February Newsletter

COLLEGE & CAREER FOR ALL GAINING MOMENTUM

The College & Career for All program (CC4A) is one of the key initiatives for Southern Oregon Success, featuring three mutually reinforcing programs: Dual Credit, the Pathways Program, and our STEM Hub.

We can report great progress in these efforts as 2017 begins, particularly on the work to promote dual credits and the College & Career Pathways, providing step by step plans for students ….Read more

ACEs and the SELF-HEALING COMMUNITIES INITIATIVE UPDATE

The Southern Oregon ACES Training Team, a partnership led by ACE Interface, Kairos and Southern Oregon Success, is expanding from 6 to 18 members over the next two months, including the addition of our first bilingual presenter…Read more

SYSTEMS OF CARE

The Steering Committee of Southern Oregon Success, with over 20 volunteer leaders in key positions across sectors in our region, has agreed to serve as the executive committee for the Systems of Care being developed in both Jackson and Josephine Counties…Read more

NOTE FROM OREGON EDUCATION INNOVATION OFFICER

Oregon Education Innovation Officer Colt Gill visited our region last September, and in a follow up email, noted that our “innovative local efforts provide powerful examples to guide state policy and partnership with communities and schools.”…Read more

A GREAT EARLY CHILDHOOD CONFERENCE COMING RIGHT UP

February 24 & 25: “Together for Children” Conference

Speakers, workshops and more for professionals and for parents. This is a great annual event, enthusiastically supported by the Southern Oregon Early Learning Services Hub and Southern Oregon Success

http://soaeyc.org/event/soaeyc-2017-for-the-children-conference/

SEVEN ESSENTIAL INGREDIENTS FOR TRAUMA-INFORMED CARE

A One Day Workshop for Educators, Child Welfare Caseworkers, Self-
Sufficiency Caseworkers, Juvenile Justice Staff, Foster Care Parents, Head Start Parents and Staff, Health Care Navigators, Parent Leaders, CASA Volunteers—anyone working with children and families in our region.

Presented by SaintA, national trauma-informed care specialists, at no costs to participants–thanks to funding by AllCare, Jackson Care Connect and PrimaryHealth, and to support from ACE Interface, Kairos, Southern Oregon Success and the Medford School District…Read more