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How do past boarding school practices and policies affect our Native students and families today? Learn from several educators in the Western region who are successfully partnering with our Native communities.
An independent evaluation of Arkansas’ Professional Learning Communities at Work project determined that the program has positively impacted student achievement on the ACT Aspire assessment.
Join REL Northwest for the annual convening of the OR GPS Alliance—a partnership between practitioners and researchers working to improve high school graduation and postsecondary education completion for all Oregonians.
How can we make sure that the stories we teach in our schools not only honor the histories of Indigenous peoples but also respect them as diverse, thriving communities?
Education Northwest researcher Diana Serrano experienced the power of education firsthand. Today, she gives back to English learners and educators through research grounded in practical application.
As an immigrant and first-generation student, Education Northwest researcher Manuel Vazquez draws on lived experience to identify evidence-based programs and policies that are grounded in equity.
Education Northwest researchers recently completed a REL Northwest study that provides a landscape scan of secondary CTE programming in Oregon.
As a self-identifying “brown-skinned Latina, first-generation immigrant,” Karen Pérez reflects on the meaning of Hispanic Heritage Month and how we can celebrate Latinx heritage.
Karen joined Education Northwest as a leader in equity and systems improvement. She brings an asset-based, community-centered approach that helps leaders achieve equity for marginalized groups.
Need a starting point to make your teaching more inclusive of Latinx communities? See our list of resources for lesson plans, activities, documentaries, art, and more.
Learn strategies, raise consciousness, and begin to critically examine school practices that provide the opportunity for Latinx students and families to thrive in our schools.
Education Northwest celebrates the rich complexity of Latinx identity and the value that diverse cultures, histories, and languages bring to our community.
Education Northwest is excited to welcome Erin Flynn in a new role that will expand the organization’s services in the field of workforce development and career and technical education (CTE).
This infographic offers a checklist for making virtual conferences and meetings just as engaging and useful as in-person events. Learn how to level up your next online conference.
Today, we have an unprecedented opportunity to develop and implement innovative solutions that address long-standing educational challenges. One example is accountability testing.
Learn strategies for developing an online community with EL students, such as leveraging their digital skills, creating buddy systems, holding breakfast meetings, and checking in with families.
Education Northwest is offering a two-part virtual workshop on using mentor texts to teach two traits—ideas and sentence fluency—at 1 p.m. PDT/4 p.m. EDT on August 4 and 6.
The sudden pivot to online teaching comes with plenty of challenges, but teachers may be further ahead than they realize because they have already built relationships with their students. Mandy Smoker Broaddus explores different tools and resources to build upon that foundation.
Learn how to implement 6+1 Trait Writing in this 3-part virtual workshop June 23, 25 and 30, 2020. Watch an expert model the activities involved in teaching three traits and gain valuable insights for immediate use.
The killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor have again exposed the systemic nature of racism. As an organization that is committed to rooting out inequities in our education system, we have an obligation to speak out.

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