Tag: Education

Investing in My Education Was Part of My Change

Andy, a student living at MacLaren, writes about how education changed his life.

Rockin’ at Trask River High School

A teacher at OYA's Tillamook facilities shares a simple yet rewarding hobby with students.

Learning Work Skills, Gaining Certifications

Youth Pathways Partnership led a forklift certification class for ten youth at Rogue Valley Youth Correctional Facility.

Baker Technical Institute trailer sitting outside a building

Students Drive Big Machines — Virtually

Baker Technical Institute recently brought its heavy equipment simulator to the Oak Creek campus.

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Getting on the College Track

A community mentoring program is supporting OYA students in their pursuit of higher education.

six young men in front of big machine

Big Machines, Big Opportunities

A partnership with Baker Technical Institute allows OYA youth to get certified to operate heavy equipment.

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Janus Youth Programs Awards Scholarships to 12 Youth

Their annual scholarship program helps youth in OYA custody pay for higher education.

student in cap and gown with superintendent and facilities assistant director

Facilities Honor Class of 2020

Across OYA facilities, 105 youth were part of this year's graduating class.

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A Family First: College Graduation

Four youth in OYA custody recently became the first in their families to earn college degrees.

OYA Celebrates Class of 2020

This spring, 118 of OYA youth on parole or probation graduated with a high school diploma or earned a GED.