Dr. Jan Carpenter, education department chair, co-authored an article on building teacher collaboration in the October 2014 issue of Association for Middle Level Education Magazine.
Department of Education
MS, Special Education, University of Oregon
BS, Communication Studies, Northwestern University
Leading Professional Learning Communities
Candace has spent more than 30 years as a teacher and school and district administrator. Her career included stints as principal at three at three Oregon elementary schools, a professional development administrator in the Beaverton School District, and as a special education teacher. She also spent a year as a Creative Leadership Achieves Student Success project coordinator for the Chalkboard Project.
Candace earned post-graduate administrative certification from the University of Oregon and Lewis & Clark College, and was a member of the National Staff Development Council Academy class of 2010.