Educator Pathways Program


    • Provide support and professional development to TTSD classified staff and students interested in obtaining education licensure. 
    • Meet TTSD diverse educator goals:
      • Decreasing the racial diversity (racially and/or  linguistically) between staff and students from 30.9% points to 15% percentage points.
    • Connect TTSD talent to high needs, hard to fill vacancies

    New Classified Staff Cohort Applications Now Being Accepted!!!!

    Applications due: Friday, May 27th, 2022. 

    To APPLY for the program:

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  • Learn more about the program in our DEP Video


    Educator Pathway Navigator

    The program's navigator is here to help you:

    • Find out if the Educator Pathways program is the right fit for you given your career goals
    • Assist you in completing the program's application 
    • Investigate licensure programs in the state 
    • Assist with the completion of university application materials 
    • Provide professional development around time management, study tips, equity and identity, apply for jobs, and interviewing strategies 

    Contact: / 503-431-4156

  • Are you a high school student interested in becoming a teacher?

    Do you want to make a difference by teaching in your own community?

    Would you like to come back and teach in Tigard-Tualatain schools?


    The Diverse Educator Pathway program is for YOU!!! We can offer support in navigating the college admissions process, enrolling in a teacher's program and also support you through your college journey! After graduation, we will help you prepare for an interview for a teaching position at Tigard-Tualatain Schools! Get in touch with a connector at Tigard High School or Tualatin High School to learn more! 

    Tigard High School: Ms. Morales at 

    Tualatin High School: Mr. Alvarez at

    Our student cohort graduating from TTSD in 2022 has been chosen!!! Congratulations to the scholarship and program recipients! Be on the lookout for the application for the 2023 graduating seniors! 


  • COMPASS Program Scholars 

    If you are a TTSD Classified staff member within your last two years of your BA/BS or MAT, we encourage you to apply to the COMPASS program. Scholars receive professional learning opportunities from district educators and leadership and additional financial support.

    Congratulations to the 2021-2022 Diverse Educator Pathway COMPASS Scholars:

    • Carrol Tan, Pacific University, Special Education
    • Ana Rodgriguez Diaz, Portland State University, International Teaching Education  
    • Jennifer Arroyo, Portland State University, Bilingual Teacher Pathway Program  


    Applications are now being accepted for the 2022-2023 cohort!!! Applications are due on Friday, May 27th, 2022. Contact for more information! 

  • Connectors 

    Educator Pathway Connectors are located throughout the school district and are available to:

    • Help answer questions about the program to see if it's a good fit for you
    • Connect you with the program navigator 
    • Check in on your program and licensure progress 

    Contact information:

    Arnulfo Torres: Fowler MS, Science Teacher

    Martin Alvarez: Tualatin HS, Culturally Responsive Coordinator

    Gigi Escobar: Twality MS, Dean of Students

    Viridiana Morales: Tigard High School, Family Partnership Advocate, primary translator