American School Counselor Association (ASCA)
The American School Counselor Association (ASCA) supports school counselors' efforts to help students focus on academic, career and social/emotional development so they achieve success in school and are prepared to lead fulfilling lives as responsible members of society. ASCA provides professional development, publications and other resources, research and advocacy to professional school counselors around the globe.
- Position Statements: ASCA's officially adopted positions on several topics.
Center on Education and the Workforce - Oregon Specific and More
The Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce is an independent, nonprofit research and policy institute affiliated with the Georgetown McCourt School of Public Policy that studies the link between education, career qualifications, and workforce demands.
- Diversity Initiative: Race, Class, & Gender
Education Northwest (EdNW)
EdNW conducts nearly 200 projects annually, working with schools, districts, and communities across the county on comprehensive, research-based solutions to the challenges they face. Learn more about their work and access resources in the area of career and college readiness.
Higher Education Coordinating Commmission (HECC)
Regional Educational Laboratory Northwest
The RELs do work that bridges the worlds of education research and education practice. Learn more about the RELs and access their publications and event information.