Courtney Brown, 4th Grade Teacher at Sherwood Heights Elementary School
Although new to the profession of teaching, Courtney Brown is no stranger to Pendleton. A graduate of Pendleton High School, Brown continued her education at Blue Mountain Community College before transferring to Eastern Oregon University to earn her degree in June 2018. She completed her practicum at Sunridge Middle School and her student teaching this spring at Washington Elementary.
Brown joins us with formal training in Conscious Discipline and Trauma Informed Practices, two initiatives currently being implemented in the Pendleton School District.
When asked why she was interested in returning to Pendleton, Courtney stated, “I was so fortunate to have grown up in Pendleton. The teachers in this district are the reason I am so passionate about the profession. I grew up absolutely loving school, and I have to give thanks to the teachers who made my experience so great. From kindergarten through high school I had caring and passionate teachers.”