OCCDLA is an association of the 17 Oregon Community Colleges. The association strengthens professional practice and continuous improvement of distance education in Oregon, through facilitation of an open exchange of knowledge and sharing of experiences.

Association Advocacy

  • Student-centered approach increasing educational access for Oregonians
  • Shared learning through participation & contribution of its members
  • Exploration & investigation of technologies to enhance teaching & learning
  • Creation of new knowledge & professional development of its members
  • Building community within the organization
  • Pursuit of collaborative relationships to create vision & meet shared goals

Organizational Values

  • Diversity of ideas
  • Respect for the experiences and talents of its members
  • Ethical use of public resources
  • Effective use of technology in teaching and learning
  • Personal accountability
  • Respectful and open communication
  • Creativity
  • Uniqueness of individuals
  • Trust