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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).
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.
As schools, districts, and other educational entities identify their needs during this unprecedented time, Education Northwest is here to provide customized services and resources.
The Big Picture SkillsUSA, a national career and technical student organization, needed a robust blended learning program to help learners in various settings (middle schools, high schools, postsecondary institutions, and workforce development programs) explore career possibilities and pathways.
Washington state continues to face a critical teacher shortage. To address the problem, state policymakers and district administrators are looking at “grow-your-own” teacher strategies, which seek to identify and support current paraeducators and limited certificated teachers who are interested in
In recognition of Native American Heritage Month, we’re excited to share some of the important work being conducted in the Northwest region and beyond to promote success for American Indian and Alaska Native students and to increase awareness of the contributions of Native people, past and present.
Education Northwest’s board of directors announced that it has unanimously chosen Patty Wood as the organization’s chief executive officer.
As we observe Hispanic Heritage Month, we are deeply inspired by the five Latinx educators who are sharing their stories with us in 2019.
Education Northwest proudly announces the addition of Jeff Strickler as chief operating officer.
Discover what's new in a statewide curriculum on the Native American experience in Oregon.
“The health of my community, and of Indian Country in general, depends on policymakers with personal experience.”
"For me, learning about my own culture is a lifelong process, but I definitely believe we should be telling our own story whenever possible.”
According to Karen Martin, a teacher and instructional coach in Alaska, the Northwest Rural Innovation and Student Engagement (NW RISE) Network builds connections.
For Black History Month, we recognize the leadership of nine role models from the Pacific Northwest connected to our public schools, higher education and the development of young people.
Accelerated learning can improve students’ postsecondary outcomes, and a new study finds that one in three Oregon public high school students participated in this kind of coursework.
Dr. Steve Klein, a nationally recognized leader in career and technical education (CTE) and workforce development will join Education Northwest on September 24. Klein has more than 25 years of experience leading large-scale research, evaluation, policy analysis and technical assistance projects
In May 2018, we explored educator networks in the Northwest that enhance professional development and student engagement.
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
Read how the NW RISE network that connects educators in rural schools across the Northwest inspired a new network in a remote Alaska school district the size of West Virginia.
Preparing students for their next steps in life is at the core of every high school’s mission. We're featuring programs and practices that help educators empower students toward their next steps on our blog, website and social media. Here are some of the thought pieces, actionable tools and

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