OSBA Sounding Boards is a regular exploration of school system issues with education experts and passionate advocates. You can listen to episodes by clicking on the links below or through your favorite podcast app.
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May 1, 2019 - 'Life-changing' education plan
The Student Success Act, a bill to create a significant and stable investment in Oregon's schools, is working through the Legislature, offering real hope for district leaders. OSBA Executive Director Jim Green explains how the legislation works and what it means for communities.
Jan. 30, 2019 - Trauma-informed care for students
Nicole Barker, the Tigard High math department chair, and Alfonso Ramirez, the trauma-informed specialist coordinator at Tigard High, share their insights from a pilot program exploring how to teach students who are impacted by trauma.
Sept. 19, 2018 - OSBA Fall Regional Meetings
OSBA Legislative Services Director Lori Sattenspiel and Legislative Specialist Richard Donovan describe the trials and tribulations, as well as the purpose, of OSBA's Fall Regional meetings.