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Office of Enhancing Student Opportunities

About Us

The Office of Enhancing Student Opportunities (OESO) supports educational facilities such as schools, school districts, Educational Service Districts, and Long Term Care Treatment Centers by providing educational and technical assistance services for special education under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and health programs.

Education
Programs

  • Oregon School for the Deaf
  • Youth Corrections & Juvenile Detention Education Programs
  • Long Term Care and Treatment
  • Secondary Transition for Students with Disabilities

Inclusive
Services

  • Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education, Including PK-3rd Grade Coordination
  • Regional Inclusive Services
  • Early Language and Literacy Intervention

IDEA
Programs

  • School Age Special Education (Kindergarten - Age 21)
  • School Health, Medicaid, and Related Services
  • Federal Requirements and National Partnerships
  • State Policy, Procedures, and Practice

Resource Management and Operations

  • Data Collection and Reporting
  • Fiscal Management and Monitoring
  • Internal Operations and Workforce Development

Contacts:

Tenneal Wetherell, Assistant Superintendent
503-551-0337

Mayra Arreola, Resource Management and Operations
503-986-2000

Sharla Jones, Director, Oregon School for the Deaf
503-378-3825

Eric Wells, Director, IDEA Programs
503-947-5978

Kara Williams, Director, Inclusive Services
503-689-5642