Oregon's teacher of the year writes about how he came to place students' cultures front and center in his classroom and in the community and encourages more teachers to promote equity.
Moving Toward Equity by Learning About Students’ Cultures
We profile three Oregon schools that are changing their policy and practice to keep students in class and create an equitable learning environment.
Making Strides Toward Ending Discipline Disparities
View a short video highlighting what we do at Education Northwest and why we like working here
REL Northwest is one of 10 regional educational laboratories (RELs) across the nation dedicated to improving the use of research and data in policy and classroom practice.

Now Part of Education Northwest: The Institute for Youth Success

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Playing a vital role in supporting youth programs, the Institute for Youth Success has merged with Education Northwest to create a full-service, innovative regional center to support best practices at youth serving organizations.Learn More

Upcoming Events

Professional Community Leadership Seminar
December 2 - 3, 2015 - Aumsville, Oregon
In this two-day seminar we teach the skills to facilitate effective professional learning communities.

6+1 Trait® Writing for the Common Core State Standards Institute
January 25-29, 2016 - Portland, Oregon
This popular institute provides the training and tools you need to use the traits to teach your student writers to meet rigorous standards.