Oregon Education Web Sites

The following are external links:

Confederation of Oregon School Administrators (COSA) - Professional association for school administrators, including superintendents, principals, assistant principals and other central office administrators.

Lake County Education Service District - Provides services to Lake County school districts.

Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory (NWREL) - Private, non-profit corporation conducting research, development, training, technical assistance and other services for schools and communities.

Oregon Association of School Business Officials (OASBO) - Professional association of the business managers of Oregon's public schools. Provides professional growth opportunities and strives for the highest standards of ethics, efficiency and economy in the business methods and practices for the members.

Oregon Department of Education - State organization that oversees public education in the state of Oregon.

Oregon Education Association (OEA) - Statewide union that represents the majority of teachers, community college instructors and education support personnel in Oregon. An affiliate of the National Education Association (NEA).

Oregon School Activities Association (OSAA) - Non-profit association of member high schools which regulates all interscholastic athletics and activities following standards adopted by the state Board of Education.

Oregon School Districts - An OSBA link to websites of Oregon school districts.

Oregon School Employees Association (OSEA) - Represents classified employees in Oregon schools, ESDs, community colleges and park and recreation districts.

Oregon Small Schools Association (OSSA) - A non-profit entity organized for the purpose of improving instruction in Oregon schools by providing staff development opportunities.

Oregon Student Assistance Commission - OSAC administers a variety of State of Oregon, Federal, and privately funded student financial aid programs for the benefit of Oregonians attending institutions of postsecondary education. This agency was formerly known as the Oregon State Scholarship Commission.

Oregon University System - Oversees the operation of Oregon's public four-year universities.

PTA (Oregon Congress of Parents and Teachers) - A volunteer organization of parents whose main objective is to promote the welfare of children.

Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) - Public retirement system for state, county, municipal, school and other public employees.

State Superintendent of Public Instruction - Website for Susan Castillo, an elected official serving the state Board as the executive head of the Department of Education.

Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC) - Issues teaching certificates, establishes rules for teacher and administrator certification, and takes appropriate disciplinary action against educators and districts found to be in violation of Oregon statutes or performance standards.