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Sep 6 2017

Resetting the Public Policy Table

This article was orginally pubished in the September issue of the Oregon Business magazine.

What happens when philanthropy takes a seat at the education reform table? Thirteen years ago, Oregon philanthropy decided to find out.

For more than a decade now, an extraordinary conversation has been taking place in Oregon’s schools and halls of government.

  • Quality Educators
  • Policy
  • Accountability
Two educators collaborating
Mar 7 2017

Oregon bill offers new strategies for supporting educators

This guest opinion originally ran in the Portland Business Journal on February 24 and was co-authored by Michele Oakes and Martha Richards, former members of the Governor's Council on Educator Advancement. 

The most competitive businesses stay successful by making sure their workforce is well trained and effective. They hire the best and offer ongoing training to ensure their employees have the skills and knowledge they need to succeed.

  • Educator Workforce
  • Quality Educators
  • Policy
Feb 2 2017

Time to collaborate: Teacher collaboration helps teachers become more effective

Interview with Mary McGinnis

Mary McGinnis taught for 25 years in Missouri before moving to Oregon seven years ago. She teaches at Wilson River School, a small alternative high school in the Tillamook School District. As a member of Chalkboard Project’s Distinguished Educators Council, she played an active role in the council’s report on teacher collaboration time nationally and internationally.

What did teacher collaboration look like early in your career?

  • Educator Workforce
  • Professional Learning
  • Quality Educators
Teacher standing at front of class
Apr 14 2016

Connecting professional learning and leadership to improved student outcomes

The recent release of our final report about the federally funded Teacher Incentive Fund and the statewide news coverage last week re-opened the subject of teacher performance pay. Most readers likely came away with the impression that TIF’s focus was solely on performance pay and failed to make a lasting impact. Chalkboard would like to share the full story.

  • Educator Workforce
  • Career Pathways
  • Compensation
  • Quality Educators

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