Portland Public Schools attracts, supports and retains talented and diverse people who use their strengths to achieve our shared goals.

  • Provide structured professional development to improve instructional practices and student outcomes
  • Create conditions that attract highly skilled and diverse staff
  • Promote talent development, internal mobility, and retention
of staff members are satisfied and engaged in the work they do.


Meet some of our teachers, and see what they think of the question, “Why Teach?”