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Physical Address:
1031 N. Academic Way,
Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Phone: 208-667-2588

Fax: 208-664-1272

Email: cdactr@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/cda

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Region One Collaborative - Outreach Network (ROC-ON)

Region One Collaborative - Outreach Network (ROC-ON)

The vision of ROC-ON is to improve student outcomes through collaborating to develop a cohesive network of support for the educational community in Region 1.

ROC-ON supports Region 1 districts, schools and students by connecting, leading, teaching, and learning through the partnership of the State Department of Education; University of Idaho; College of Education; and community resources. The focus is student achievement, continuous school improvement, capacity building, and sustainability through professional development, coaching, collaboration and mentorship. Learn more about ROC-ON partners below.

ROC-ON Partners

Educational Talent Search (ETS) serves more than 700 students in North Idaho. The ETS mission is to guide, advise and encourage income-eligible, first-generation college bound students in grades six through 12 — as well as adults — toward achieving entry to post-secondary education. ETS staff publicize and administer academic support, career and college exploration and financial aid assistance.

Gayle Otto | gotto@uidaho.edu

Silver Valley Upward Bound (SVUB) serves around 60 low-income/first-generation high school students in Kellogg and Wallace. Students receive intensive, one-on-one academic services intended to support their journey from high school through post-secondary education. SVUB includes tutoring, financial aid workshops, career counseling, college visits, and a six-week residential academic summer program featuring dual credit and a college-simulation experience.

Arielle Horan | ahoran@uidaho.edu

The Idaho Building Capacity (IBC) project is a system of support for Idaho schools and districts that are in “needs improvement” status. A rigorous school and district selection process is used to select schools and districts in "needs improvement" status serving a high percentage of at-risk students with limited local resources. The Capacity Builders are retired, distinguished educators who are trained to assist local leaders. Capacity Builders are equipped with a tool kit of school improvement resources. In partnership with school and district leaders, they help create and implement a customized school improvement plan.

Deb Long | dlong@uidaho.edu

The Idaho Department of Education has placed educators in each region who work full-time for the Idaho Coaching Network ELA/Literacy. The focus is on supporting educators to improve instructional practices and develop deeper understanding of the state's English Language Arts/Literacy content standards. The network is predicated on honoring teachers as professionals and leaders and taking the time to drive lasting change. This yearlong job embedded work results in the development of local teacher leaders who support professional learning and better outcomes for students.

Lisa Nance | idahocore1a@sde.idaho.gov

The Idaho Regional Mathematics Centers strive to ensure math teachers are highly talented, trained and effective professionals. Operating as regional support centers for all K-12 public schools, the Idaho Regional Mathematics Centers provide professional development for teachers and conduct research to support mathematics teaching and learning in Idaho.

Julie Amador | irmc@uidaho.edu

The Center on Disabilities and Human Development – Special Education Support and Technical Assistance (CDHD-SESTA) project provides school districts with technical assistance, coaching, training and monitoring support. In addition, CDHD-SESTA also offers special education resources for loan to school district employees, parents and other professionals.

Trisha Miles | trishamiles@uidaho.edu

The Idaho Assistive Technology Project (IATP) offers assistive technology (AT) information, referrals, demonstrations, technical assistance and device loans to people with disabilities, older persons, their families and professionals. Assistive technology includes such things as alternative keyboards, mice, switches, developmental toys, vision, hearing, communication, reading, writing, math and organization tools. IATP also facilitates an AT reuse program among many other endeavors all available locally and across the state.

Dan Dyer | dyer@uidaho.edu

University of Idaho

Physical Address:
1031 N. Academic Way,
Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Phone: 208-667-2588

Fax: 208-664-1272

Email: cdactr@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/cda

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