.

Why UOTeach?

  • Students have the opportunity to earn an English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) endorsement along with their elementary or secondary licensure.
  • Curriculum emphasizes cultural awareness, social justice and a commitment to preparing teachers to reach across barriers of race, sex, gender, and socio-economics and invite children to learn. 
  • Cohorts explore questions of how students learn, how culture affects the teaching and learning process, and the role of schools in either maintaining or challenging social injustice.
  • Subject-matter methods courses use best practices in planning, instruction, and assessment.
  • Courses are taught by faculty, who offer research-based best practices and the wisdom from successful K-12 practice.
  • Field work encompases the full academic year.
  • Seasoned mentors support students throughout their field experience.


UOTeach Learning In Action

Collaborative groups across Oregon are committed to developing a strong cadre of engaged, informed, and supported teachers. Connect with these resources at Teach in Oregon.

UOTeach provides students the opportunity to gain insight into societal challenges, conflicts, and shifts. This year, students joined the debate around social justice issues on equity, gender identity, race, and sexual orientation and how they affect students and learning in education.