Donna Rainboth

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Education Faculty

  • M.S. Science Education: Oregon State University
  • B.S. Science Education: Oregon State University
  • A.A. Liberal Arts: Blue Mountain Community College


Donna Rainboth is an assistant professor of Education in the College of Education at EOU. She received her Master’s degree in Science Education from Oregon State University.  Ms. Rainboth has been at Eastern Oregon University for 18 years. During this time she has written and received numerous grants and coordinated several grant projects focused on science and math professional development opportunities for K-12 teachers. She currently teaches the secondary and elementary Science Methods courses at EOU and supervises student teachers in addition to coordinating an Engineering Design grant project and a STEM education project.  Prior to her experience in higher education, she designed science curriculum and taught math and science at the middle and high school levels in Oregon and at an international school in Venezuela. In 2003 she received OSTA’s Duane Marshall Special Service Award for her involvement in Science Education.


Courses Taught
ECED 390 Science In Early Childhood
ED 381 Curriculum Standards: Science
ED 381 Curriculum Standards: Social Studies
ED 637 Science Methods ELE
ED 682 Science Methods ML
ED 683 Science Methods HS
SCED 510 Environmental Inquiry
ED 510 Special Topics – STEM