As the result of reform efforts that began with the Oregon Act for the
21st Century expectations for students, and consequently teachers, have been
raised. To meet these new expectations educators are being asked to master new
skills and responsibilities and deepen their content knowledge. Continuing
Professional Development (CPD) is one way to meet these needs.
Education in the social sciences aims to help students develop as
rational, humane and productive citizens in a democratic society. This
page includes information and links to: educator resources, curriculum &
instruction, agencies, museums and libraries. This page has information
pertaining to Civics, Economics, Geography, History, and more
The Civics and Financial Education Task Force was established by the
2007 Oregon Legislature through the passage of HB 2584. The Task Force made
recommendations about how to increase and improve civics and financial
education in kindergarten through grade 12.