SRTS Annual Meeting in Salem on June 25, 2018
June 25 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Join other Safe Routes to School practitioners in Salem, OR, this June 25. Learn about new funding streams, best practices, share lunch with old and new friends and take home some new tools to get the kids in your neighborhood walking and biking! Get inspired and find resources for Safe Routes to School work in Oregon.
Monday’s meeting being held at Chemeketa Center for Business and Industry, 626 High St NE, Salem, OR 97301, USA from 8:30-4:30 (lunch included) and will include orientation, networking and the ORSRTS Network Annual Meeting. There will be a session on SRTS infrastructure funding.
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Join the Oregon Safe Routes to School Network’s Annual Meeting for a day of:
- Networking with other SRTS professionals
- Orientation for people new to SRTS
- Finding out about other practitioners’ successes and lessons learned
- Getting inspired by programs that can be replicated in your community
- Learning about the Oregon SRTS Network, resources, and opportunities
- 8:30-9am: Registration & Coffee
- 9am-3pm: Annual Meeting
- 3pm-4:30pm: Safe Routes to School Infrastructure Program Workshop
- 4:30pm-6pm: No host happy hour at Ventis: 325 Court St NE Salem, OR 97301
Instructor training will take place on Tuesday June 26 at ODOT, 355 Capitol Street NE. This will include instruction on bicycle and pedestrian safety skills, curriculum, and other education and encouragement program opportunities.
Description: The training will cover the 6 E’s of Safe Routes to School (Engineering Education, Encouragement, Enforcement, Evaluation, and Equity) with a special focus on Education and Encouragement. By the end of the Safe Routes to School training, participants will:
- Be introduced to the Safe Routes for Kids/Neighborhood Navigators Curriculum focusing on both the in-class and on-street lessons.
- Understand evaluation techniques including Parent Surveys and Teacher Tallies.
- Learn and demonstrate bicycle safety expertise, navigating safely and legally with traffic.
- Have an overview understanding of statewide Safe Routes to School in Oregon.
- Understand the function of an school or district Action Plan and begin planning for next steps within the schools.
- Understand the six E’s of Safe Routes to School (Engineering Education, Encouragement, Enforcement, Evaluation, and Equity)
- Have the knowledge to successfully organize and lead Bike Trains and Walking School Buses.
- Understand the importance of relationships with local police department and outreach opportunities.
- Have considered challenges and solutions to implementing the five E’s of Safe Routes to School, with particular emphasis on Education and Encouragement activities.
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