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What does Education Northwest do? Our newly refreshed website makes it easier to find out.
What is social and emotional learning (SEL)? What about nonacademic skills; workplace-essential skills; 21st-century skills; and mindsets, essential skills and habits (MESH)?
United by a common mission to improve the lives of our children and communities in the Northwest, the Institute for Youth Success (formerly known as Oregon Mentors) will merge with Education Northwest effective August 15, 2015. This merger will create a full-service, innovative regional center to
Since this article appeared in March, 2015 as part of our series on collective impact, the Institute for Youth Success has joined Education Northwest to better support youth-serving agencies in Oregon and across the region. Schools alone can’t do everything when it comes to reaching out to
Collective impact involves bringing together a wide range of partners—schools, community-based organizations, government, businesses, foundations, and individuals—to address a critical community issue. Initiatives are often complex with many moving parts, and challenges include making sure that
When schools struggle in communities experiencing high levels of poverty, it’s not just the schools that need community support to improve. Communities also need community support, which is where nonprofit organizations often play an important role. While Education Northwest is dedicated to
Gone are the days when professional development typically meant an extended, off-site retreat or a few hours in an auditorium, listening to expert presenters. Today, organizations must consider how to deliver professional development and other trainings efficiently and effectively by tapping into
Protecting vulnerable clients is a major concern of many community-based organizations, but how do you help staff understand the complex, frequently changing rules associated with criminal history checks for new employees and volunteers? That was the challenge facing a team of Education Northwest