Chief Education Office
April 04, 2016
The creation of the Oregon Education Investment Board (OEIB), now called the Chief Education Office sets out their vision for Oregon students.
The Chief Education Office announces that Governor Brown announces members of new council on Educator Advancement.
OEIB is dissolved and becomes the Chief Education Office. The Chief Education Office provides continuing reports about the latest developments. (Bulletin)
Oregon's Governor Kate Brown appoints Lindsey Capps as Chief Education Officer for the Chief Education Office.
The Chief Education Office reports updates about Oregon's Progress to 40-40-20 Goal under "About".
Governor's Budget for the 2015-17 biennium (149k )
The Chief Education Office, renamed by Senate Bill 215 (2015) and formerly known as OEIB, was created to ensure all public school students reach the 40-40-20 goals set by the 2011 Oregon Legislature. This goal states that by 2025 the education statistics for adult Oregonians will show:
- 100 percent will hold a high school diploma or equivalent
- 40 percent will hold an associate's degree or postsecondary certificate
- 40 percent will earn a bachelor's degree or higher
Roles of the Chief Education Office
To provide opportunities for Oregon students to meet Oregon's 40-40-20 goal by 2025. FAQs from the Chief Education Office describe three identified roles of the Chief Education Office:
- Lead cross-agency planning tied to critical student outcomes
- Alleviate barriers impeding student success
- Elevate a core focus on equity within all educational settings
The Senate Bill 215 modified the responsibilities of the office to:
- Coordinate with education stakeholder to connect k-12 to post-secondary education;
- Collaborate with other education state agencies;
- Coordinate with education stakeholder to provide a seamless education system that eliminates systemic barriers;
- Provide educational equity for opportunity and success;
- Meet education goals;
- Is culturally responsive;
- Provide an integrated, statewide data system;
- Identifies best practices;
- Reviews state educational goals; and
- Monitors and reports on state progress toward achieving education goals.
The focus of the Chief Education Office:
- More students are ready to succeed when they enter school.
- More third graders are reading at or above grade level.
- More ninth graders are on track with credits and strong attendance.
- Increase the high school graduation rates.
- More Oregonians earn degrees and certificates that lead to rewarding careers.
Oregon's Progress to 40-40-20 Goal - (96k )
- Chief Education Office home - Home page for the Chief Education Office
Laws and regulations
- Senate Bill 215 (195k ) - This 2015 law dissolved OEIB and created the Chief Education Office
- Senate Bill 1581 (61k ) - This 2012 legislation created the position of Chief Education Officer and set in motion the requirement for educational entities to enter into achievement compacts.
- Senate Bill 253 (27k ) - The 2011 Legislature sets 40-40-20 goals to be reached by 2025.