Oregon will provide adequate and stable funding for its public schools, creating every opportunity for strong student success and equitable outcomes.
OSBA is dedicated to improving student success and education equity through advocacy, leadership and service to Oregon public school boards.
Goals (Adopted June 18, 2022)
Advocate for cost containment measures and stable, adequate and equitable funding consistent with Oregon’s Quality Education Model.
Protect Student Success Act funding as an enhancement to the State School Fund dedicated to meeting social/emotional and academic needs of students with a focus on underserved populations.
Create and/or revise professional development programs and services for school boards that continue to align with research-based best practices and any legislative requirements.
Promote education equity that creates opportunities for all students to achieve high academic and personal standards that empower them to thrive.
Empower and support school board and district leaders as they focus on student academic learning loss and social/emotional needs, compounded by the COVID 19 pandemic with an emphasis on historically underserved students.
Develop and begin implementation of a strategy focused on removing barriers related to running for and/or serving on a locally elected school board.