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Agenda: October 15, 2012 Education and Youth Success PEG Meeting

October 15, 2012 from 4:00 to 6:00 PM
1900 SW 4th Avenue, Portland. Conference Room 7A

Welcome and Reflections from Last Meeting (10 minutes)
Description: Opportunity for PEG members to share impressions and/or follow-up thoughts from the September 17 meeting

Overview of Today’s Meeting (5 minutes)
Presenter: Deborah Stein, Bureau of Planning and Sustainability

  • Presentation/discussion: demographic trends that affect school enrollment, operations, stability and resilience today and in the future
  • Feedback to staff on draft Comprehensive Plan policies

Overview of Data and Trends that Affect Schools and School Districts (20 minutes)
Presenters: Deborah Stein and Uma Krishnan, Bureau of Planning and Sustainability

  • Demographics: City and school districts
  • Key demographic issues affecting school districts in Portland
  • School district strategies to address trends
  • Policy interplay: in what ways do City policies and school district policies affect each other?

Discussion (30 minutes)

Review Draft Policies Related to Schools (10 minutes)
Presenter: Deborah Stein, Bureau of Planning and Sustainability
Description: Walk through draft policies related to schools
Draft Policies and Goals Document

Discussion (25 minutes)

  • Are these concepts on target?
  • What concepts are missing?
  • What questions should we pose to the general public to foster a fruitful public conversation?

Reflections and feedback on PEG to date (10 minutes)

  • Do you feel like this is time well spent?
  • Are you getting the right amount of information to support discussions?
  • Are we asking the right questions?
  • Is the balance between presentations and discussions about right?
  • Suggestions to improve meetings?

Public Comment (10 minutes)

Next Meeting: November 19, 2012 from 4:00-6:00
Meeting will focus on equity and inclusion

For more information, please contact either Deborah Stein, Bureau of Planning & Sustainability at 503-823-6991 or, or Clark Worth, Facilitator, at 503-222-0146 or