4th Annual Central Oregon Skilled Trades Fair

4th Annual Central Oregon Skilled Trades Fair

Over 700 students from around the region packed  Deschutes County Fairgrounds to attend the 4th Annual Central Oregon Skilled Trades Fair. With 75 organizations present, hands-on activities were offered such as virtual welding, construction, coding, and fire science...
How a Unique Role is Helping Students with Disabilities

How a Unique Role is Helping Students with Disabilities

Working in schools, specialists like physical therapists, occupational therapists, autism specialists and more see ways in which assistive technology could really help young people in need. Assistive technology includes a wide range of devices and tools that can...
Juntos Aprendemos has three locations

Juntos Aprendemos has three locations

Juntos Aprendemos is in its second year and has added a third location, Bear Creek Elementary in Bend. The program helps parents and preschool-age children of Spanish-speaking families in Bend and Redmond prepare for Kindergarten by learning literacy and social...
Hands-on learning

Hands-on learning

Elementary school teachers and instructional coaches from Redmond, Culver and Sisters school districts gathered at Central Oregon Community College in Redmond for hands-on computational thinking learning. SAM Labs instructors were on site to lead K-8 teachers through...
Building a Culture of Caring for Students with Trauma

Building a Culture of Caring for Students with Trauma

High Desert Education Service District recently hired staff for three new positions that will forward the idea of a “Culture of Care” across Central Oregon. The Culture of Care is an initiative of Better Together that aims to equip adults in schools with information...