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Regional Promise Grants - Seven Full Regional Promise Grants and Two Planning Grants Awarded for the 2017 - 2019 Biennium 

The Oregon Department of Education is pleased to announce the recipients of the Regional Promise Program Grants to 9 consortia. The grants leverage K-12 and higher education collaboration to design learning communities that align student expectations from high school through college, to guide and prepare students for post-secondary training and educational opportunities, and to focus on equity in accelerated learning programs across the state. 

Awards were granted to collaborations from the East County Area near Mount Hood, Northwest Region, Mid-Willamette Valley, High Desert Region, Clackamas, Lane County, Linn-Benton, Intermountain region, and the Southern Oregon area. 

The grants were designed to build on the work done during the previous biennium by regional Promise sites. These consortia have significantly improved the system to support students as they explore and plan their personal education path tied to their career interests and goals and increased the number of high school students earning college credits while in high school. 

The caliber of the proposals was impressive and each of the regions awarded funds will design and deliver individualized, innovative, and flexible ways of preparing students for careers and college, and provide ongoing support for high school teachers and college faculty to collaborate as we work toward a seamless education system.

Project Lead Organization

Project Name

Recommended Award Amount

High Desert Education Service District

Central Oregon Consortium – Cascades Commitment

$300,000

Willamette Education Service District

Willamette Promise

$300,000

Mt. Hood Community College

East County Pathways to College Success Consortium

$300,000

Northwest Regional Education Service District

The Northwest Promise

$300,000

Intermountain Education Service District

Eastern Promise

$300,000

Clackamas Community College

Clackamas Regional Consortium

$300,000

Southern Oregon Education Service District

Southern Promise: College and Career for All

$300,000

Linn-Benton Community College

Mid-Valley Mid-Coast Regional Promise (Planning Grant)

$20,000

Lane Education Service District

Lane Regional Promise Collaborative (Planning Grant)

$20,000


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