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About Us

Clackamas Education Service District is one of Oregon's 19 ESDs charged with providing programs for children with special needs, technology support, school improvement, and administrative services to local school districts and the Oregon Department of Education. Clackamas ESD serves all school districts in Clackamas County, including Canby, Colton, Estacada, Gladstone, Lake Oswego, Molalla River, North Clackamas, Oregon City, Oregon Trail, and West Linn-Wilsonville. These districts range in size from about 650 to 17,500 students. There are approximately 57,500 students in the ten school districts.

Our Strategic Compass

To provide guidance for our ongoing work with school districts and our communities, our Board of Directors, working with staff and external partners, developed the following charter. We are calling this our strategic compass.


Our mission is to lead, serve and innovate for learning.

We will focus on the following strategic priorities.

  1. Infuse equity in all programs and work.
  2. Build upon our work with districts and expand community partnerships.
  3. Grow teaching & learning support.
  4. Employ strategic communication and marketing.
  5. Strengthen internal and external leadership capacity.

We live up to our vision when we…

  • Continuously learn and improve.
  • Are responsive, efficient, equitable, and provide best-in-class customer service.
  • Recruit, support & retain talented employees.
  • Develop the leadership capacity of our organization & those we serve.
  • Maximize impact to all we serve through proactive collaboration & innovation.
  • Communicate & engage effectively.
  • Create an inclusive, barrier-free environment in which everyone participates and fully benefits.
  • Provide our employees and our customers with high quality facilities, technology & resources.
  • Are good stewards of our human and financial resources.
  • Commit fully to the health, safety and well-being of employees, and all children.

And we will act through these core values:

  • Collaboration
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Excellence


Clackamas Education Service District is one of Oregon's 19 ESDs charged with providing programs for children with special needs, technology support, school improvement, and administrative services to local school districts and the…

Issue Areas Include

  • Children & Youth
  • Community Development
  • Disability
  • Education
  • Mental Health

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