Teen Parenting

Report
TEEN PARENTS IN OREGON
HIGH SCHOOLS
Presented by:
Crystal Persi
Teen Parenting Quality Improvement Coordinator
ODE Consultant for Teen Parenting and Child Development
Rachel Krieger
Teen Parent Coordinator, Stayton High
Julie Mitchell
Teen Parent Coordinator, Center Director, Madras High
Who are young parents?
Pregnant
 Parenting
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Mothers
Fathers
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With or without custody
Where are young parents?
Data by county
Data by zip code
Oregon Health Authority Data
Data by county including ADM and
Program Numbers
(Handout)
What are the needs of young parents?
Fitting into the High School environment
Value of
Delay of
Time for
Education
Child Care
Parenting Guidance
Housing
Food
Clothing
Health Care
Transportation
Parenting
Employment
Relationship Building
Domestic Violence
Mental Health
Legal Guidance
Time Management
Multiple Roles
Life Skills
Federal Legislation
Title IX, Section 106.4
Section 504 of the
Rehabilitation Act
Oregon Legislation
ORS 659.850
 Discrimination
in Education Prohibited
ORS 336.640
 Rules
governing education for pregnant and parenting
students.
OAR 581-23-100
 Eligibility
criteria for student weighting for purposes of
state school fund distribution.
Best Indicators of Success:
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Supportive, respectful staff
Flexible scheduling
Allowing them to be parents first and students
second
Parenting guidance based on where they are with
their child now (how do they deal with the current
age and/or crisis)
Availability of child care (preferably on-site)
Child Care
District run
 Private run
 Funding

 Child
Care Development Fund (CCDF) “Block Grant”
 Department of Human Services “JOBS” funding
through their Self Sufficiency Programs
 Office of Child Care Quality Rating Improvement
System
Quality Programs in Oregon
High Schools that Operate Their Own Child Care Centers
Canby
Sabin Skills/PACE
St. Helens
Bend
Redmond
Phoenix Charter
Roseburg
Hood River Valley
Madras
Klamath Union
Mazama
Eugene (ECCO)
Willamette
Woodburn
Centennial
David Douglas
Gresham
Century
Durham Education
Center
Glencoe
Merlo Station
Miller Education
Center
McMinnville
Newberg
Harding Learning
Center
Roberts Teen Parent
North Medford
Newport
Quality Programs in Oregon
High Schools that Contract their Child Care Services
Cottage Grove --------------------------------(Community Provider)
Stayton -----------------------------------------(YMCA)
Madison ----------------------------------------(Early Head Start)
Roosevelt ---------------------------------------(Early Head Start)
Forest Grove -----------------------------------(YMCA)
All Umatilla/Morrow County Schools -------(Early Head Start)
Dallas -------------------------------------------(Community Provider)
Quality Programs in Oregon
Case
Management
2+
11
4
27
On-Site
Child Care
Parenting
Education
Classes
Stayton High School
Rachel Krieger –
Licensed Teacher – Health Endorsement
Teen Parent Case Management
Teen Parent Class Period (as an elective)
Collaboration with child care contractor (YMCA)
YMCA –
Collaboration with school district
Reserve and prioritize slots for teen parent children
Maintain state license with Office of Child Care
Willingness to participate in Quality Improvement
Madras High School
Julie Mitchell –
Classified Staff
Teen Parent Case Management
Teen Parent Class Period (small group in the center)
Child Development Center Director
Reserve and prioritize slots for teen parent children
Maintain state license with Office of Child Care
Willingness to participate in Quality Improvement
Questions?
I am available to support you with any questions,
concerns, or brainstorms that you may have.
Crystal Persi
ODE Consultant for Teen Parenting and Child
Development
[email protected]
(541) 510-5704

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