March, 2017
Central Oregon  PreK-3rd Initiative

What does it  look, feel,  and  sound  like in March? 
  • Teacher Effectiveness (shared professional development)
    • Growth Mindset and SEL workshop for PreK-3rd partners
    • Growth Mindset and SEL classroom-based coaching for PreK-3rd teachers
    • Regional book studies: 
    • District and elementary school teams engage in the Brain Architecture Game
  • Cross Sector Work
    • Regional PreK-3rd Design Team meeting
    • 2017/18 PreK-3rd Planning

What are we reading and watching?

PreK-3rd Grade Education
Mindset and Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)

New Children's Books that Support Mindset and SEL (for more books to promote SEL check out Deschutes Public Library's collection)

Engaging Families
2016-17 Regional Book Studies

Coming Up

  • Bend-La Pine Early Learning Fairs
    • 4/5 Buckingham Elementary School 
    • 4/19 Juniper and Ensworth Elementary Schools
    • 4/19 District-wide Kindergarten Registration
  • Healthy Beginnings Screening
    • 4/21 The Children's Learning Center, 650 NW A St., Madras
    • 5/5 The Redmond Early Learning Center, 2105 W Antler Ave., Redmond
  • 5/16: Regional PreK-3rd Design Team meeting
  • 5/19: Regional PreK-3rd Design Day
  • Curious what growth mindset and SEL look like in PreK? Come visit one of our PreK classrooms. Contact Kendra Coates at to schedule a visit. 

Quick Links

School Readiness PSA (High Desert ESD, Central Oregon)