Betty Jean Cordill
Master of Arts in Teaching Dept.
Betty Jean Cordill earned a Bachelors Degree from Western Oregon University and a Masters of ED and ESOL endorsement from Lewis and Clark. Betty Jean taught for over 20 years at the elementary level for Jefferson County School District in Madras, Oregon. During that time she also served as the district’s TESA (Teacher Expectations and Student Achievement) Coordinator providing training for teachers in the area of teacher expectations as well as parent education on the subject. After her retirement from public education, Betty Jean began working in the George Fox MAT program on the Redmond campus. She and her husband then relocated to the Silverton, in the Willamette Valley to be closer to family and so Betty Jean continued her work with MAT in the Salem office as well as on campus in Newberg and at the Portland Center.
She has served MAT as a cohort leader, a practicum supervisor and an instructor in courses such as: The Professional Educator, Issues in Human Development: Theory into Practice, Learning Theory, Language and Literacy, Action Research for Teachers I, Action Research for Teachers II, Action Research for Teachers III, Methods for Teaching Language Arts and Social Studies, Classroom Management Workshop and Assessment Workshop. Betty Jean has also taught Linguistics and ESOL Workshops 1 and 2 for the ESOL Endorsement Program and Strategies for Struggling Readers for the Reading Endorsement Program. She is a current member of ASCD.