Open School on Portland Radio Project!

March 6, 2017

Open School was the community voice on Portland Radio Project this week! Listen to the interviews to hear our educators discuss what inspires them and how Open School makes a big impact on kids and families.

Andrew Mason to step down June 2017

January 19, 2017

Longtime employee and Executive Director Andrew Mason will step down after 22 years of service, commitment and impact at Open School.

During Mason’s tenure Open School grew from a single high school program serving 84 students to four core programs serving over 500 students annually across six school districts. Additionally, with Mason’s leadership, equity joined advocacy and academics as a key pillar at Open School, the organization built a state-of-the-art new school in East Multnomah County, where more kids start our programs early and get what they need to graduate and get ahead, and Open School’s annual budget grew from $500,000 to $5 million.

Read the full media release

Andrew Mason
Andrew Mason, Portland Monthly’s 2015 Extraordinary Executive Director (third from right)

Our new campus in East County is open!

August 22, 2016

These two powerful leaders and high achievers started a new academic school year today, in a brand new building, surrounded by people who see greatness in them. Let’s go!


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