Every Day Matters & 9th Grade on Track

  • State & Regional Goals

  • Awareness & Messaging

  • Capacity/Technical Assistance

  • Oregon High School Success

  • Regional Resources

3 Steps To Reach Your Goal

  • 1. Determine Where to Begin - Complete an Inventory Self-Check:

    • Access and use date to make decisions
    • Identify current district and/or building plans 
    • Assign a team to review absenteeism data or create an chronic absenteeism team
    • Set SMART Goals with evidence based actions and monitor progress weekly
    • Review current interventions for their effectiveness  Learn more

    2. Create Universal Awareness and Increase Visibility:

    • Provide PD & support for district leaders, building leaders and PK-12 teachers
    • Develope an annual communciation plan that begins messaging prior to the start of school
    • Make personal contact with previous year's chronically absent students
    • Display universal messaging: signs & posters complimented with brief and regular e-messages
    • Notify a family if their student becomes at risk of falling behind Learn more

    3. Implement Evidence Based Prevention and Intervention: 

    • Create a welcoming environment
    • Implement new or revise interventions on a small scale, monitor, and scale up
    • Revise or eliminate ineffective interventions and incentives
    • Promote personal accountability for student groups and individual students
    • Eliminate "Perfect" attendance and celebrate consistency and improvement Learn more