4/12/2016 - The public outreach campaign asks Oregonians to engage at a local level to answer a fundamental state-wide question: What do we want Oregon schools to be for our children and grandchildren?
5/17/2011 - Over the past five months, school board members from around the state participated in OSBA's Leadership Oregon training, which prepares them to better serve their communities and students.
6/22/2016 - The pilot OSBA program will reward board development actions with scholarship funds for students.
11/14/2015 - The awards, offered through OSBA’s Leadership Institute, represent a significant level of achievement in board leadership and development.
4/04/2011 - The Center for Children and Families, which offers educational programs and social services, earns Magna Award honorable mention.
5/16/2012 - Gov. John Kitzhaber has appointed five locally-elected school board members to serve on the newly created Higher Education Coordinating Commission.
2/27/2012 - Green, an attorney, lobbyist and Salem-Keizer School Board member, knows the issues and challenges school board members face.
12/16/2013 - OSBA Executive Director Betsy Miller-Jones was re-elected as Pacific Region secretary-treasurer and OSBA Past President Kris Howatt (Gresham-Barlow School Board) was elected as the alternate Pacific Region representative to the NSBA Policies and Resolutions Committee.
4/25/2016 - A search firm will be hired to develop a timeline and process so the OSBA Board can hire a highly qualified candidate and ensure a smooth transition in leadership.
5/18/2016 - Thirteen of 22 Oregon school districts passed local bond measures May 17 in the largest such field since 2008.
4/5/2016 - The Institute includes career pathways in construction, industrial and engineering systems, health services and agriculture.
1/25/2013 - Federal payments to counties, Oregon's NCLB waiver, and "fiscal cliff" resolution will be discussed.
1/29/2014 - Federal payments to counties, NCLB waiver, and investing in programs to help disadvantaged students will be discussed.
2/08/2012 - A delegation of the Oregon School Boards Association's board of directors met with the state’s congressional delegation to stress the importance of Oregon’s proposed waiver of the federal No Child Left Behind Act.
1/7/2012 - The OSBA Board of Directors has named Betsy Miller-Jones as interim Executive Director effective immediately.
3/4/2013 - By recognizing the importance of adequate school funding, the co-chairs' budget will allow some districts to avoid making further reductions.
6/17/2016 - OSBA Board members urged Congress to uphold local governance and flexibility while implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act, reauthorize the Child Nutrition Act, increase federal funding for Title I, and discuss long-term solutions to ensure that county timber payments continue to support public schools.
2/16/2012 - Agenda included federal payments to counties and NCLB waiver.
1/28/2013 - The Oregon School Boards Association Board of Directors has unanimously selected Interim Executive Director Betsy Miller-Jones as the association’s new executive director.
6/21/2016 - Initiative Petition 65 would establish the High School Graduation and Career Readiness Fund as part of the state General Fund.
1/17/2012 - It’s “School Board Recognition Month,” and the Oregon School Boards Association has recognized our board members for their service to public education.
1/31/2012 - The Oregon School Boards Association calls on its membership to advocate for a list of legislative priorities during the upcoming legislative session, and endorses Governor John Kitzhaber’s call for enacting "education achievement compacts" with local school districts.
6/25/2012 - By rejoining the association, Portland Public Schools helps unify advocates for public education as we tackle major statewide issues like school funding, student achievement and accountability.
1/5/2016 - With a new year comes a new slate of officers on OSBA's Board of Directors, headed by President Doug Nelson of the High Desert Education Service District.
5/23/2016 - Betty Reynolds, OSBA president-elect and West Linn-Wilsonville School Board member, was elected by the National School Boards Action Center Board of Directors to serve on the NSBAC Board.
7/11/2012 - With Salem-Keizer School Board's decision to rejoin, the Oregon School Board's Association once again represents every school board in Oregon. A unanimous and united OSBA will be a strong voice for students and public education in Oregon.
2/08/2011 - Six board members meet with Senators Merkley and Wyden and five House members to talk about the impact of federal stimulus funds on Oregon's schools and federal timber payments.
11/22/2011 - The awards, offered through OSBA’s Leadership Institute, represent a significant level of achievement in board leadership and development.