Presentation on theme: "“Cradle to Career: LWV Education Studies Kick-Off 2013” October 12, 2013 Presented by the League of Women Voters of Oregon Education Fund VoteOregon.org."— Presentation transcript:
“Cradle to Career: LWV Education Studies Kick-Off 2013” October 12, 2013 Presented by the League of Women Voters of Oregon Education Fund VoteOregon.org Welcome to
Where is Education Now in Oregon? What occurred at the Legislative sessions? Is there unfinished business? Questions ?
At each forum we will learn: Current mandates since the legislative session, Improvements being made, What steps are needed next, Goals for education in Oregon, State League’s Children at Risk study, and Postsecondary Education study Education in Oregon
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Nancy Golden, Chief Education Officer, Oregon Education Investment Board PANELISTS: Christy Cox, Ford Family Foundation John Amoroso, Ford Family Foundation Roxanne Kelly, V.P. Instruction, Umpqua Community College Gwen Soderberg-Chase, UCC Early Childhood Education Pat Sublette, Asst Director Spec. Education Douglas ESD Susan Weeks, Spec. Asst to President of Univ. of Oregon Event No. 1 - Umpqua Community College Danny Lang Event Center Saturday, Oct. 12th, :00AM – 2:30PM
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Pam Curtis, Chair of the Early Learning Council PANELISTS: Whitney Grubbs, Oregon Education Investment Board Karen Gorton, Clackamas County, Children Youth & Families Mary Louise McClintock, Oregon Community Foundation Dr. Joanne Truesdell, President Clackamas Community College Lois Davis, Chief of Staff Portland State University Bob Stewart, Clackamas Public School Superintendent Sam Dotters-Katz, Associated Students, University of Oregon Event No. 2 - Clackamas Community College Gregory Forum Saturday, Nov. 2, :00AM – 2:30PM
Children at Risk Study Scope A two year study to research all state governmental agency programs and services for at risk children, ages zero to third grade. We are seeking LWV committee members with interest in researching state governmental agency programs for at risk children, ages zero to third grade in these areas: child care early learning and preschool education health care mental health child welfare, and family preservation
Postsecondary Education Study Scope Examine unique roles and interrelationships of community colleges, 3 & 4 year regional & comprehensive universities, Examine Governor’s plan for a continuum of pre-K through graduate education, Examine how the 2013 Legislature considered the role of postsecondary education, Examine how all the postsecondary levels are funded, Develop comparison criteria and compare Oregon’s higher education outcomes with other successful states.
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