Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon Portland Community College

Department of Child and Family Studies – Department Chair, Early Childhood Education Program

Jamie Heberlein

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Preferred Pronouns: she/her
Email: jamie.heberlein@pcc.edu
Office: Sylvania Campus, CDC 210
Office Phone: 971-722-4026

Jamie has been working with children and families for 25+ years, the past 18 years includes her own children.  Her passion is helping students, parents, and educators learn about child development and strategies to best support and nurture young children.

Her strengths are her ability to truly understand children and read their cues.  She supports student/parent/teacher and child relationships to best promote secure attachments, and high quality early childhood classrooms.


  • Faculty Department Chair at Portland Community College, Child and Family Studies ECE program
  • Birth-Three Supervisor at large corporate Childcare Center
  • Early Head Start Director
  • Director of Early Intervention Program
  • Parent Educator
  • Birth to Five Teacher
  • Private Consultant


  • ​B.S. Family and Consumer Sciences, Minor in Social Work; University of Idaho
  • MA  Human Development- College Teaching and Administration; Pacific Oaks College


  • Dustan Baby Language Certified Educator
  • Parenting Counts Certified Educator
  • CLASS Certification (2018-2021)

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