"Oregon State Teacher of the Year: The Path to Advocacy"
Friday, April 18, 2014 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Brett Bigham is the first Special Education Teacher in Oregon to be
named Teacher of the Year. He is a fierce advocate for at-risk youth and children with Special Needs. Brett is a graduate of OSU and the Department of Communications. In his role as teacher he
works with a variety of students with emotional, physical and communication issues he has built a program around the communication skills he received from his program at OSU. Brett was a member of
the OSU Forensics Team and won over 50 state and national awards for the Beavers and in his current role he is traveling the state and country as Oregon's Ambassador for education.