Workshops & Forums


    January 22, 2020 -

    SSA  WESD Student Investment Account Application Workshop

     Hosted by The Center for Education Innovation, Evaluation and Research 


    February 6, 2020 -

    SSA  Behavior/Mental Health and Early Learning Forums

     Join us at the WESD Salem Center to learn from regional partners who will offer insights into Student Investment Account planning  



    In creating your Student Investment Application, and in consideration of stakeholder feedback and other quantitative data, participants will: 

    1. Gain a stronger sense of how these key areas may fit into local SIA plans
    2. Develop greater awareness of implementation and expansion opportunities to meet SIA planning needs
    3. Learn about existing programs, partnerships and successful models
    4. Know how to receive further assistance and who to contact 


    SIA guidance document from ODE (December Release)

    Section for Charter School from ODE

    Student Investment Account Guidance (Comprehensive)

    Guidance on District-Charter SIA Agreements

    ODE Student Investment Account Webpage

    ODE Charter School Webpage 

    SSA Regional Steering Committee: 


    1. Represent the scope of the Student Success Act
    2. Offer representation from districts of all sizes in all three of the WESD counties
    3. Represent the diverse student make-up of our region, with specific representation for student groups experiencing the greatest achievement gaps

    Members (Coming soon)

    Agendas (Coming soon)

    Minutes and Recordings: 

     SSA RSC Minutes, 1.7.20

    The CENTER's Proposed SIA Plan Development Timeline 

    Below is a suggested timeline for completing the Student Investment Account Application process working toward the deadline of April 1-15:  

Jan 6-10 Jan 13-17 Jan 20-24 Jan 27-31
1) Review community engagement feedback; 2) Convene an inclusive group to assist with making meaning of the data. 1) Identify themes, patterns, strengths, challenges and gaps resulting from your data. 2) Review disaggregated data achievement data. 3) Organize and group input to attend to students’ mental & behavioral health; increasing academic achievement and reducing disparities. 1) Determine what additional input is needed to ensure themes are representative of community. 2) Use the themes to begin SIA application (starting with strategies and leading into activities and investments). 1) Determine where gaps/challenges exist for focal student populations. 2) Apply an Equity Lens/Tool when examining the disaggregated data. 3) Review the recommendations of Oregon’s Quality Education Commission.
Feb 3-7 Feb 10-14 Feb 17-21 Feb 24-Mar 31
1) Clarify your outcomes. 2) Develop strategies that support your district in generating the changes you wish to see. 1) Continue clarifying your outcomes, strategies and investments. 2) Define priorities to focus on for the next 3 years. 1) Identify and name the specific activities and investments that you believe will advance your strategies and priorities. 1) Provide opportunity for public review and comment on your SIA plan, budget and application. 2) Obtain school board approval of grant application.