Mission, Roles and Goals
(1) Each district shall provide regionalized core services to component school districts as provided in ORS 334.175(2). The goals of these services shall be t improve student learning, enhance the quality of instruction, provide professional development to component school district employees, provide students equitable access to resources and maximize operational and fiscal efficiencies for component school districts (ORS 334.175 (1)(a)-(f)
(2) In accordance with ORS 334.005 the mission and roles of the districts are as follows:
(a) The mission of education service districts is to assist school districts and the Department of Education in achieving Oregon’s educational goals by providing equitable, high quality, cost-effective and locally responsive educational services at a regional level.
(b) An education service district plays a key role in:
(A) Ensuring an equitable and excellent education for all children in the state;
(B) Implementing the Oregon Education Act for the 21st Century;
(C) Fostering the attainment of high standards of performance by all students in Oregon’s public schools; and
(D) Facilitating inter-organizational coordination and cooperation among educational, social service, health care and employment training agencies.