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Contact Info

District Office

Salem-Keizer Public Schools
Oregon School District 24J
2450 Lancaster Dr. NE
Salem, Oregon 97305

Direct Phone

503-399-3038

Community Relations & Communications Staff

Lillian Govus, APR, Director Community Relations and Communications
Karma Krause,  Capital Construction Public Engagement Specialist
Aaron Harada, Communications Coordinator
Emily Hicks, Communications Coordinator
Bryan Andersen, Communications Coordinator
Caleb Roberts, Communications Assistant

Contact Community Relations & Communications

Official Media Files

Logos

Salem-Keizer Public Schools Logo

Salem-Keizer Public Schools 2-Color Logo with Transparent Background, English

Salem-Keizer Logo in Spanish

Salem-Keizer Public Schools 2-Color Logo with Transparent Background, Spanish

Our Vision: All students graduate and are prepared for a successful life.

Salem-Keizer Vision Statement, English: 696 KB File size

Nuestra vision: Todos los estudiantes se graduen y esten preparados para una vida exitos.

Salem-Keizer Vision Statement, Spanish: 736 KB File size

Staff

High Resolution of Christy Perry's Portrait

Superintendent, Christy Perry: 2MB file High Resolution

Director of Community Relations & Communications, Lillian Govus, APR: 2MB file High Resolution

District News Feed

  • Salem-Keizer: Learning for a Lifetime

Salem-Keizer Public Schools Seeks Vendors for Bond-Related School Safety Upgrades

October 7, 2018|Comments Off on Salem-Keizer Public Schools Seeks Vendors for Bond-Related School Safety Upgrades

Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) continues to post requests for proposals (RFPs) to deliver work promised in the $619.7 million 2018 bond program on its procurement website. One recent RFP and a soon-to-be-released RFP support the [...]

  • SKPS Budget Committee

Salem-Keizer Budget Committee Seeking Two New Community Members

September 26, 2018|Comments Off on Salem-Keizer Budget Committee Seeking Two New Community Members

Salem-Keizer Public Schools is seeking two community members to serve on the budget committee. Each appointee will serve a three-year term ending June 30, 2021. Committee members will review and approve budgets for adoption by [...]

  • Meeting for Contractors

Salem-Keizer Public Schools Offers Meeting for General Contractors Interested in Bidding on 2018 Construction Bond Projects

September 21, 2018|Comments Off on Salem-Keizer Public Schools Offers Meeting for General Contractors Interested in Bidding on 2018 Construction Bond Projects

Salem-Keizer Public Schools will hold a pre-proposal meeting for general contractors on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018 at 1 p.m. at the Lancaster Professional Center, 2450 Lancaster Drive NE in Salem. The meeting is for firms [...]

  • Oregon State Assessments 2018

Student Cohorts Show Growth in State Assessments

September 20, 2018|Comments Off on Student Cohorts Show Growth in State Assessments

Eleventh-graders outperform state in math and English Language Arts, five pilot schools for math curriculum also demonstrate meaningful gains While Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) students start off behind their peers across the state on assessment [...]

  • Jim Orth, SKPS Interim Assistant Superintendent

Jim Orth Named SKPS Interim Assistant Superintendent

September 19, 2018|Comments Off on Jim Orth Named SKPS Interim Assistant Superintendent

Orth has nearly 30 years in education as a teacher, principal and administrator Jim Orth, Director of Career and Technical Education (CTE) for Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS), has been named interim assistant superintendent for the [...]

  • SKPS Safe & Welcoming Schools

Salem-Keizer Public Schools Board of Directors Reaffirms Safe and Welcoming Schools Resolution

September 12, 2018|Comments Off on Salem-Keizer Public Schools Board of Directors Reaffirms Safe and Welcoming Schools Resolution

At its meeting Tuesday night, the Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) Board of Directors reaffirmed Resolution No. 201819-2, “Safe and Welcoming Schools.” Originally adopted in 2016, the resolution commits to an inclusive, barrier-free environment where all [...]

  • CTEC Adds Two New Programs 2018-19

Salem-Keizer Public Schools’ Career-Technical Education Center to Hold Ribbon-Cutting and Recognition Event for Two New Programs

September 7, 2018|Comments Off on Salem-Keizer Public Schools’ Career-Technical Education Center to Hold Ribbon-Cutting and Recognition Event for Two New Programs

CTEC Celebrates Business Development and Leadership and Law Enforcement Program Launch on September 7 at 11 a.m. Salem-Keizer Public Schools’ (SKPS) Career-Technical Education Center (CTEC) is celebrating the opening of two new Career Technical Education [...]

Salem-Keizer Public Schools Launches “Every Day 24J!” to Address Chronic Absenteeism

September 5, 2018|Comments Off on Salem-Keizer Public Schools Launches “Every Day 24J!” to Address Chronic Absenteeism

Buses were rolling this morning carrying almost half of Salem-Keizer Public Schools’ (SKPS) 42,000 students, but with the back-to-school excitement was another message: “Every Day 24J!” Nearly one in three students in SKPS is chronically [...]

  • Salem-Keizer Public Schools Logo

Salem-Keizer Public Schools Suspends Outdoor Athletics for August 23, 2018

August 23, 2018|Comments Off on Salem-Keizer Public Schools Suspends Outdoor Athletics for August 23, 2018

Due to air quality concerns, all Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) outdoor athletics have been suspended for Thursday, Aug. 23. Outdoor marching band rehearsals also have been suspended. Per Oregon School Activities Association guidelines, practices may [...]

  • SKPS CTEC Adds Two New Programs

Salem-Keizer Public Schools’ Career-Technical Education Center Offers Two New CTE Programs

August 16, 2018|Comments Off on Salem-Keizer Public Schools’ Career-Technical Education Center Offers Two New CTE Programs

Salem-Keizer Public Schools’ (SKPS) Career-Technical Education Center (CTEC) is introducing two new programs this fall, Law Enforcement and Business Development and Leadership. “We are excited to add two new programs to our center,” said Rhonda [...]

  • Top 50 schools - South, Sprague and West

Three Salem-Keizer High Schools Ranked Top 50 in Oregon

August 14, 2018|Comments Off on Three Salem-Keizer High Schools Ranked Top 50 in Oregon

South Salem High, West Salem High and Sprague High recognized for quality of education Salem-Keizer Public Schools’ very own South Salem, West Salem and Sprague High Schools are ranked among the top 50 high schools [...]

  • Salem-Keizer Public Schools Logo

Salem-Keizer Public Schools Suspends Outdoor Athletics for August 14, 2018

August 14, 2018|Comments Off on Salem-Keizer Public Schools Suspends Outdoor Athletics for August 14, 2018

Due to air quality concerns, all Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) outdoor athletics have been suspended for Tuesday, Aug. 14. Outdoor marching band rehearsals also have been suspended. Per Oregon School Activities Association guidelines, practices may [...]

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