MARY JANE CADEZ
BRINGS 40+ YEARS OF EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE TO THE CHALKBOARD PROJECT
Portland â€" July 17, 2013 â€"Â Mary Jane Cadez, an experienced educator, has joined the Chalkboard Project team to oversee the implementation ofÂ TeachOregon. Â TeachOregon gives school districts, community colleges and university preparation programs the opportunity to design innovative models to prepare the next generation of diverse and effective Oregon teachers.
This year Cadez retired as the Assistant Superintendent of the Salem-Keizer School District
, the second largest district in Oregon.
Cadez spent much of her career as a â€œteacher of teachers.â€� After beginning her career as a first-grade teacher, Cadez went on to serve as a clinical demonstration teacher at Utah State University, Preschool Coordinator (including work on the Navajo and Ute Reservations), Special Education Program Administrator, Clinical Research Instructor preparing both pre-service and in-service teachers at the undergrad and graduate level, Principal of a K-5 elementary school and Director of Personnel Services.