Empowered Hour on School Safety and Bullying

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Conversations on Youth Success (and Drinks!)

Have you been looking to learn more about Oregon’s education system? The Institute for Youth Success invites you to join us for Empowered Hour.

Empowered Hours are casual gatherings where you can learn about the most pressing issues in education, and meaningful opportunities for effecting change. We bring the experts to you in a series of intimate and informal happy hour conversations focused on topics that are tailored to your interest.

Join us to sip, converse and learn about innovative ideas that are changing the way we teach and support youth.

Empowered Hour on School Safety and Bullying

School safety and bullying are important issues to school communities in Oregon and nationally. Join Vicki Nishioka, Ph.D., and the Education Northwest team for an informal happy hour and networking event. Dr. Nishioka will share ideas and research about how schools can promote safe and caring schools for all students. See Dr. Nishioka's recent blog post: Positive and Caring Relationships with Teachers are Critical to Student Success.

Date And Time
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
4:30– 6:00 p.m.

Bottle + Kitchen (in Hotel Rose)
50 Southwest Morrison Street
Portland, OR 97204


Learn how you can become a sponsorof one or more of these events by contacting Celeste Janssen.

Education Northwest is a 501(c)3 charitable organization. We do our work through a combination of federal funds, state and local contracts, and gifts from people like you. Our federal tax ID number is 93-0553346.

Past Event Topics

  • Exciting Developments in Education: Learn about ways educators are working to improve the state’s graduation rate and get Oregon youth ready for school.
  • Building Workforce Readiness Traits in Students: Social and emotional learning (SEL) is key to success in school, work and life. Learn more about SEL, including the latest research and why it matters.
  • Scholarship Programs and College Success: Scholarship programs can be structured so that they better support the success of students in college. Michelle Hodara from Education Northwest presented on insights gained from recent evaluations of several scholarship programs.
  • Bringing Brain Science into Education: Many students experience high levels of stress, trauma, and adverse experiences. Learn about how trauma-informed schools restructure education to be more responsive to the brain and to create more welcoming learning environments.