The email I wish every parent will send!

The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) announced yesterday that the U.S. Department of Education has approved the Oregon Plan to implement the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).Since ESSA was signed into law in December 2015 to replace the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act, ODE staff have worked with partners to help create the plan, consulting with […]

TWP Podcast: Cracking the Code Series; Episode 2 (Transcript)- Political Will to Activate Equity

  TWP Podcast: Cracking the Code Series; Episode 2- Political Will to Activate Equity WATCH HERE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v9ftW9EuVVQ&feature=youtu.be TWP Podcast Transcript: TWP Podcast: Cracking the code series; episode 2-political will to activate equity/ Welcome to the second episode of the Teaching With Purpose podcast and the series cracking the code. Karanja: This particular podcast, second episode is […]

7th Annual Conference focuses on race, equity in public schools

7th Annual Conference focuses on race, equity in public schools Changing the “collective conscience” and culturally responsive teaching were the messages driven home by prominent voices in education at the seventh-annual Teaching with Purpose Conference, held at Northeast Portland’s Parkrose Middle School last week. The two-day conference offered sessions on race and equity-oriented topics such […]

4th Annual Teaching With Power Conference

4th Annual Teaching With Power Conference The 2013 Teaching With Purpose Conference will be held Oct. 11 and 12 at Roosevelt High School. 2013 Teaching with Purpose Conference Expands to Two Days, Including Concerts The conference seeks to explore culturally specific methods of teaching students and invites educators, community stakeholder, parents and students to attend. […]

Educators convene to learn about culturally responsive teaching

4th Annual Teaching With Power Conference Over 300 educators from across the state of Oregon convened on the campus of north Portland’s Roosevelt High School for the fourth annual Teaching with Purpose conference. Teachers attended various workshops over two days on Friday and Saturday that were intended to increase their ability to instruct students in […]