New Faces in Pendleton Schools

Shelby Torgeson, Special Education Teacher at Sherwood Heights Elementaryshelby torgeson

A graduate of Pilot Rock High School, Torgeson attended the University of Oregon, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in German. She is currently completing her Master of Arts in Early Childhood Education with a focus on Special Education.

Torgeson has experience in international education working with students from preschool to age 60 from China, Germany and Spain. Besides German, she speaks Mandarin Chinese and Arabic. She has visited 15 countries and lived for three years in China and three years in Germany.