Oct. 18, 2016 – Local school programs ranging from manufacturing to agribusiness to early childhood education to drafting/design technology got a huge boost when state officials announced a second round of funding to improve career-technical programs.
The Oregon Department of Education has released a list of recipients of Career Pathways Funding, a pilot program designed to provide funding to Career & Technical Education programs around the state. The program is in its second year.
Early registration for the Seminar for Feeding Teams is open through Oct. 15, after which the cost rises by $20.
The seminar will take place Nov. 14 and 15 at the Salem Convention Center. The keynote speaker is Suzanne Evans Morris, a speech-language pathologist with New Visions near Charlottesville, North Carolina. Early registration is $245, or $265 after Oct. 15.
A panel is scheduled to visit Douglas County next week as part of a competitive application process to identify Oregon’s second Blue Zones Project demonstration community. This designation brings resources to help individuals, organizations and whole communities choose healthy activities that enable residents to live longer, with lower rates of chronic disease and a higher quality of life.