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Staff Opportunities

Staff Opportunities

HSF Innovative Grants
February 20, 2023 -
The Hillsboro Schools Foundation (HSF) will award grants of up to $7,500 to fund innovative educational projects during the 2023-24 school year. A total of $50,000 will be distributed this May. 

Through their Innovative Education Grants, HSF supports projects that put the tools of exploration, imagination, and self-expression directly into students’ hands, providing them with opportunities they would otherwise not have under normal school funding. The process is simple, fair, and open to all HSD teachers, administrators, staff, and volunteer family groups for programs that enhance student achievement both inside and outside the classroom. Proposals are evaluated and selected based on student engagement and achievement; innovative instructional methods and tools; and sustainable, measurable results. 

The grant application is now open and available at hsfonline.org/apply-for-grants. Submission deadline is 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, Apr. 11. 

Participation in a grant training webinar at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Mar. 2 is strongly encouraged. Please RSVP to Aron Carleson at aronc@wcchamber.org for the link. You may also reach out to Aron with any questions.


Willowbrook Arts Camp - Arts Program Educator
Willowbrook is looking for experienced art educators who understand how to make in-person and online programming interactive. Classes will be up to 90 minutes and meet weekly for six weeks or more in a local school, City of Tualatin park and may include a virtual component. Read more here.


Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award
Teachers who promote civic responsibility and foster the development of democratic values and beliefs are prime candidates for the Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award. All  current certified/licensed teachers in grades K-12 are eligible. Previous national winners are not eligible. Nominations may be submitted by supervisors, fellow teachers, family members, themselves, or other interested individuals. 

The entry deadline for both student scholarships and the teacher award program is Saturday, Oct. 31, to our local VFW Post 2666 at P.O. Box 1273, Hillsboro, OR 97123.


Disclaimer: The opportunities listed are provided as a courtesy for staff members' information.  The District is not implying endorsement for anything listed, nor non-endorsement for anything not listed.  Participation in any of the opportunities is at the discretion of the staff member; payment is the responsibility of the staff member, unless alternate arrangements have been made with your supervisor in advance.

Need help finding research-based answers to questions about education policies, programs, and practices? The free REL Northwest Reference Desk service at Education Northwest provides state education agencies, districts, schools, and communities with prompt, authoritative resources customized to your needs: customized evidence-based literature searches and more.

To request assistance contact Education Northwest’s reference librarian, Jennifer Klump, 503.275.0454 or 800.547.6339, ext. 454 or submit your question using their online form.

Need help finding research-based answers to questions about education policies, programs, and practices? The free REL Northwest Reference Desk service at Education Northwest provides state education agencies, districts, schools, and communities with prompt, authoritative resources customized to your needs: customized evidence-based literature searches and more.

To request assistance contact Education Northwest’s reference librarian, Jennifer Klump, 503.275.0454 or 800.547.6339, ext. 454 or submit your question using their online form.