Debbie Howell Mettler

Hospital Teacher, Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Intermediate Care Unit

Education: BA, California State University, Northridge, Masters in Special Education, Portland Sate University
Teaching Experience: I started my teaching career in 1986 in San Diego, California at Zamorano Fine Arts Academy. Most of my classroom experience was with students in Kindergarten through 6th grade. I moved back home to Oregon and began teaching in the Hospital School Program at Doerbecher in 1999.

Hobbies: I enjoy traveling, hiking, cooking and creating projects and art with my son. His favorite is side by side drawing.

Favorite book: I can’t pick just one! Thank goodness for audiobooks. That is my preferred method of “reading” now. With a busy work and home life, I’m still able to complete 2-4 books per month in this format. Love it!

Contact: ph. 503.418.4161, f. 503.418. 1513;