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Grow Your Own



  • Do you want to be a positive change in the world?

  • Do you want to impact the lives of children?

  • Do you want to shape Oregon’s future?

  • Are you interested in becoming a teacher?

  • If you answer yes, then Shape Oregon’s Future: Become a Teacher is for you!

The GYO can support you in troubleshooting potential barriers, accessing programs, connecting you to university systems, and finding financial aid opportunities. If you're ready to start on the path to impacting the lives and futures of Oregon's students and would like to meet with our Teacher Pathway Navigator, click here!

The Willamette Education Service District (Willamette ESD) has launched Shape Oregon’s Future: Become a Teacher, a campaign to connect you with resources and support so you can move forward towards a career as a teacher.

Regardless of if you are still in high school or looking for a career change! We can help guide you through all the steps that it will take to launch your career as an educator.

Ready to start your journey towards becoming an Oregon educator?

Get in touch with our Teacher Pathway Navigator at

Not quite sure if you're ready to start your journey, or you just want to learn more about becoming a teacher in Oregon?

Visit the Become An Oregon Educator website.