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District Dedicated to Educating Every Child

Superintendent Balderas speaks on students’ behavioral needs Read the superintendent’s article in the Register-Guard  “For these are all our children. We will all profit by, or pay for, whatever they become.” –James Baldwin  The Eugene Register-Guard recently published several articles … Continue reading

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School Choice Season Is Coming

Earlier deadline: Visit schools and apply Jan. 1–31  Learn More  |  Español The school choice period for the 2018–19 school year is coming soon: January 2018. In Eugene School District 4J, every 4J school offers students excellent educational opportunities. Students may … Continue reading

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Bridging the Digital Divide: Free Devices Help Students

4J partners with Sprint to provide smartphones and internet access to support student achievement This is the digital age—and some of our students are facing a digital divide. Eugene School District 4J is partnering with Sprint to help bridge this … Continue reading

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Coffee With the Superintendent

Drop in for coffee and conversation! Coffee With the Superintendent Wednesday, Dec. 6, 7:30–8:30 a.m. Countryside Pizza & Grill, 645 River Road, Eugene (invite your friends!) Let’s chat! You’re invited to drop in for a cup of coffee, fresh biscuits … Continue reading

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District Officially Settles Teacher Contract

Agreement includes common calendar, student learning time, teacher salary increases  Eugene School District 4J has agreed on a 3-year contract with our teachers’ union. The agreement maintains a full school year, moves toward a consistent school schedule with more learning … Continue reading

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Superintendent Community Meeting: 4J Vision 20/20

Come learn about the 4J Vision 20/20 strategic plan–our roadmap for the future! Parents, students, staff and community members are invited to meet with 4J Superintendent Dr. Gustavo Balderas and learn about the 4J Vision 20/20 strategic plan on Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Tentative Agreement Reached on Teacher Contract

3-year contract agreement must be ratified by association members and approved by school board  The Eugene Education Association and Eugene School District 4J bargaining teams have reached a tentative agreement on the final issues under negotiation for a new 3-year … Continue reading

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North Region Visioning Process: Get Engaged

Banner for North Region Visioning Community Engagement Event

Share your views, shape your schools Help define future of North Eugene region  You are invited to help shape the future of 4J schools in the North Eugene area. Students, families, staff and neighbors are encouraged to take part in the … Continue reading

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World Language Curriculum Upgrades Underway

New language learning materials are coming soon! 4J has kicked off the process to adopt new world language curriculum materials using bond funds approved by voters in 2013. The last districtwide world language curriculum adoption was 15 years ago. Some … Continue reading

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Coffee With the Superintendent

District leader invites you to drop in for a chat Coffee With the Superintendent Thursday, Oct. 19, 3–4 p.m. 4J Education Center, 200 N. Monroe St. (invite your friends!) Hey, Eugene: You’re invited to drop in for a cup of … Continue reading

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