Educational Services - Weekly Professional Development Events

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Welcome back to the school year and the first edition of the PDUpdate of professional development events, key upcoming webinars, dates, reports requirements and more.

In this issue:



2015-16 Workgroups



  • Instructional Technology
    • Tuesday, October 6, 2015
    • Tuesday, November 17, 2015  
    • Tuesday, January 12, 2016
    • Tuesdy, April 19, 2016
  • Math Workgroup
    • Tuesday, October 13, 2015
    • Tuesday, February 2, 2016
    • Tuesday, April 5, 2016
  • Writing Workgroup Teams
    • Wednesday, October 28, 2015  -  Elementary Teachers ONLY
    • Thursday, October 29, 2015 - MS/Secondary Teahcers ONLY
    • Tuesday, December 8, 2015  -  Elementary/MS/Secondary
    • TBA Elementary ONLY
    • TBA MS/Secondary ONLY
  • Science Workgroup
    • Tuesday, December 1, 2015
    • Tuesday, February 23, 2016
    • Tuesday, May 3, 2016
  • Admin Strand

Educational & Professional Development RESOURCES:


The Early Learning Hub and Early Learning News SPRING/SUMMER 2015

Douglas County Early Childhood Planning Coalition  DCECPC Events and Upcoming classes


Accelerating Reading and Writing with iPads.  A Half-Day Workshop for K-2 Educators hosted by Portland Reading Council & the Multnomah ESD.  Friday, October 9, 2015 at Multnomah ESD in Portland.  8am-12:30pm.  Click here for more informaiton and to register.

Access state and federal funds to develop a health sciencs program of study!  Earn your Career & Technical Education teacher license! This workshop will focus on CTE Halth Sciences Programs of Study and CTE Teachers Licensure.  September 30, 2015 1-4:00pm at Lane ESD.  Click here for more information.

Collaborative Problem Solving:  Tier I Training at the Winston Community Center on Wednesday, October 28 through Friday, October 30, 2015 sponsored by Community Health Alliance (CHA), Think:Kids and Oregon HEALTH & SCIENCE University.  Click here for more information and to register.

Professional Learning Series for Mentors, Year One:  The Oregon Department of Education (ODE), together with the New Teacher Center (NTC), is offering free professional development opportunities for Teacher/Principal/Administrator Mentors.
Review this informational flyer  for titles, dates and locations of the upcoming workshops. This session of workshops will be held in three locations. Registration is required for the workshops: Space is limited, be sure to register soon!

Oregon Coast STEM Hub Teacher Opportunities:  Click here for pre-K-12 Educator opportunities.

BISS Support:  Effective Behavioral Instructional Support Systems (EBISS) districts receive funding, professional development, and technical support to implement and sustain tiered interventions for academic and behavioral supports. Click here for more informaiton.


ODE Education Update

Schedule of Due Dates 2015-16 Final

Important Dates for September and October 2015

Secure Preview of 2014-15 Assessment Data in Achievement Data Insight on District Website

Panelists Needed:  Kindergarten Assessment Advisory Panel

Professional Development Update Contract Information:
Analicia Nicholson, Coordinator of Educational Services, 541-957-4815 -
Donna Smith, Administrative Assistant, 541-440-4754 -
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