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SOESD’s Education Services Team supports our component districts in a variety of ways related to school improvement, including:

  • Attendance and Engagement
  • Student Behavioral Health and Wellness
  • Southern Oregon Regional Educator Network (SOREN)
  • Mentoring for novice educators
  • Media and Courier services
  • STE[A]M Hub
  • C3, our career and college collaborative
  • Southern Oregon Career and Technical Education Consortium (SOCTEC)
  • Educational Technology and Data Analytics, including the Ed Tech Cadre
  • Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
  • Student Success

Members of this team not only serve our local school districts, but also provide service and leadership on a variety of regional and state initiatives, including:

Dr. Mark Angle-Hobson, Director of School Improvement Services, is a member of the Jackson County Library Services strategic planning team, helping strengthen connections between schools and libraries. Dr. Angle-Hobson also serves on

  • ODE’s LGBTQ2SIA+ Student Success Advisory Group
  • Resolve Board of Directors
  • Community of Stewards, Region 16 Comp Center (serving Alaska, Oregon and Washington)

Karla Clark, Program Manager for the Southern Oregon STEM Hub, serves on

  • ODE’s STEM/CTE Network State Planning Team
  • Statewide CTE Advisory Council
  • Oregon STEM
  • Rogue Workforce Partnerships and Business Education Partnerships
  • Associated General Contractors Workforce Coalition
  • Rural STEAM Leadership for Oregon
  • Statewide Chief Science Officers for Oregon
  • Oregon Connections/NEPRIS Collaborative
  • Oregon Career Connected Learning Design Team
  • Oregon YOUSCIENCE integration Lead
  • Statewide and Regional IGNITE
  • SOREDI’s “Talent” Board
  • Josephine County Vocational / Mentor Committee

Aaron Cooke, Program Manager for Data and Integrated Instruction, serves on

  • Oregon Department of Education’s Rules Advisory Committee
  • Oregon Department of Education’s Remote Learning Advisory Committee
  • Southern Oregon Classroom Law Project Educator Advisory Committee
  • Oregon Department of Education’s EDTech Cadre
  • Oregon Digital Leaders Coalition, as Board Member
  • Oregon Department of Education’s Integrated Technology and Learning Standards Committee
  • Southern Oregon Fire Ecology Education Board

Jessie DuBose, Program Manager for Klamath Promise, serves on

  • Foundations for a Better Oregon, At-Large Board Member
  • SMART Reading Leadership Council for South Central Oregon
  • Oregon Dual Credit Coordinators Executive Team
  • Ross Ragland Theater and Cultural Center, board member
  • Cascade Health Alliance Community Advisory Council
  • Oregon MESA Regional Equity Committee
  • Klamath County School District School Improvement Advisory Committee
  • Klamath Basin Career Connections Initiative
  • Healthy Klamath Coalition

Kylee Harrison, Program Manager for Student Behavioral Health and Wellness, serves on

  • Jackson County Suicide Prevention Coalition
  • Josephine County Sucide Prevention Coalition
  • Statewide SEB and SEL Collaborative

Jacquie Jaquette, School Improvement Specialist, serves on

  • Jackson Care Connect Board Member

Jenni Jones, School Improvement Specialist for Mentoring, serves on

  • Chautauqua Poets and Writers Board President
  • Southern Oregon Computer Using Educators (SOCUE) Board Member
  • Oregon Association of School Libraries
  • ODE EdTech Cadre

Dr. Debra Koutnik, Mental Health and Wellness Specialist, serves on

  • Oregon State Commission on Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Oregon State Commission on Interventions for Autism
  • Jackson County Suicide Prevention Coalition
  • Jackson County Youth Systems of Care Advisory Council
  • AllCare Social Emotional Health Metrics for Kindergarten Readiness Core Advisory Team

Dr. Heidi Olivadoti, Southern Oregon REN Coordinator, serves on

  • Oregon Education Association – Region 3 Uniserv Council
  • Social Emotional Learning for Oregon (SEL4OR) statewide SEL initiative

Brian Robin, CTE Regional Coordinator, serves on

  • ODE’s Career and Technical Education State Teachers Recruitment and Retention Team
  • ODE’s Career and Technical Education State Communications/Planning Team
  • ODE’s STEM/CTE Network State Planning Team
  • CTE Stateside Standards Review Panel
  • CTE Reserve Grant Managers Panel
  • Regional Advanced Manufacturing Partnership (RAMP)
  • Rogue Healthcare Workforce Partnership
  • Associated General Contractors Workforce Coalition
  • Klamath Basin Career Connections Initiative

Focused locally, leading regionally, and serving statewide, the Education Services Team strives to ensure safety, significance and belonging for all who encounter our systems.


For more information or to seek support in any of these areas, please contact Mark Angle-Hobson, Director of School Improvement Services at

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