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Petitioning Portland Public School Board Harriet Adair and 7 others

Hire Substitute Educational Assistants in Portland's Pre-K programs!

-Educational Assistants ( EA's) are integral members of Title I PK classrooms. They support instructional programs, provide small group or one-on-one support, maintain a safe learning environment, and assist with vital daily tasks such as meal service and student supervision.

-Unlike classroom teachers, when EAs are absent, no substitutes are provided.

-When the ratio of students to teachers doubles, students are less likely to get the support and help they need to succeed. Educational programs suffer as a result.

-This policy affects students in all of the Title I PK programs (Beach, Rosa Parks, Woodlawn, Boise-Eliot/Humboldt, and King).

-Funding needs to be secured for Educational Assistant substitutes in the Pre-K programs by the district. Thank you!


Letter to
Portland Public School Board Harriet Adair
Portland Public School Board Ramon Diaz
Portland Public School Antonio Lopez
and 5 others
Portland Public School Willa Campbell
Woodlawn Principal Robin Morrison
PPS Substitute office Patty Blanchard
PPS Manager of Human Resources mtruelov
Portland Public School
Hire Substitute Educational Assistants in Portland's Pre-K programs!

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