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Douglas ESD earns grant to strengthen families, businesses

The Family Ford Foundation has awarded a $225,000 grant to the Douglas Education Service District to work with local businesses on identifying family-friendly practices and taking steps to make them happen. The collaboration is expected to not only boost productivity and enhance employer profiles, but also to improve school readiness for Douglas County children.       

OHSU SPARKs new autism research with online study

If you or your child has a professional diagnosis of autism, OHSU (Oregon Health and Science University) and [Partner] invites you to learn more about SPARK, a new online research study sponsored by the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative. The mission of SPARK is clear: speed up research and advance understanding of autism by creating the nation’s largest autism study. Joining SPARK is simple – register online and provide a DNA sample via a saliva collection kit in the comfort of your own home.

New preschool program featured in local news

Congratulations to Brockway Elementary's Preschool Promise site, one of the preschool programs to open under this new state program which the South-Central Oregon Early Learning Hub administers in our region. The Brockway preschool site was recently featured in Roseburg's News-Review. A big shoutout to Winston-Dillard School District and all our other school district sites for helping this new program take root in our region.

Education Services - Weekly Professional Development Update

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Sponsors sought for March benefit car show

Calling all motor fans: The Special Materials Fund is seeking sponsors for the annual Benefit Car Show, taking place March 11 and 12 at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.

For a suggested contribution of $50, each donor will receive two admission tickets to the show and an invitation to the organizers' end-of-year picnic. The show is presented by Stray Angels and Umpqua Flatheads car clubs.