We are here for you in these challenging times

We are here for you in these challenging times


Sept. 17, 2021

To Oregon Small Schools Association members,

     We are all facing unprecedented challenges caused by the COVID-19 crisis. The health and safety of our students, employees, parents, and community partners is of paramount importance in these trying times. The coronavirus pandemic is changing our daily lives as it impacts every one of us. The school is often the nexus of our small communities, and we, their leaders, are fully aware of our significant responsibilities. That is why we have implemented comprehensive measures to protect our students and employees.

     While many of you are naturally focused on continuity and maintaining the status quo, this moment is also about innovating – often in real time – to support critical education services in a dynamic situation. This puts incredible demands on our educators, parents, students, school boards, and other educational leaders. While this remains a developing situation, Oregon Small Schools Association is here to support you with resources and assistance. We value you. We are here for you.  Please contact us with questions and let us know how we can be of assistance.

     In addition there are three open board positions on the Oregon Small Schools Association Board Region 2, Region 5, and one “At Large” position. If you are interested please give Michael Carter a call at 503-369-9486 or drop him an carter.michaelatlakeview.k12.or.us" rel="nofollow">email.

Eric Milburn

OSSA Board President:  Central Curry

OSSA Board Members:

Beth Burton; Stanfield    Region 6

Bryan Starr: Harrisburg   Region 2

Nannette Hagen: Myrtle Point   Region 6

Mark Redmond: Malheur ESD Region 4

Gail Buermann: North Lake   Region 7

Aaron Miller: Vernonia   Region 1

Colin Cameron:  COSA Representative

Michael Carter OSSA Executive Director

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