Essential Skills Resources

Beginning in 2012, students must demonstrate proficiency in identified essential skills. The essential skills are process skills that cross academic disciplines and are embedded in the content standards. The skills are not content specific and can be applied in a variety of courses, subjects, and settings.


Essential Skills and Local Performance Assessment Manual (External Link)

Essential Skills in the Smarter Balanced Era

Training Resource Documents

Oregon's Essential Skills

Multnomah Education Service District Links and Assurance Documents

Clackamas Education Service District

Writing Resources

Reading Resources