Earl Boyles parent represents community at national family engagement conference
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Earl Boyles Elementary School parent Adriana Govea had never been on an airplane before last week. But on June 22, she and Andreina Velasco, the Children’s Institute’s Early Works site liaison at Earl Boyles, boarded a plane to Chicago for the Institute for Educational Leadership’s 2015 National Family and Community Engagement Conference, “Shaping Our Future by Leading Together.”
Adriana readily faced her trepidation about her first flight – and...
Another step forward for better early learning for Oregon
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
The Children’s Institute’s entire legislative agenda took a big step forward today when an important Oregon legislative subcommittee approved funding for a blueprint to expand high-quality preschool in Oregon, for expansion of home visiting services for at-risk families, and for expansion of a fund that provides grants that connect children’s early years to the early grades.
After yesterday’s action by the Legislature’s Ways and Means Education ...