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About Us
Oregon has world-class citizens who are educated, skilled, working and contributing members of society.
Mission Statement
Contribute leadership and resources to increase the skills, knowledge and career opportunities of Oregonians.
Oregon Community Colleges Budget Picture 2013 - 2015

The State Board of Education and the Office of Community Colleges and Workforce Development:
  • Distribute state aid to community colleges
  • Approve new programs and courses
  • Adopt rules for the general governance of community colleges 
On behalf of the Governor implement, and oversee state implementation of Title IB of the Workforce Investment Act.
Statutory Authority
ORS Chapter 326
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ORS Chapter 660
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Programs Administered
  • Community College Support Fund
  • GED testing
  • Oregon Youth Conservation Corps
Federal grants:
  • Adult Basic Education (WIA)
  • One-Stop program services (WIA)
  • Even Start Family Literacy (proposed for transfer in Governor's budget)
  • Carl Perkins Technical and Applied Technology (postsecondary)