Phone: 971-200-8005


Degrees and Certifications:

BA, Masters of Education

Mr. Dean Backus

Born in Germany, raised in Seattle. Attended Charles Wright Academy and Momoyama Gakuin in Osaka, Japan. Graduated from the University of Oregon with a BA in Telecommunications and Film Studies and a minor in English; subsequently obtained a Masters in Education from Portland State University.  15+ years of classroom teaching experience, 6 years at Scappoose in the Language Arts & Social Studies departments. Have also taught (deep breath) Speech, Personal Finance, On-Track & Credit Recovery, Advisory, and other assorted special interest classes as part of J-term. Award-winning playwright/essayist/short story author.