African American/Black Student Success
The African American/Black Student Success Program improves academic outcomes for African American/Black students to achieve a vision of an equitable education system in Lane County. The project promotes regular and consistent school attendance, provides students access to culturally responsive teaching and learning supports which contribute to their academic success from early learning to post-secondary, provides rigorous skill enhancement and leadership advocacy programs, and provides students and their families support in navigating educational processes and opportunities. Find out more.
The Driver Education initiative is designed to increase availability and accessibility of ODOT approved driver education programming throughout Lane County. Find out more.
Educator Career Pathways Support
The Educator Pathway program is designed to grow the education workforce as well as to understand the education industry and create pathways for students, counselors and advisors.
Lane Regional Promise
The overarching purpose of Lane Regional Promise is to foster a college going and career culture that guarantees well-designed opportunities for students to earn credit in college level courses and meaningful career exploration experiences that will set them on a path to a successful post-secondary future. Find out more.
Lane STEM is a culturally responsive and multi-sector initiative that involves both formal and non-formal education, community-based organizations, industry and technology partners to support, develop and promote relevant and evidence-based Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education for all students in all of our schools. Lane STEM provides equitable access to enhanced availability of high quality and engaging educational resources for teachers, education leaders, community, students and families. Find out more.
Math in Real Life
Math in Real Life (MiRL) is a project to help create an environment of innovation in math teaching and learning through regional networks focusing on culturally sustaining strategies and applied mathematics.
Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) Regional Coaching
The focus of the Oregon Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) project is the implementation of a cohesive evidence-based professional development and coaching network to support the implementation of MTSS for academics and behavior. Through integrated supports, Oregon has a statewide network of high quality coaches, and is increasing the number of districts implementing MTSS with fidelity, ultimately increasing student outcomes for students with disabilities.
The Pod: Youth Navigation Center and Homeless Shelter is designed to divert youth ages 12-17 who are at-risk, runaway and/or homeless from the criminal justice system, achieve stable housing, access community services, and receive support to succeed with their education. This will be accomplished by providing a low-barrier shelter and a reception center linking youth to services.
Rural School Network
The Rural School Network provides support for small or rural districts that have schools that have been identified as in need of Comprehensive or Targeted Support. This differs from approaches to larger, urban districts due to the unique nature of these schools and districts. A major component of this work is creating differentiated ways for districts to collaborate with each other and share resources and best practices. This work is based on the Oregon Equity Lens.
Youth Transition Program
The Youth Transition Program is a collaboration between the Vocational Rehabilitation Division, Oregon Department of Education, University of Oregon, Lane County school districts, and Career Learning. The program serves students on Individual Education Plans (IEPs), providing assistance with academic, vocational, independent living and personal-social skills so students can experience success in the workforce.
The Western Regional Educator Network (WREN)
The Western REN is an educator-led, improvement-focused network that elevates and embraces teachers’ voice by emphasizing the Equity Lens to interrupt historical patterns of inequities and support educators through every stage of their career from recruitment through retirement by creating more inclusive and empowering school cultures. Find out more.