Oregon Department of Education

Veterans and other individuals eligible to receive G I. Bill educational benefits must be assured that they are enrolling in programs that meet quality standards. The Veterans Education section is the State Approving Agency for high schools, universities, private colleges, community colleges, and licensed private career schools in Oregon. This section provides educational oversight and technical assistance to the schools requesting program approval in Oregon.

Effective December 5, 2013, the Veterans Education Unit will physically move into the office of the Higher Education Coordinating Commission (HECC). The office is located at 775 Court St. NE, Salem, OR 97301.

Letter to Veterans

Letter to Veterans

Now that you are making your transition to civilian life, we would like to help you take advantage of the services and programs available to you as an Oregon Veteran.
Licensing and Certificati...

Licensing and Certification Tests

This page provides information about Oregon license and certification tests approved for Veterans Administration test fee reimbursement.
Entitlement to the GI Bil...

Entitlement to the GI Bill

This page contains a list of the entitlement programs that apply to education and training.

Resources for VA School Officials

This page provides information for officials at schools with VA approved programs.
Search VA Approved Progra...

Find Approved Programs

Use this dynamic search tool to search VA approved programs in Oregon.
Who to Contact

Who to Contact

This page provides contact information regarding VA benefits.
State Approving Agency (S...

State Approving Agency (SAA)

The State Approving Agency (SAA) is an office of the Oregon Department of Education tasked with the responsibility of approving programs offered at public and private educational institutions in Oregon for those eligible for GI Bill education benefits.

  • Barbara Zeal Email    
    Operations, Fiscal & Data Management - Education Program Specialist