TRI Hosts Afterschool Programs from Across the State


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TRI Hosts Afterschool Programs from Across the State

December 3, 2015


Introduction by speaker at conference

The Research Institute (TRI), in partnership with the Oregon Department of Education (ODE), hosted the 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) 2015 Fall Conference on November 19th and 20th. Over 230 individuals involved in offering quality afterschool care programs participated in the two-day conference at the Western Oregon University campus. Included in this number are program directors, site coordinators, and direct staff from the 97 21st CCLC sites across Oregon



Heidi Sipe - keynote speaker

Keynote speaker, Heidi Sipe, offered her views on meeting students’ needs by addressing culturally respectful family and community engagement. Sipe, the Umatilla School District Superintendent and recently named Oregon Superintendent of the Year, was accompanied by Umatilla students and family members, who brought their own perspectives on how afterschool programs have enhanced their experiences.

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