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Educational Services - Weekly Professional Development Update

Key upcoming webinars, dates, reports requirements and more.

Week of February 3, 2016

In this issue:

*updated or new announcements 

Reminder: Transgender students topic of Feb. 4 training

Roseburg attorney Dan Clark is scheduled to lead training on Thursday, Feb. 4, for school districts seeking tools and advice for successfully integrating transgender students into school settings.

The training session is set for 1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 4 in Rooms 203 and 204 at the Danny Lang Teaching, Learning and Event Center (Building 16) at Umpqua Community College, 1140 Umpqua College Road, Roseburg. The gathering is sponsored by Douglas Education Service District.

Sponsors sought for March car show and benefit

The Special Materials Fund is seeking sponsors for the Umpqua Flatheads' Roseburg Benefit Car Show, to be held March 12 and 13 at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. Sponsorship includes two admission tickets to the show and an invitation to the car club's end-of-year picnic.   

Suggested donation for the sponsorship is $50. Show proceeds benefit the Special Materials Fund and United Community Action Network. 

Feb. 4 event gives practical advice for accommodating transgender students; Register ASAP

Practical Advice for Accommodating Transgender Students in Schools features speaker Dan Clark and is designed to give school building staff the background and tools to successfully integrate transgender students into their buildings while protecting the district from legal or OCR action. This event is brought to Douglas County school staff by the Douglas ESD.

Educational Services - Weekly Professional Development Update

Key upcoming webinars, dates, reports requirements and more.

Week of January 25, 2016

 

County school career-technical programs get $156K boost!

Jan. 14, 2016 — Douglas County Career and Technical Education programs captured a total of $156,521 in Career Pathways Funding, which is the state’s new effort to bring stable, consistent funding to the high school training programs.

Last week, news that thirteen career-technical education programs from eight county high schools will receive anywhere from $2,000 to $45,000 to improve their programs was released.

Funds are expected to be available for the schools soon.