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  • Healthy Beginnings' Screening
    • 9/8/16 Redmond
      • Redmond Early Learning Center at Hartman,  
    • 9/16/16 La Pine
      • La Pine Parks and Rec, 6405 1st St.
    •  9/30/16 Prineville
      • Larson Learning Center, 471 NE Ochoco Plaza Drive 
  • 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. 

For more information contact: 
Kendra Coates 
Director of PreK-3rd Education 
High Desert ESD

 August 2016 
Central Oregon 
PreK-3rd Initiative

What does it  look, feel,  and  sound 
like in August? 
  • Family Engagement and Continuity and Pathways 
    • August Academy at Rosland Elementary School
    • Welcome to the World kits distributed throughout Rosland and Silver Rail elementary catchment areas
    • School supplies distributed by teachers throughout Buckingham Elementary catchment area
    • 4b45 screening services for community preschools, district PreK programs, and elementary schools
    • Title and tuition-based PreK program planning in Bend and Redmond 
  • Teacher Effectiveness (shared professional development)
    • Growing Early MindsetsTM (GEMTM) training at Redmond's Early Learning Center
  • Cross-Sector Work
    • 2016-17 PreK-3rd Design Plan development

What are we reading and watching?

Check out our new PSA introducing a growth mindset! For more videos on growth mindset and SEL, check out this playlist.




School Readiness Gap is Closing!

Check out First Five Years Fund's Weekly News Report  here.  

A series of articles about public preschools published by the Hechinger Report. 


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