Chalkboard Project’s Sue Hildick is selected as a 2016 Presidio Fellow

The Presidio Institute announced the selection of Sue Hildick as one of 24 professionals from business, non-profit, academia, philanthropy, and government sectors to participate in the Presidio Institute Fellows program. Read more.

TELL survey opens

The 2016 Teaching, Empowering, Leading and Learning (TELL) Oregon Survey was launched on February 1. The TELL survey was designed to solicit feedback on teaching and learning conditions from school based teachers and administrators. Read more.

Nomination for Council on Educator Advancement

The Nomination process for the Governor’s Council on Educator Advancement has been extended, and is now open until Friday, February 12. Please nominate an educator who has been an exemplary teacher or school leader. See the nomination website for further details. Read more.

Executive order establishes new Council

“We want Oregon to be the best place in the country for teaching and learning,” says Sue Hildick, president of Chalkboard. The Governor’s executive order advances this vision by directing educators to lead the design of a bold new system to better deliver professional learning to all Oregon educators. Read more.

Rural education impacted by income, distance

A report examining the impact of income and distance in rural Oregon on education outcomes, and presenting policy recommendations for a rural education agenda. Read more.

The steps states can take to improve graduation rates

In a new policy brief, the Data Quality Campaign and the Chalkboard Project share recommendations focused on improving the quality and comparability of graduation data in order to support students on their journey to graduation. Read more.

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Professional mentoring means moving beyond mere feedback

Gilan Menegat began her high school teaching career in North Bend. After 15 years as a social science and language arts ... Read more

Mentoring is the engineering of educators

Guest Bloggers Cindy Ziesemer is in her 27th year as an Oregon-licensed teacher. This is her tenth year employed in the ... Read more

Big things for English learners in David Douglas

Iris Chavez serves on the Chalkboard staff as temporary project manager working alongside work groups and partners invol... Read more

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Holiday offerings and season’s greetings

Chalkboard Project staff celebrated the holidays last Thursday, December 17. The staff enjoyed brunch, plus a “My Favo... Read more

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Professional mentoring means moving beyond mere feedback

Gilan Menegat began her high school teaching career in North Bend. After 15 years as a social science and language arts instructor, she earn... Read more.

Mentoring is the engineering of educators

Guest Bloggers Cindy Ziesemer is in her 27th year as an Oregon-licensed teacher. This is her tenth year employed in the Silver Falls School ... Read more.

Big things for English learners in David Douglas

Iris Chavez serves on the Chalkboard staff as temporary project manager working alongside work groups and partners involved with the impleme... Read more.