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TEEN PARENTS IN OREGON HIGH SCHOOLS Presented by: Crystal Persi Teen Parenting Quality Improvement Coordinator ODE Consultant for Teen Parenting and Child.

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1 TEEN PARENTS IN OREGON HIGH SCHOOLS Presented by: Crystal Persi Teen Parenting Quality Improvement Coordinator ODE Consultant for Teen Parenting and Child Development Rachel Krieger Teen Parent Coordinator, Stayton High Julie Mitchell Teen Parent Coordinator, Center Director, Madras High

2 Who are young parents?  Pregnant  Parenting  Mothers  Fathers  With or without custody

3 Where are young parents? Data by county Data by zip code Oregon Health Authority Data Data by county including ADM and Program Numbers (Handout)

4 What are the needs of young parents? Education Life SkillsParenting Employment Relationship Building Domestic Violence Mental Health Legal Guidance Time Management Multiple Roles Child Care Parenting Guidance Housing Food Clothing Health Care Transportation Fitting into the High School environment Value of Delay of Time for

5 Federal Legislation Title IX, Section Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act

6 Oregon Legislation ORS  Discrimination in Education Prohibited ORS  Rules governing education for pregnant and parenting students. OAR  Eligibility criteria for student weighting for purposes of state school fund distribution.

7 Best Indicators of Success:  Supportive, respectful staff  Flexible scheduling  Allowing them to be parents first and students second  Parenting guidance based on where they are with their child now (how do they deal with the current age and/or crisis)  Availability of child care (preferably on-site)

8 Child Care  District run  Private run  Funding  Child Care Development Fund (CCDF) “Block Grant”  Department of Human Services “JOBS” funding through their Self Sufficiency Programs  Office of Child Care Quality Rating Improvement System

9 Quality Programs in Oregon Canby Sabin Skills/PACE St. Helens Bend Redmond Phoenix Charter Roseburg Hood River Valley Madras Klamath Union Mazama Eugene (ECCO) Willamette Woodburn Centennial David Douglas Gresham Century Durham Education Center Glencoe Merlo Station Miller Education Center McMinnville Newberg Harding Learning Center Roberts Teen Parent North Medford Newport High Schools that Operate Their Own Child Care Centers

10 Quality Programs in Oregon Cottage Grove (Community Provider) Stayton (YMCA) Madison (Early Head Start) Roosevelt (Early Head Start) Forest Grove (YMCA) All Umatilla/Morrow County Schools (Early Head Start) Dallas (Community Provider) High Schools that Contract their Child Care Services

11 Quality Programs in Oregon Case Management Parenting Education Classes On-Site Child Care

12 Stayton High School Rachel Krieger – Licensed Teacher – Health Endorsement Teen Parent Case Management Teen Parent Class Period (as an elective) Collaboration with child care contractor (YMCA) YMCA – Collaboration with school district Reserve and prioritize slots for teen parent children Maintain state license with Office of Child Care Willingness to participate in Quality Improvement

13 Madras High School Julie Mitchell – Classified Staff Teen Parent Case Management Teen Parent Class Period (small group in the center) Child Development Center Director Reserve and prioritize slots for teen parent children Maintain state license with Office of Child Care Willingness to participate in Quality Improvement

14 Questions? I am available to support you with any questions, concerns, or brainstorms that you may have. Crystal Persi ODE Consultant for Teen Parenting and Child Development (541)


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