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Share Our Voices, Hear Our Stories: First Foods

Forum Overview Share Our Voices, Hear Our Stories is a series of forums designed to convene Native American and Alaska Native students and families to inform efforts to create an education system where Native students can thrive in Washington. The Region 16 Comprehensive Center (R16CC), one of the 19 centers funded by the U.S. Department of Education to support states …

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Session Two of our Virtual Conversation Series: Beginning with Families and Communities

Join the Region 16 Comprehensive Center on April 9, 2024, for the second session of our virtual conversation series, Centering Family and Community Wisdom for Systems Change. In Session Two, “Beginning with Families and Communities,” we’ll explore the stories of actively engaged change-makers who are leading the way in centering family voices within their educational systems. Join us as we …

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Hope, Possibility, and Action: Centering Family & Community Wisdom

  Join the Region 16 Comprehensive Center for the first session of our virtual conversation series, Centering Family and Community Wisdom for Systems Change. Session One, “Hope, Possibility, and Action: A Vision for Equitable Collaborations with Families and Communities,” will invite participants to rethink what is possible when we build partnerships to truly transform systems. Together, we’ll embark on a …

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Centering Family and Community Wisdom for Systems Change: A Virtual Conversation Series

The Region 16 Comprehensive Center invites you to join a virtual conversation series.  Centering Family and Community Wisdom for Systems Change will bring together education change-makers from across Alaska, Oregon, and Washington. Together, we’ll critically examine topics, concepts, and practical strategies for leading with the expertise of families and communities who are often marginalized by the education system. The strength …

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Region 16 and DEED Announce Selection of First Reading Specialist Endorsement Cohort

The Alaska Department of Education & Early Development (DEED) and Region 16 Comprehensive Center (R16CC) have selected the first cohort in the Alaska Reading Specialist Endorsement Program. Fifty-three participants were selected from among more than 75 applicants statewide. Participants include educators, specialists, and administrators representing 17 of Alaska’s 53 public school districts. “This program is designed to create a network …

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Share Our Voices, Hear Our Stories: Hope in Action

Forum Overview Share Our Voices, Hear Our Stories is a series of forums designed to convene the families of Native American students in Washington to inform efforts to promote student wellbeing. The Region 16 Comprehensive Center (R16CC), one of the 19 centers funded by the U.S. Department of Education to support states in enhancing student success, hosts these forums in …

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Share Our Voices, Hear Our Stories: Student Session

Forum Overview Share Our Voices, Hear Our Stories is a series of forums designed to convene Native American families and students in Washington to inform the direction of education. The forums are hosted by the Region 16 Comprehensive Center (R16CC), one of the 19 centers funded by the U.S. Department of Education to support states in enhancing student success, in …

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Join Our Professional Book Study Series!

We’ve got a seat at our table just for you — pull up a chair, and let’s learn and grow together. Region 16 Comprehensive Center (R16CC) book studies are a space designed around safety, inclusion, and belonging for all members of our community. Together, we’ll put theory into action! Street Data Authors Shane Safir & Jamila Dugan Dates Thursdays, March …

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Meet Emi Behan

“I really love organizing things. I like to check things off lists. I like seeing what we start with at the beginning, where we’re going to end up, and how to get there. That’s just the way my brain works.” This is the attitude that Emi Behan is bringing to the Region 16 Comprehensive Center as one of their new …

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Meet Amber Schneider

There is always an air of excitement when someone new joins the team. Please welcome Amber Schneider, whose infectious enthusiasm is sure to brighten your day instantly. She joined the Region 16 Comprehensive Center as one of the two new Operations Project Managers on April 26. “I’m really passionate about education and the change that it can make in people’s …