Oregon Charter School News Weekly

A weekly newsletter of Charter School happenings around Oregon and the Nation.
Celebrate LGBTQ history and ensure the representation and inclusion of ALL identities in your school culture and curriculum. Check out the resources below. Let's build better schools for our LGBTQ students! 
Registration is now open! Join us for a day of networking, resource sharing, and skill building on Thursday, November 14.

Within a week, we've reached 30% event capacity for the 2019 Annual Conference.

Secure your spot at this year's event and register TODAY!


Educator Resources

Programs, Policy, and Research 
Events and Workshops
School Opportunities
  • Register Now for Facilitated Courses on KQED Teach
    Sign up for a free one-week session provided by KQED Teach. These facilitated courses are like an online PD bootcamp. Each week-long course takes about 15-30 min/day to complete. The next session is Finding & Evaluating Information, Oct 21-27. Click here for more information. 
  • Distinguished Educators Council - Chalkboard Project
    The Distinguished Educators Council (DEC) was organized by Chalkboard Project in 2012 as a strategy for ensuring that Oregon is a great place to teach and learn. Serving on the DEC is an opportunity to amplify your voice, engage policy makers, and advocate for all Oregon students. Apply for a seat on the Distinguished Educators Council by Friday, October 11. Click here to learn more and apply. 
  • Public Program Grants - Oregon Humanities
    Once each year, Oregon Humanities’ volunteer board of directors awards Public Program Grants between $1,000 and $10,000 in support of programs across Oregon that explore challenging questions and strive for just communities. Letters of interest for 2020 grants are due by 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, October 17, 2019. Click here to learn more about criteria and eligibility. 
Student Resources and Opportunities
  • 20 Free Things to Do in October
    PDXParent compiled this awesome list of FREE fall activities. Share with families in your charter school!
  • Scholastic Home Base
    Your students' favorite books are coming to life in a BRAND NEW online world! HOME BASE is the essential digital destination for kids to meet their favorite characters, design their own comics, chat and connect with other fans of best-loved books, and so much more! For more information, click here.
Is your school a member of ORC3S yet? 
We are a coalition of community-based, public charter schools representing all corners of our state. Although, we are all unique in our pedagogy and practice, what unites us is our commitment to educational innovation and to high-quality schools for all students. Our mission is to provide a voice and sustainable support and guidance for the members of our coalition.
Join us now!
Oregon Coalition of Community Charter Schools
13809 SE Division St Ste A
Portland, OR 97236

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