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Southern Oregon University

Reaching out to the Region

SOU offers two face-to-face classes each summer at Southwestern Oregon Community College in Coos Bay. These classes can be used for professional development or as part of the Master in Education. For more information on the Master in Education, contact Anita Caster at 541-552-6996 or

Summer 2015 Schedule

June 15-19, 2015

Three summer courses at Southwestern Oregon Community College designed to enhance your professional growth and energize your teaching!


ED 540: Reading Programs, K-12 (3 credits)

Prepares students for leadership roles in developmental, remedial, and enrichment reading programs at school- and district-wide levels. Reviews current materials, media, and management systems for teaching K–12 reading.

Monday, June 15 - Friday, June 19 from 1:00 pm to 4:20 pm


ED 547: Impact of Culture in the Classroom (3 credits)

Focuses on how culture manifests itself in school settings and provides a foundation for understanding methods and strategies to ensure that each student’s own cultural experiences are reflected and validated in classroom learning experiences.

Monday, June 15 - Friday, June 19 from 9:00 am to 12:20 pm


ED 595: Models of Professional Development (3 credits)
In this course, participants take the challenge to develop and refine their professional skills through the design and implementation of a project that benefits his/her school, district, and /or community. Through this process, educators will reflect on the success of the project and goals for their future. Students can take up to one year to complete their project ONLINE.