Teaching and Learning
Common Indicators of Success for Alternative Education Programs
Progress is often cross-age/cross grade and progress is continuous: The major approach to instruction resembles a one-room school. There is public recognition of success. A curriculum often described as "applied,"' "experiential," "relevant," "hands-on," or "integrated," that makes connections between the disciplines and between the school, community and the world of work.
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2014-2015 Private Alternative Registration
Friday - August 30, 2013
2013 Northwest Innovative Schools Network Conference
Monday - May 13, 2013
Discipline Incidents Collection Opens May 16 for 2012-13 school year
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In the past, alternative education may have most often been described as off-site programs for the most at-risk students. Now, a variety of private and public alternative schools and programs are evolving to support Oregon's commitment to help students achieve high academic and career-related standards and to pursue their individual goals and interests.
School & District Programs
Program names and descriptions are provided annually by school districts.
Laws and Rules (ORS and OARs)
Oregon Revised Statues (ORS) and Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) related to Alternative Education.
Technical Assistance & Resources
This page contains resources and regulation that support alternative educational options for students.
Personalizing the diploma for each student and helping students plan for their post-high school education and career goals.
Attendance, Graduates & Dropouts
Reports on student enrollment, graduates (high school completers) and droputs.
Private Alternative Schools
Includes a list of private alternative
schools by county, registration
materials and standards.
Toolkits for Districts
Toolkits for program approval, evaluation and review of district policies and procedures.
Preparing each student for advanced learning, work and citizenship.
This page contains links to on-line resources to help you develop dropout prevention and recovery programs at your school.
Comprehensive Guidance & Counseling
Comprehensive guidance and counseling is an integral part of the school support system that advances high quality learning opportunities.
Miscellaneous ODE Links
Accelerated Learning Opportunities
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Educator Effectiveness - Administrative Specialist
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