Education Services - Weekly Professional Development Update

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Key upcoming webinars, dates, reports requirements and more...

*New Items   *Reminder


2016-2017 Workgroups

2015-2016 Resources

September 2016

August 2016

  • Learn360 is an educational video streaming service with some great resources for teachers including lesson plans and quizzes. All Douglas County teachers have access to this through an ESD subscription. Teachers can go to the Douglas ESD website > Educators > Video Streaming to access the content.

April 2016

March 2016

February 2016

January 2016


*NGSS Workshops for Middle School Science Teachers - Physical Science:  Saturday, February 11, 2017, Life Science, March 18, 2017 and/or Earth Science, Saturday, April 28, 217 at Raleigh Hills K-8, 5225 SW Scholls Ferry Road, Portland, OR  97225.  Click here for more information and to register.

*Instructional Leadership Academy at Multnomah ESD, Thursday, February 2nd.  Click here for more information and to register.

  • Session One:  Administrators and Instructional Coaches / Specialists

  • Session Two:  Instructional Coaches / Specialists for continued learning

*Fund for Teachers 2017 THE Ford Family FOUNDATION OFFERS GRANTS UP TO $10,000. The Ford Family Foundation is bringing the national Fund for Teachers grant program to Douglas County, Oregon, for a second year. The program supports teacher-designed educational experiences that impact their practice, students and school communities.  Click here for more information.

*TIES (Therapy in Educational Settings) Conference  The 31st Annual Therapy in Educational Settings Conference will be held at Valley River Inn, Eugene, Oregon on April 20 & 21, 2017.  Click here (PDF) for more information and to register.

*At NOW! Conference:  February 6 & 7, 2017 at Salem Convention Center, Salem, Oregon.  More information coming soon  -  SAVE THE DATE.

*Last Chance For Free Books For Read Across America Day The deadline for Free Books for Read Across America Day is February 12, 2017.  Click here for more information.

National Youth Science Camp for Graduating HS Students  Application deadline March 1, 2107.  Click here for more information.

Saturday Kids Classes presented by Umpqua Valley Arts Association.  Click here (PDF)for more information. Computer Science Fundamentals Why Computer Science?  Every 21st-century student should have the opportunity to learn computer science.  The basics help nurture creativity and problem-solving skills, and prepare students for any future career.  Click here for more information. 

NAPE: National Summit for Educational Equity:  Access.  Equity.  Diversity.  April 24 - 27, 2017.  Click here for more information and to register.

Oregon Promise:  is now set up to allow students who graduate from high school this fall and spring to apply for the tuition aid during the fall and spring.  Click here (PDF) for more information from OSAC.

Outstanding Science teacher - please nominate if you know of deserving elementary, secondary, or early career teachers in your area.  Click here to use this google form.

Oregon's Future Ready Pledge Drive, FUTURE READY SCHOOLS - Preparing Students for Success.  Future ready has compiled extensive readiness and comprehensive tools to help plan for digital learning.



Important dates for November and December 2016 (PDF)

*ODE Education Update January 2017 (PDF)

*Assessment and Accountability Update December 2016 (PDF)

Assessment and Accountability Update NEWS ANNOUNCEMENTS

2016-2017 Schedule of Due Dates (Excel)

Assessment and Accountability Checklist REPORTING SCHEDULE 2016-2017 (PDF)

Collection Validation Dates for 2015-2016 (Excel)

Regional ESD Partners (PDF)



WINTER Events 2017 (PDF)

Winter Parenting Classes 2017 (PDF)

Winter Workshops 2017


THE EARLY LEARNING HUB AND EARLY LEARNING NEWS - Spring/Summer 2015 (PDF)Photo: Children Reading

Douglas County Early Childhood Planning Coalition DCECPC Events and Upcoming Classes


Kindergarten Readiness in Douglas - Klamath Lake  -  South-Central Oregon Early Learning Hub