March 19, 2021

Social Emotional Learning Support Coordinator

PROGRAM: Open School East REPORTS TO: Principal FLSA STATUS: Exempt, Full-Time REGULAR/TEMPORARY: Regular position BENEFITS: Details of benefits outlined below STARTING SALARY RANGE: $44,000 – $54,000 START DATE: April 2021 APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: April 12, 2021– Applications reviewed as they are received. The mission of Open School is to develop […]
March 18, 2021

Open School is in solidarity with the Asian American/Pacific Islander community. 

We were devastated to learn of this week’s murders of Asian women in Atlanta, but unfortunately, we were not surprised. These tragic deaths come amidst a spike in racist violence and hate speech directed at members of the AAPI community. A recent report by Stop AAPI Hate examines 3,795 documented […]
March 9, 2021

Hybrid Learning a Possibility for Open School East Students

On March 5th, 2021, Governor Kate Brown Announced that all Oregon public schools will offer a form of in person learning starting April 19th. (Read more here) Open School East administration will be working hard in the next two weeks to draft a plan for Hybrid learning for all our students. We want […]
February 24, 2021

Step Up School Success Advocate

POSITION TITLE: Step Up School Success Advocate PROGRAM: Step Up REPORTS TO: Step Up Site Supervisor FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt, Part-time (32 hours per week) REGULAR/TEMPORARY: Regular position BENEFITS: Details of benefits outlined below STARTING SALARY RANGE: $17.00 per hour START DATE: March 2021 APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: March 10, 2021 – […]
January 30, 2021

Open School welcomes our new Executive Director, Kimberlee Pierce Sheng!

Open School is excited to announce that Kimberlee Pierce Sheng will be the organization’s new Executive Director. Sheng will be the fourth person, and first African-American woman, to lead Open School in its 50-year history. A committee of Open School staff and board members selected her after a national search. […]
January 29, 2021

Open School East’s Distance Learning Model Is Nationally Recognized!

Open School has received national and community attention for our response to distance learning. An article about our work entitled “Advancing Equity: Connecting students with the support of social-emotional learning during COVID-forced school closings”, written by our Board Member Dr. Beth Tarasawa, will appear this month in School Administrator magazine. […]
January 29, 2021

Step Up Mental Health Specialist

POSITION TITLE: Step Up Mental Health Specialist  POSITION REFERENCE:2020-xxx  PROGRAM: Step Up  REPORTS TO: Step Up Program Manager  FLSA STATUS: Exempt, full-time (40hrs per week)  REGULAR/TEMPORARY: Regular position   BENEFITS: Details of benefits outlined below  STARTING SALARY RANGE: $50,000 – $60,000  START DATE: Upon hire  APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: Open until filled. Applications reviewed as they are received  The mission of Open School is to develop connection, capability, and confidence in […]