Parent Education Conference

STUDENT RATE: Full-time students pay $65 before May 7. GROUP RATE: Groups of 10 or more — from the same agency — pay $105 per person before May 7. HOME VISITOR RATE: Home visitors pay $65 before May 7. Sponsored by Maternal Child Health - Maternal Infant and Early...

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A Visit to Tribal Head Start Programs

There are nine federally recognized tribes in Oregon, and five of these tribes have federally grant funded Head Start classrooms as part of their services for children and families. The unique government-to-government relationship that accompanies these grants means...

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The Latest from Child Trends

Integrated student supports can help close education achievement gaps for at-risk children A new Child Trends report finds growing evidence for the effectiveness of a rapidly expanding approach to educational achievement. Integrated student supports (ISS) promote...

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Trauma-Informed Care – Breakthrough Research for Youth

Trauma-Informed Care – Breakthrough Research for Youth

An article from Child Trends looks at Trauma-Informed Care: The well-being and placement stability of children in the foster system can be improved over time through trauma-informed care (TIC), according to Child Trends' recent evaluation of a TIC intervention...

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Vroom – By Text

Vroom – By Text

The Vroom brain-building tools are now available in Oregon by text message! This is a great resource for parents who are looking for fun parenting activities that they can do on the go, including those who don't have a Smartphone to use the free Daily Vroom app. We...

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May is National Foster Care Month

May is National Foster Care Month

Here is some information from www.casey.org May is National Foster Care Month, a time to recognize the nearly 413,000 youth under 18 who are in foster care in America and who need a permanent, loving family. This year’s theme, “Empowering Caregivers, Strengthening...

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Professional Development – Upcoming Opportunities

Professional Development – Upcoming Opportunities

COSA - 2017 Early Learning Regional Spring Seminar Series April 17, 2017 - Skybox at Ridgeview High, Redmond, Oregon   Featured Speakers      Kara Williams, Early Education K-3 - Education Specialist, ODE      Desiree Kiesel, Education Program Specialist, ODE -...

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Unlocking ESSA’s Potential to Support Early Learning

Unlocking ESSA’s Potential to Support Early Learning

The Early Learning Hub of Central Oregon recently received the following information regarding the Build Initiative and ESSA. In December 2015, Congress reauthorized the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, replacing No Child Left Behind with the Every Student...

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