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Mar 8 2018

Beyond the invitation: 4 ways to engage student voice

The next generation is raising its voice, demanding to be heard, and it is time that we paid attention. As the advisor to Oregon Student Voice (OSV), my job is to support students as they develop a statewide student-led organization. OSV just wrapped up their first pilot year and they have a lot to show for it.

  • School Leadership
  • Student Success
Feb 26 2018

Interview with Oregon Student Voice member Ebado Abdi

We recently sat down with Ebado Abdi, a senior at West View High School in Beaverton, to find out more about an issue she is passionate about–elevating student voice. An active member of Oregon Student Voice, Ebado has great insight about how students are powerful change agents and how students and educators can work together to improve our school system.

This is your last year of high school before you go to college, looking back how was your overall experience in school?

  • School Leadership
  • Student Success
  • Equity and Diversity
Feb 22 2018

Trying hard isn’t enough to change systems

I believe that everyone in education is trying very hard, every day, to help the students they serve. But trying hard isn’t enough when education systems don’t change. We have to commit to doing things differently.

  • Student Success
  • Professional Learning
  • Quality Educators
  • Professional Development
Feb 13 2018

Oregon Teacher Scholars Program

The Oregon Teacher Scholars 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 provides recipients with mentoring, networking opportunities, and more.

Find out more about the scholarship and how to apply here.

Feb 9 2018

Meyer Memorial Trust announces new CEO

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.


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