The Chief Education Office has announced their Oregon Teacher Scholars Program. The Program offers $5,000 scholarships, for up to two years, for culturally or linguistically diverse teacher candidates. The scholarship is for use at a state-approved educator preparation provider. In addition to the scholarship, the program will provide recipients with mentoring, networking opportunities, and more. Applications are due February 28, 2018.
Meyer Memorial Trust has announced Michelle J. DePass as its new CEO. DePass is currently the dean of the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy and Tishman Professor of Environmental Policy and Management at The New School in New York. Michelle will join Meyer on April 30.
“We want to hear from you. As an educator, you are the most critical link to student success. Your feedback is essential to our ability to monitor and improve teaching and learning conditions.”
— Governor Kate Brown
Oregon Community Foundation recently released their research findings on Oregon's opportunity gap. The Tracking Oregon's Progress Report shows why children born into lower-income families are less likely to escape the cycle of poverty. The full report features information on ways to work with communities around the state to create equity in opportunity.
- Oregon Conditions Reports
- Student Success
- Equity and Diversity
Chalkboard Project thanks Governor Brown, the Council on Educator Advancement, and Oregon legislators for the courage and willingness to build a new and different way of supporting educators.