National Community Schools Award for Excellence (2007)

Coalition for Community Schools

  • Community Schools National Award for Excellence- George Middle School, Portland

Oregon Community Education Association

  • Partner of the Year, Outstanding Community/School Partnership (2007)


"SUN Community Schools..are exceptional programs that pinpoint the needs of students and families in order to provide them the best opportunities for success."

  • Oregon State Superintendent Susan Castillo

SUN in the Media

Schools and Communities: Stronger Together (48.47 KB)

  • New York Times: Review Section, page 2, 5/20/12

Here Comes The SUN (943.99 KB)

  • Education Northwest Magazine, page 20, Winter 2010

SUN Raising Graduation and College Going Rates (255.78 KB)

  • National Coalition for Community Schools Publication, page 11-12, August 2009  (pdf, 256 KB)

"Capacity- Building Strategies for Scaling Up and Sustaining Community School Systems" 

  • Partnership Press Newsletter Children's Aid Society, Fall 2009

"SUN Programs Lead to Educational Success"

  • The Gresham Outlook, Sept. 21, 2007

"SUN Schools Shine in Multnomah County

  • Metro Parent Magazine, page 12, 2007-08

SUN Policy Papers

SUN Community Schools were recognized in the following publications:

"Getting Smarter, Becoming Fairer: A Progressive Education Agenda for a Stronger Nation

  • Renewing Our Schools: Securing Our Future Task Force Publication, Center for American Progress pages 63 & 73, 2005

Coalition for Community Schools

  • Growing Community Schools: The Role of Cross-Boundary Leadership
  • Making the Difference: Research and Practice in Community School
  • All Together Now: Sharing the Responsibility for the Whole Child

SUN Community Schools Staff Contact

Wilma Goudy