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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2024 classes now posted.  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​​​​​​​

​​Sat.-Sun., March 2-3, Exploring Westside MAX

​Sat., March 9, OMSI & More

Sat., March 16, Exploring Clackamas Green Line MAX

Sat.-Sun., March 23-24, Historic Oregon City

​Tues., March 26, Trail, Tram, Trolley, Train

Thurs.-Fri., March 28-29, Cultural Portland

Sat., March 30, Oregon Zoo & World Forestry Center, Too

Sat., April 6, West Linn & Lake Oswego

Sat., April 27, E. Columbia River Gorge & Catherine Creek

Sun., April 28, Western Columbia Gorge and Troutdale