This week, we talk about a big Ducks win, the Beavers coming on strong, news and notes about the plan (including some options), how you can use your Oregon College Savings Plan account, 529 expert feedback and more.
A conversation with the President of Oregon Institue of Technology, Chris Maples. Topics include his background, his path to OIT, what he loves about being an educator, his hopes for Oregon and its students and more.
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The Director of International Programs at PSU, Sully Taylor reflects on her past work, what makes a great study abroad experience, Oregon’s role in the rest of the world, the evolution of education and more.
Al Stavitsky, Senior Associate Dean and Professor, Director, George S. Turnbull Portland Center in the School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Oregon shares his perspective on the SOJC program, the future of education and why Oregon is such a great place to teach.
Curt Bacon, director of the Accelerated Baccalaureate Program as Southern Oregon University discusses the program, his time as an educator and what he loves most about teaching in Oregon.
Vailey Oehlke, Multnomah County Director of Libraries, chats about her education, what makes libraries so special, the evolution of technology and libraries, the importance of reading for children and more.
Bob Davies, president of Eastern Oregon University discusses his passion for being part of the university’s fabric, EOU’s growth, what he values most about being an educator and more.
We are proud to present the Oregon College Savings Plan Podcast. Our goal is to highlight and share stories related to education at every level around our state. We’ll chat with teachers, professors, administrators, financial experts — anyone who is intimately involved with education in Oregon.
Our first podcast is with JD Kiggins of the Integrated Media Program at Mount Hood Community College. Our discussion includes the history and evolution of the program, how students benefit from the program and JD’s perspective of educational opportunity in our state.