Carolyn Platt

Senior Instructor II & Program Coordinator, Master of Arts in Teaching

Office: 541-322-3120

Graduate & Research Center

Graduate & Research Center 111

650 SW Columbia Street

650 SW Columbia Street
Bend, OR 97702
Ph.D., Stanford University
M.A., Stanford University
B.A., Occidental College

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Carolyn Platt joined the OSU-Cascades faculty in 2009 to launch the Master of Arts in Teaching licensure program for secondary level endorsements in Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, and Mathematics. Prior to OSU-Cascades, Dr. Platt served as an academic dean at Wellesley College and an independent educational consultant to Oregon school districts and students. Dr. Platt was elected to the Bend-La Pine School Board, serving two terms in leadership positions as chair and vice-chair. She received her Ph.D. and Masters degrees in Education from Stanford University, and her B.A. in Sociology from Occidental College.

Dr. Platt’s areas of expertise are in assessment and data literacy, culturally responsive practice and professional formation, and accreditation and curriculum. She regularly consults with the State and the Teacher Standards and Practice Commission on the EdTPA (national teacher licensure portfolio), educator preparation, national accreditation, university program reviews, and teacher licensure. Recently, Dr. Platt was a guest of the Macau, China government where she provided workshops and coached Chinese high school teachers on formative assessment and student engagement.