The purpose of the RENs is to center on student and educator strengths to redesign and/or transform systems and operationalize Oregon’s Equity Lens.
The RENs are tasked with:
growing, diversifying, and honoring the educator workforce
providing relevant, meaningful support for new teachers
keeping teachers engaged in effective, impactful, and lasting learning
These system redesigns and transformations will lead to students' experiences being rooted in belonging, culturally sustaining, and engaging each student.