Looking for More Classes?

Try Peter's co-teacher Jake Gordon. He offers a few of Peter's former Salem classes and will have some new classes in the fall. Check out Oregon Field Classfor more information.​​

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Classes through December posted now. Click here for more details.

​Driving Tours available. Click here for more details.

Self-guided courses available. Click here for more details.

Guided Independent Study courses. Click here for more details.


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Celebrating Over 30 Years of Teaching Classes

About Peter

Peter Chausse is a part time instructor with The Heritage Institute/Antioch University, where he conducts over 50 different courses for School teachers throughout the year that focus on local art, architecture, Natural science and history. A former elementary and middle school teacher, Peter has a degree in Forestry, and worked for the U.S. Forest Service before entering the teaching profession.


Testimonials:

"Peter Chausse’s classes have made my understanding of Portland and Oregon history, as well as nature, much deeper and something I roll into my lessons effortlessly. I am very appreciative of his 30 years of experience at our disposal. I intend to take more of his classes for fun because I learn so much!" 


​"Peter Chausse's classes are interesting and educational. He made it fun to learn".


"Peter Chausse is amazing! My students and I benefit from his knowledge and insights!"

Peter Chausse,  Instructor of Continuing Education Courses

Upcoming Classes with Peter Chausse​​​​​

​Thurs., Aug. 11, Exploring Mt. Hood's Alpine Region

Sat., Aug. 13, Exploring Portland's Orange Line MAX

​Sun., Aug. 14, Exploring Hidden Clackamas County & Happy Valley

Tues., Aug. 16, Silverton and the Oregon Garden

Thurs., Aug. 18, Exploring East Clark County

Fri., Aug. 19, Wildwood Trail and Pittock Mansion

​Sun., Aug., 21, Exploring Tigard and Tualatin

Mon., Aug. 22, Exploring NE Portland's Cultural Neighborhoods

Sat., Sept. 17, Swifts and Other Birds

Sat., Oct. 1, Western Columbia River Gorge & Troutdale