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Join Us at a Just Schools Q&A This May

Join Region 16 Comprehensive Center and author Dr. Ann Ishimaru on May 3 for a Just Schools Q&A. At this event, we’ll share questions and discuss strategies and practices for fostering equitable collaboration and building collective capacity to better serve students. In Just Schools, Dr. Ann M. Ishimaru explores how schools can build more equitable forms of collaboration with families and communities. …

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Request for Proposals: Data Identification and Disaggregation

Oregon Proposals due May 9, 2022 at 5 pm R16CC is seeking an individual, team, or organization to partner with R16CC in support of the Oregon Department of Education’s Data Identification and Disaggregation: AI/AN project. The contractor will ​​bring together a cross-office internal team in partnership with the Director of the Office of Indian Education and the Director of the …

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Job Opening: Equity and Systemic Change Specialist

Region 16 Comprehensive Center is seeking an equity and systemic change specialist to join our growing team! The specialist will support teams in Oregon and across the region with a focus on impacting student success at the systems level. Read the full description and apply at bit.ly/R16Equity. Expected Responsibilities Include: Facilitate and coordinate activities associated with the planning, development, delivery …

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Our Future: Rooted in Culture, Family, and History

Our children are our future, and their future is rooted in our present and past: our cultures, families, communities, and histories. The resources on this page center on supporting Indigenous students and families navigating intergenerational trauma and suicidal ideation. Abstract: McQuaid et al. found that intergenerational exposure to traumatic historical experiences such as residential schools contributed to increased risk of suicidal …

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First Quarter Recap: Alaska’s State Service Plan

Region 16 Comprehensive Center’s work in Alaska is centered around supporting the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development (DEED)’s strategic plan: Alaska’s Education Challenge. Our support centers on four areas: evidence-based reading instruction, standards refresh and refocus, school improvement, and assessments and data literacy. The goal of Region 16 Comprehensive Center’s work is to provide capacity-building support to DEED …

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First Quarter Recap: Oregon’s State Service Plan

Equity and racial justice are at the center of Region 16 Comprehensive Center’s work in Oregon. Through Oregon’s State Service Plan (SSP), we support two project pillars: Enhancing the Oregon Department of Education’s Office of Indian Education Enhancing the Oregon Department of Education’s Equity & Racial Justice Strategic Plan Enhancing the Oregon Department of Education Office of Indian Education During …

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Rise & Thrive: Regions 16 and 17 to Co-Host NW RISE Annual Convening

Region 16 Comprehensive Center (R16CC) and Region 17 Comprehensive Center (R17CC) are partnering this spring to support rural educators across Alaska, Idaho, Montana, and Washington at the NW Rise Annual Convening. The convening is centered around thriving. The convening is designed to help rural educators find a pathway from barely surviving to thriving — and helping their students, in turn, to do …

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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 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 …