Welcome to Northwest Center For Educational Options

The Northwest Center for Educational Options (NWCEO) is an Oregon non-profit resource center that collaboratively creates and advocates for the development, operation, sponsorship, and accountability of quality public charter schools throughout the Pacific Northwest.

MembershipMembership NWCEO is a professional organization which offers membership to charter schools, school districts, and charter developers, as well as other small non-traditional public schools and organizations involved in public education reform. NWCEO members enjoy a number of benefits, including Read More....

Technical AssistanceTechnical Assistance The Northwest Center for Educational Options provides a wide range of technical assistance—tools, resources and professional development trainings—for school developers, charter and other small non-traditional public schools, school districts, and key education reform organizations. These services are differentiated to fit the individual needs of each client. Services that NWCEO staff have provided and can provide include, but are not limited to: Read More...

AdvocacyAdvocacy The Northwest Center for Educational Options proactively works with policy-makers, educators, and key public education stakeholders to strengthen key state-level policies and practices, particularly those related to charter schools, alternative schools and other education reform initiatives. Read More....

CommunicationCommunication Quality public school options are increasingly becoming part of Oregon's educational landscape. The excellent work being done in these schools needs to be articulated, understood and shared, as do policies and other issues. NWCEO staff has developed a three-pronged communication approach that seeks to improve communication between stakeholders, share best practices, and increase the awareness of educational options in Oregon. Read More......