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​​​​​​​

Tues., July 23, Exploring SW Portland & Dunthorpe

​Thurs., July 25, Exploring Forest Park & NW Portland

Sat., July 27, Historic Vancouver

Mon., July 29, Exploring Cedar Mill

​Weds., July 31, Exploring Skamania County

​Fri., Aug. 2, Foothills of Mt. Hood

​Sun., Aug. 4, Burnt Bridge Greenway (Bicycling Class)

Tues., Aug. 6, Barlow Road in Clackamas County

​Thurs., Aug. 8, Lower Sandy River

​Fri., Aug. 9, Exploring Mt. Hood's Alpine Areas