Current Work

Whether you’ve got a Change Idea in mind or are seeking help and resources from the Central Oregon Regional Educator Network, we’re here to support you.

Crook County School District

CCSD came to COREN with a Change Idea to develop a comprehensive marketing and recruitment plan to target and better reach a diverse workforce the reflects the faces of their students. Together with COREN, CCSD is working to create recruiting materials, a marketing plan, and university/college partnerships. They recently released a recruiting video as part of this Change Idea, which you can view online at

Grow Your Own Regional Collaborative

COREN is working alongside partners at COCC, the HDESD, and Central Oregon School Districts to cultivate a future diverse workforce. Grow Your Own is a collaboration to inspire and encourage local students to pursue a career in education. This collaboration has developed a program called Education In Our Future, and will host opportunities for local students. Education In Our Future will be hosting a Spring Conference for students to learn about the path to becoming an educator with the opportunity to earn one credit at COCC.

HDESD Care Coaches

The regional team of Care Coaches submitted a Change Idea to provide regional restorative practices professional learning for teachers and administrators to help develop practices that strengthen relationships and build community.

Bend-LaPine School District

High School Pathways Change Idea.