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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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Student Success Plans: Improving Outcomes for All Students Across Oregon

The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) and the Region 16 Comprehensive Center are dedicated to successfully implementing Student Success Plans. These legislation-supported plans are designed to improve systems for specific groups of historically underserved students, which, in turn, will support all students in receiving equitable educational opportunities. This joint capacity-building effort will support the Student Success Plans’ meaningful implementation by …

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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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Share Our Voices, Hear Our Stories: Relations and the Seasons

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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Join our Book Study Keynote Talk with Dr. Ann Ishimaru

Join the Region 16 Comprehensive Center in welcoming Dr. Ann Ishimaru, author of Just Schools: Building Equitable Collaborations with Families and Communities, for a powerful keynote conversation. We know that committing to the full six-week book study schedule can be challenging for busy leaders. This year, we’re bringing back our virtual keynote series to make the insight, experience, and wisdom …

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Join our Book Study Keynote Talk with Dr. Leilani Sabzalian

Join the Region 16 Comprehensive Center in welcoming Dr. Leilani Sabzalian, author of Indigenous Children’s Survivance in Public Schools, for a powerful keynote conversation. We know that committing to the full six-week book study schedule can be challenging for busy leaders. This year, we’re bringing back our virtual keynote series to make the insight, experience, and wisdom of our book …

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Nothing about us without us

Sharing the importance of Tribal consultation with educators and other Oregon state agency staff In 2001, Oregon became the first state to legally require Tribal consultation with the passage of Senate Bill 770. This law established a framework for communication between state agencies and Tribes to support effective government-to-government relations.  Since then, some instances of Tribal consultation have been successful. …

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Pursuing Data Justice: Developing the Conditions to Change Practice

Data justice has the potential to transform our education system to create the conditions for all students to thrive. But how do we take the next step on our journey? As we shared back in August 2023 in Advancing Equity through Data Justice, Region 16 Comprehensive Center and the Oregon Department of Education are deep into a multi-year data justice …