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OSBA Sounding Boards podcast

Oct 29, 2019

The Student Success Act commands Oregon school districts to consider equity issues. National consultant and former school board member Daryl Dixon addresses why equity is important and how school leaders can approach community conversations.

Sep 30, 2019

McMinnville School District, recognizing the importance of early learning for student success, has created programs to engage and teach children and and their families before they ever enter the K-12 system.

Aug 27, 2019

Erick Flores, an Oregon teacher and school board member, offers his personal observations about how the Student Success Act will help schools provide more opportunities for their students.

Jul 10, 2019

For La Grande Superintendent George Mendoza, relationship-building is the basis of helping students who have suffered trauma learn better and be successful in school. The district’s Culture of Care Plan not only helps the students but also helps the staff as it gives them more tools to create a safe, happy and...

May 1, 2019

The Student Success Act, a bill to create a significant and stable investment in Oregon's schools, is working its way through the Legislature, offering real hope for district leaders. OSBA Executive Director Jim Green explains how the legislation works and what it means for communities.