Dr. Jan Carpenter, education department chair, presented at the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification conference in June 2015.
Marylhurst University and Clackamas Community College created the Opportunity Plus program to help transfer students complete their bachelor's degrees.
The program provides financial assistance to Clackamas Community College students who demonstrate high academic achievement and financial need.
Students who qualify for the program will receive up to $3,600 per year (fall through summer enrollment), or $900 per quarter.
To qualify, students must:
- Complete an AAOT degree from Clackamas Community College with a minimum 3.30 GPA
- Demonstrate financial need