Oregon Department of Education

Oregon Community Resources

Eastern Oregon Center for Independent Living  External Link
A nonprofit community based resource and advocacy center that promotes independent living and equal access for all people with disabilities.

Northwest Regional Education Laboratory  External Link
NWREL provides research and developmental assistance to education, government, community agencies, business and labor.

Oregon Ability  External Link
NEW information and referral site designed to help individuals with disabilities and their families find relevant resources, as well as add and update their own information.

Oregon Council on Developmental Disabilities  External Link
The mission of the Oregon Council on Developmental Disabilities is to join with Oregonians with developmental disabilities and their families to promote change through self-determination leading to a more accessible, inclusive and culturally responsive world.

Oregon Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development (CCWD)  External Link
The mission of CCWD is to contribute leadership and resources to increase the skills, knowledge and career opportunities of Oregonians.

Oregon School to Work program  External Link
School to work is a federally funded initiative that supports Oregon's system for high academic standards through school-based, work-based and connecting activities for all students.

Oregon Service Learning - Oregon Department of Education  External Link
Service learning is a teaching/learning strategy requiring students to develop and apply knowledge and skills pertaining to challenging projects that help meet real community needs.

Oregon Technology Access Program  External Link
OTAP provides training, information, technical assistance and resources regarding the uses of technology for children with disabilities.

Western Regional Resource Center - Secondary Transition Information Module  External Link
WRRC's mission is to provide technical assistance to State Education Agencies, including Oregon, to assist and support them in systemic improvement policies, procedures and practices which will result in quality programs and services for children with disabilities and their families.

  • Sally Simich Email    (503) 947-5639
    Education Programs & Assessment - Education Program Specialist