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Portrait of Janet Soto Rodriguez, Chalkboard Project's newest employee
Jan 3, 2019

Interview with Janet Soto Rodriguez

I recently sat down with our newest Chalkboard Project employee, Janet Soto Rodriguez, to talk about what inspires (spoiler alert, Selena) and excites her about her new role.

Hi Janet! Your job title is Policy and Innovation Director. Tell me more about the "innovation" portion of your job.

  • Teacher Leadership
  • Statements
  • Student Success
  • Policy
Feb 24, 2015

Annual statewide assessments matter

The debate around student testing continues to escalate. Nationally, Congress is considering removing annual assessments as a requirement for reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). In Oregon, bills to allow students to opt out of annual testing or removing statewide annual assessments all together are being introduced in the legislative session.

  • Statements
  • Evaluation
  • Policy
Dec 2, 2014

Educators and educator effectiveness must remain a top priority

The climate for educators is very complex today—constantly evolving and with many challenges, especially as they navigate Common Core, new evaluations, and new state testing. Teachers are the single most important in-school factor that drives student success. 

  • Statements
  • Policy
Jul 30, 2014

Why do we keep talking about equity?

We are determined to align our internal and external resources for greater equity. We especially want to better understand the underpinnings of racial equity.

  • Statements
  • Student Success
  • Equity and Diversity

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