• FACT Oregon free webinar for parents of students receiving special education services

Webinar for Parents of Student Receiving Special Education Services

August 1, 2020|

Preparing for a successful school year Parents of students receiving special education services, including students with IEPs, 504 Plans and in the Community Transition Program, are invited to join Heather Olivier, Program Coordinator with FACT Oregon, for a webinar sharing ways to support your child as the school year begins. Topic Covered Include Developing a "one-page profile" Identifying key information to best help your child during COVID restrictions in the classroom and other environments Using social stories to help with school expectations Establishing and maintaining bedtime routines and other tips Event Details Thursday August 13, 2020 6:30-7:30 p.m. FREE event Online Presentation Link to join webinar will be emailed after registration Click Here To Register This workshop is free thanks to the generous support of our [...]

  • Blended Learning, Comprehensive Distance Learning and EDGE Explained

EDGE and Blended Learning, Comprehensive Distance Learning Explained | Programa de aprendizaje combinado

July 31, 2020|

We want to make sure families understand the two learning options for your child: Blended Learning and the EDGE Program. Blended Learning / Comprehensive Distance Learning For families who wish for their child to return to in-person learning as soon as possible, no action is needed as your student will begin in comprehensive distance learning and transition to blended in-person learning once we are able to move forward safely. EDGE If your family wishes for your child to attend school completely online only and do not intend for your child to return to in-person learning this year, we encourage you to apply for our new online EDGE program. Applications are requested by July 31 for planning purposes. Students in the EDGE program will still [...]

  • Graduation August 2020

2020 Graduation Ceremonies – One Week Away!

July 30, 2020|

The time has almost arrived for our 2020 graduates to cross the stage for their commencement ceremonies August 3-8. Original ceremonies scheduled for this past June were postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Input From Student Leaders We met with student leaders from each of our area high-schools and they shared their desire to prioritize in-person graduation ceremonies. In doing so, we are following all health and safety guidance provided to us by our local health authorities and the Oregon Department of Education to maintain safety throughout our events. Safety Precautions Facial coverings will be strongly encouraged for all in-person graduation ceremonies and required when six-feet social distancing cannot be maintained. Graduates and their guests are asked to bring their own facial covering to use [...]

  • Return to School 2020 Announcement

Salem-Keizer Public Schools Announces Comprehensive Distance Learning for First Nine Weeks of the School Year

July 28, 2020|

All Salem-Keizer students will begin the year in comprehensive distance learning, with in-person instruction tentatively beginning the week of Nov. 16, 2020. Earlier today, the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) released additional guidance for schools that included metrics on safely reopening schools for in-person instruction. Following their guidance, Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) Superintendent Christy Perry announced that all students will begin the first nine weeks of the school year in comprehensive distance learning. “We know this is heartbreaking for those students and families who were counting on in-person learning in September,” said Perry. “This direction from the state prioritizes the safety of our educators, children and families, and community.” In October, SKPS leaders will review metrics to establish a timeline to move into [...]