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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
  • Social Emotional Learning
  • Southern Oregon Regional Educator Network (SOREN), focused on professional opportunities for educators from recruitment to retirement
  • Mentoring for novice educators
  • Media and Courier services
  • College and Career for All (CC4A), our STEM Hub
  • C3, our college and career 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
  • Pandemic response and recovery

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.

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

Aaron Cooke, Program Manager for Data and Analytics, serves on

  • Oregon Department of Education’s Rules Advisory Committee
  • Oregon Department of Education’s Remote Learning Advisory Committee
  • Oregon Department of Education’s EDTech Cadre
  • Oregon Digital Leaders Coalition, as Vice President
  • Oregon Department of Education’s Integrated Technology and Learning Standards Committee

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
  • Ross Ragland Theater and Cultural Center, board member
  • Cascade Health Alliance Community Projects Advisory Committee
  • Oregon MESA Regional Equity Committee

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

  • Oregon State Commission on Autism Spectrum Disorders

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
  • Statewide Aerospace Program of Study Planning and implementation Team
  • Regional Advanced Manufacturing Partnership (RAMP)
  • Rogue Healthcare Workforce Partnership
  • Associated General Contractors Workforce Coalition

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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