What is it?
The WOU Bilingual Teacher Scholars Program ("WOU Scholars") is a collaboration between Hillsboro School District and Western Oregon University that provides university education for students who would like to become Spanish-English bilingual teachers. Financial aid and paid summer internships are provided to qualifying students. Graduates receive first preference for interviews and future employment in HSD schools, allowing them to return and make a difference in their community.
- Extensive financial aid opportunities for all qualifying students
- Monthly professional development activities
- Focus on academic success and dual language development
- High-quality advising, mentorship, tutoring and test prep support
- Paid summer internships in HSD
- Preference in interviewing and placement of qualified educators in HSD after graduation
- Return to HSD and make a difference in your community!
Coordinator of Career and College Pathways