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The Center on Educator Preparation and Effectiveness (CEPE) was recently awarded two Oregon Department of Transportation grants to increase the number of qualified driver education instructors in Oregon. The grants will focus on coordinating traffic safety education classes, certifying over 300 driver education instructors, and providing support for curriculum, policy and a web presence.
In addition, the $415,000 will be used to plan and host the annual Pacific Northwest Driver & Traffic Safety regional conference and revise the curriculum which is used to teach teens in driver education classes, candidate instructors in TSE classes and online continuing education courses offered by Chemeketa Community College.See all News
Center on Early Learning Fall Conference Oct 22, 2014
Qigong Massage for Children with Autism Nov 13, 2014See all Events
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From the TRI Blog
Project PEPI (Preparing Early Childhood Educators for Inclusion) is designed to fill in the gaps that currently exist in Early Childhood Education curriculum in Oregon’s community colleges to support the inclusion of children with disabilities and those from culturally diverse backgrounds. After a successful roll-out of a pilot program within four Oregon community colleges, the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP – a division of the US Department of Education) decided to expand the program and has increased funding to Project PEPI by $90,000.00 for the 2014-15 academic year. This increase is allowing the project to add three additional community colleges, nearly doubling its reach.
TRI-TIMS (Technology and Information Management Services) has a 13-year track record of delivering quality software on time and on budget to Oregon state agencies and national non-profits. We took the time to examine what characteristics of TIMS workflow has lead to our successes, and what obstacles and threats we have learned to avoid.
What came out of that exploration is a framework of best practices that we found can put a project – and keep a project -- on track. Below are the 3 essentials for working with software developers that can move your work forward without busting the budget or costing you sleep.
This blog post provides some basics about using a sign language interpreter. Thanks to our talented student worker Leanne Cook for providing this information. Leanne is a senior in the ASL Interpreting program at WOU, and is a great resource for us all.
Recent Blog Posts
How TRI Builds Software Sep 17, 2014
How to Use Sign Language Interpreters Effectively Aug 11, 2014