Early Intervention

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.

Buy tickets now for Feb. 11 Flapjack Fundraiser

Breakfast is served!

That is, it will be served from 8 to 10 a.m. Feb. 11 at Applebee's in Roseburg. But it's not too early to start getting ready.

Tickets are now available for the Early Intervention Council's Flapjack Fundraiser, an annual event that benefits local families. All proceeds are used to help pay for training opportunities and/or buy equipment needed by families in the Early Intervention program. 

Family tree donations accepted through Dec. 7

Playing tag has taken on a satisfying twist.   

We at Douglas ESD are continuing our seasonal tradition by setting up our gift tree for local families who could use some holiday cheer. Here's how it works: The tree is decorated with colored tags that match the hues of the boxes flanking the tree. Anyone is welcome to pull a tag or tags, buy the item(s) described on the tag and then place unwrapped gifts in the box matching the color of the tag. (It helps if you attach the tag to the purchase.)

Jackson EI/ECSE receives $10,000 grant from Cow Creek foundation

About 50 Jackson County families are expected to benefit from a $10,000 grant from the Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation presented at a June 23 awards ceremony at Seven Feathers Hotel and Casino Resort. 

The Jackson Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education program was among more than 64 nonprofit groups receiving grants  totaling $374,500. Funds from the grant, which is administared by Douglas Education Service District, will be used to provide a preschool program in Gold Hill at no cost for low-income families.

Grant sends ECSE classroom teacher to Ireland

Douglas ESD's Annie Bailey, a classroom teacher for the Early Childhood Special Education program, is one of 21 Douglas County eductors who will have great stories to tell this fall about how they spent their summers. That's because Bailey and the others are embarking on self-designed summer professional development experiences as grant recipients of The Family Ford Foundation's 2016 Douglas County Fund for Teachers.

Get your griddle on at May 7 Flapjack Fundraiser

All appetites are welcomed to the Flapjack Fundraiser for Early Intervention Council, taking place from 8 to 10 a.m. May 7 at Applebee’s, 2755 N.E. Edenbower Blvd., Roseburg. The menu consists of pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, coffee, milk, juice, and soft drinks.

Jackson EI/ECSE featured in family magazine

Southern Oregon Family Magazine is showcasing the Jackson County Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education program in its February/March 2016 issue.

An article in the bimonthly release gives its readers details about the programs services. Success stories are included to demonstrate how staff members have helped children with difficulties raning from speech disorders to autism.

Families also learn that the Jackson County EI/ECSE program office is administered by Douglas ESD and is funded by the Oregon Department of Education with state and federal dollars.

Sponsors sought for March car show and benefit

The Special Materials Fund is seeking sponsors for the Umpqua Flatheads' Roseburg Benefit Car Show, to be held March 12 and 13 at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. Sponsorship includes two admission tickets to the show and an invitation to the car club's end-of-year picnic.   

Suggested donation for the sponsorship is $50. Show proceeds benefit the Special Materials Fund and United Community Action Network. 

SLP nominated for annual educator award

Congratulations to our own Mary Heath for being nominated to receive one of the Excellence in Education Golden Apple Awards, organized by Century 21 Neil Company! 

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