Education, Equity and Excellence from Cradle to Career
Transforming children into educated, independent adults is the job of the entire community. With a focus on racial equity, we relentlessly and systematically connect our community’s diverse assets with the explicit goal of working in new ways together to improve kids’ success inside and outside of school.
At a special meeting of the Board of Directors on June 4th, the board voted unanimously to welcome Lavert Robertson as our next CEO. He is the right leader for this organization to move our shared work forward and we are thrilled for him to start on July 1st.Read the Press Release
On May 15, 2019 teachers, counselors and administrators from 17 local school districts will participate in Industry for a Day (IFAD). In its fourth year, and presented by Bank of America, IFAD is the annual opportunity for those who work most closely with our youth get first-hand experience in the trades and learn about opportunities and pathways to those living-wage jobs. Twenty-eight companies are hosting tours, including Greenbrier Gunderson, O’Neill Construction Group, PCC Airfoils, Portland General Electric, Skanska and Vigor.Learn More