The Right Brain Initiative


In support of comprehensive funding for education

May 7th, 2019 by The Right Brain Initiative View

On Wednesday, May 8, a large number of teachers across Oregon will be walking out of classrooms in an organized action calling for the state to fully fund education. We urge the state to seriously consider comprehensive funding for education that secures the future of Oregon students and thus the future of our state and […]

Northwest Teaching Artist Network: Professional development event

May 7th, 2019 by The Right Brain Initiative View

Northwest Teaching Artist Network (NWTAN) invites you to a join them for peer-led professional development and networking, hosted on June 20. NWTAN is a community of teaching artists and professionals in the field, working together to share resources, opportunities, and best practices to empower each other as we bring art to our communities. This half […]

Culturally Relevant Teaching with Right Brain

March 29th, 2019 by Shannon McClure View

After years of experience as a classroom teacher and school administrator, I am so pleased to be on board with The Right Brain Initiative as one of four Arts Integration Specialists working with 25 schools in the Portland area. I have seen the positive impact of Right Brain with my students first hand, and over […]