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TRI Child Development Center (TRI-CDC) was awarded a $50,000 grant by the Ford Family Foundation to assist in creating an infant/toddler child development center in collaboration with the Central School District (CSD), Polk County Family & Community Outreach, and Mid-Willamette Valley Community Action Agency Early Head Start (EHS). The grant award will support the renovation of a building owned by the Central School District to create a model early learning center primarily for teen parents and their children ages 6 weeks to three years. TRI-CDC will provide expert early childhood professionals to ensure the development of an inclusive, high quality, nurturing environment for young children.Learn More See all News
TRI/CEL presents OECIC - 2015 FREE Webinars Mar 20, 2015
TRI Co-Sponsors Learn - Grow - Thrive Conference May 30, 2015
NCDB Deaf-Blind Summit (July 21-22, 2015) Jul 21, 2015See all Events
From the TRI Blog
By Taylor Leech
Beginning in January 2015, three groups of new candidate instructors (in
Oregon City, Redmond, and White City) eagerly awaited the first day of
Safety Education (TSE) classes. For 10 weeks, the instructors-in-training
series of in-class, online, and behind the wheel trainings. Upon
their training this past March, 15 instructors emerged as Oregon
Department of Transportation,Traffic Safety Division-approved driver
By Carol Dennis
I’ve had a full month to digest the report that came out of my learning assessment at the Education Evaluation Center (EEC). That time has been filled with questions, self-reflection and new insights.
There are so many thoughts going through my mind all at once. I’ll try to sort them out and put them into words.
Study on decreasing autism symptoms published in time for April’s National Autism Awareness Month
As National Autism Awareness Month approaches in April, a newly published breakthrough study in the peer-reviewed journal Autism Research and Treatment is giving hope and respite to parents of children with autism. This federally funded autism study conducted by the Teaching Research Institute (TRI) at Western Oregon University (WOU) confirms previous small scale studies reporting effectiveness of a breakthrough treatment for young children with autism.
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