Skip to Main Content View Text-Only

Development Services

From Concept to Construction

Phone: 503-823-7300

TTY : 503-823-6868

1900 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97201

BDS and Open Meadows make a Great Team

0 Comments

For the past two years, BDS has teamed up with Open Meadows School to provide students with career information, job shadow opportunities, speed interviewing sessions and most recently their Recruitment Fair, which was hosted at Northwest Natural Gas.

Open Medow website screenshotOpen Meadows has been making a difference in the lives of youth in North Portland since 1971 by offering personalized education opportunities for students. For many of the students the public school system wasn't a good fit, thus deterring them from school, which is where the small, personal, accommodating and various teaching and learning styles that Open Meadows offers has been successful.

The Recruitment Fair was an opportunity for the students to discuss their interest, personal strengths and quality characteristics that make them a good student and an excellent candidate for employment. There were several representatives from various businesses and amongst them was Outreach Program Coordinator, Tiffani Penson, to listen, provide helpful feedback and interact with each of the candidates. "The opportunity to share a moment with such bright, enthusiastic individuals is always positive and refreshing," says Tiffani.

Thank you Lee Ann Lawrence and Open Meadows for inviting us to participate in this event. We look forward to our continued partnership.

For more information, contact Outreach Program Coordinator Tiffani Penson at (503) 823-1109 or email tiffani.penson@ci.portland.or.us

0 Comments

Please review our Code of Conduct rules before posting a comment to this site.
Report Abuse (Please include the specific topic and comment for the fastest response/resolution.)

Post a Comment
Name
E-mail (visible to admins only)
 Remember Info Yes   No
Comments
Spam Prevention In the Pacific Northwest, what state is Portland in? 
 

Heartbleed Security Notice

A serious security vulnerability known as "Heartbleed" was recently discovered in OpenSSL, a popular software library commonly used by many websites on the internet to encrypt communication between a user's computer and a web server.

PortlandOregon.gov is NOT affected by this vulnerability as it does not use the OpenSSL software library. Please rest assured we are dedicated to protecting your security on this website.