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  • AVID learners
    AVID learners
    Yoncalla implements new program to help students succeed Yoncalla School District has implemented an innovative program this school year aimed at engaging students and better preparing them for life after graduation. Using Measure 98 funding allocated for career and college readiness programs, the district has introduced AVID, or...
  • Career Connected Learning is all about partnerships
    Career Connected Learning is all about partnerships
    Career Connected Learning is all about partnerships School district, industry partnerships key to connecting students with jobs * This is Part 1 of a two-part series looking at how Douglas County schools and industry leaders are working together to guide students toward successful careers in manufacturing. Look for...
  • 'Growing our own'
    ‘Growing our own’
    ‘Growing our own’ Manufacturing Month a chance to highlight opportunities Preparing our youth for a purposeful and successful future has always been the goal of educators and parents. Our local economy requires that employers can find employees well prepared to carry out job responsibilities and vibrant communities are...
  • Guiding youth
    Guiding youth
    Guiding youth AmeriCorps members join DCPSS to help set students on paths to bright futures For the two new AmeriCorps members hosted by Douglas County Partners for Student Success this school year, the motivation to help young students prepare for their futures has been shaped by personal experience....
  • Revving up a new program
    Revving up a new program
    Revving up a new program Roseburg High revives automotive program Roseburg High School senior Rose Berry has seen first-hand how the school’s Career and Technical Education programs have helped students plan for life after graduation. Some students, she said, take classes and come to realize that even though...
  • CTE and STEAM on display
    CTE and STEAM on display
    CTE and STEAM on display Summer outreach included visit to the fair With school back in session, we hope that our efforts over the summer to share information about the exciting programs our partners offer left a mark on students and community members alike. The Douglas County Fair...
  • Inspiring educators
    Inspiring educators
    Inspiring educators Douglas County teachers take part in Summer STEAM Institute With the success of her school’s first Family STEAM Night last year, Tri City Elementary teacher Tammy Bryant was inspired to share her experience with other educators in Douglas County. Bryant, who teaches first grade, had attended...
  • Summer Institute around the corner
    Summer Institute around the corner
    Summer Institute around the corner Educators invited to register for STEAM seminars Registration is now open for this year’s STEAM Summer Institute, a series of professional development workshops geared toward teachers who want to integrate STEAM education into their classrooms. Sessions, presented by the Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub...