Oregon needs a new strategy on how we support educators. Senate Bill 182 will help build on the good work already done. GreatTeachersOR.org
Do we know how to help teachers get better?
A systemic approach to elevating teacher leadership.
Discover strategies for the classroom, practical tools and technical innovations, and ways to build a professional network of peers and mentors.
It is not easy to implement new forms of teacher leadership meaningfully and effectively; doing so involves some profound changes to the status quo. Developing teacher leadership systems require us to rethink evaluation, compensation, distributed leadership, and even what we see as the role of teachers. Examples already have emerged, though, to show that such transformation is possible. This paper addresses what is necessary for change and how school systems might be able to achieve it.
The following page simplifies the process in two specific ways. First, it provides a listing of online programs in education and teaching from some of today’s best colleges and universities. Second, it breaks down online learning in the field at all levels, from introductory courses at the associate level to advanced research and instruction at the doctorate
It seems like the bad news just keeps coming. Here are some self-care resources to keep you going when the trauma won't stop.
A chart summarizing several frameworks that have been developed to describe stages of racial and ethnic identity development.
Progress by blacks and Hispanics, the takeoff of Asians, the stall of non-English speakers, the persistence of socioeconomic gaps, and the damaging effect of highly segregated schools.
A report by Demos and the Institute on Assets and Social Policy (IASP) that explores the persistence and growth of economic inequality along racial and ethinic lines.
A sample agenda for a racial justice work group of 12-15 people, where relationships are already formed
Report from Oregon's chief innovation officer on the community engagement sessions dedicated to improving graduation rates in Oregon.
A resource for talking about race with young children.
Resources from the National Association of School Psychologists.
The Council proposes an equitable and sustainable model to extend support across both rural and urban school districts, leveraging resources through a new partnership between public education agencies, institutions and non-profit partners with flexibility for local contexts and priorities.
Suggestions and resources to provide ongoing support to your students.
Resources for educators, students, and families to counter hateful rhetoric and foster positive dialogue.
Resources from the Southern Poverty Law Center.
This episode focuses on full-time teachers serving as mentors for new teachers, addresses the ever-changing needs of individual students in each class, and how peer collaboration is essential in dealing with these realities.
Cottage Grove Principal Iton Udosenata shares how working with his superintendent, Krista Parent, has improved his instructional leadership skills and how he is improving instructional practices among his teachers.