Jan Dinsmore

Jan Dinsmore

Education Faculty
EOU Malheur County Center
676 SW 5th Ave
Ontario, OR 97914


  • Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction:  Boise State University
  • MA in Master of Arts Education: Boise State University
  • BA in Liberal Studies: California Lutheran University

Jan’s entire career has been in education, first as a classroom teacher in a variety of grades and as a teacher educator in the CUESTE program at EOU’s branch campus in Ontario.  She especially enjoys spending time in the schools and seeing the culmination of the pre-service teachers’ learning as a university supervisor for student teachers. Jan enjoys collaborating with her colleagues on research. Her research focuses on preservice teaching, teacher education and university-k12 partnerships in culturally linguistic rural areas. She has been the Chair of the Constructivist Research, Theory and Practice SIG at AERA for several years. Jan is a reviewer for Teacher Education Quarterly , AERA and HICE. She enjoys traveling, staying warm, living and immersing herself in other languages and cultures and creating art.

Courses Taught
ED 380, ED 480 The Learning Cycle: Primary and Elementary
ED 382, ED 482 Classroom Dynamics
ED 385, ED 485 Assessment
ED 354 Reading and Language Arts Methods: Primary
ED 355 Reading and Language Arts Methods: Elementary
ED 341 Expanded Media
ED 412, 415 Student Teaching Seminar

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