Tool Kits

Everyone can help Oregon's students get to school – educators, parents and community members.

These toolkits include everything from attendance certificates for use in schools; posters for community centers and gathering places; hand-outs; radio PSAs; and even design directions for billboards and transit ads.

Wondering who can use these materials? We've intentionally made all of these items available to anyone who would like to pitch in. We need many hearts and hands to spread the word!

Looking for these items in Spanish? We are in the process of translating these materials. Most materials are provided as Microsoft Word documents so you can adapt the materials as you wish. If you develop a Spanish version of any of these materials and want to share it, we would love to receive it. Please send it to: EveryDayMatters@state.or.us.

Like a piece but want to customize it for your district, or make some revisions? Most files are provided as Microsoft Word documents so that you can provide more details or make minor adjustments to suit your needs. Most PDFs are also editable. Not finding what you need? Let us know: EveryDayMatters@state.or.us.


Educators

Tips and tools for teachers, principals, professional student support staff, administrators and superintendents.

Every Day Matters Logos

This zipped file includes all the variations and file formats you might need if using the Every Day Matters logo.

Flyer to Send Home

This flyer is set up to print two-sided and in color. It's the number one tool to get your message from school to home.

Every Day Matters Poster, 3x2

We've provided the art files for a 3x2 foot poster. Your local printer can help with production.

Every Day Matters Poster, Tabloid: 11x17

We've provided the art files for a tabloid (11x17) poster. Your local printer can help with production.

Lawn Sign #1
Lawn Sign #2

We've provided the art files for two lawn signs. Your local printer can help with production. Because we're providing the art files, you can have your logo added if you'd like.

eNews Header Graphics

Using e-newsletters to spread the word? Here's an eNews graphic for your use.

Sample Bus or Transit Ad

Bus and transit ad sizes and proportions vary. We also expect you will want to include your district's logo. If you proceed, please contact us to obtain the native files necessary.

Sample Billboard Art

Billboard sizes and proportions vary. We also expect you will want to include your district's logo. If you proceed with billboards, please contact us to obtain the native files necessary.

Attendance Tracker Art

These attendance trackers can be printed on paper or magnets. Your local printer can help. Download the file here.

Every Day Matters Stickers

Everyone loves stickers! This file can be used for 3" diameter stickers. Consult with your printer for details.

Every Day Matters Pencils

Pencils are a great way to get the Every Day Matters message in front of kids -- and meet the constant need for pencils! Speak with your local printer or provider of promotional items. This image provides an example of what could be produced.

Attendance Certificate

Download this PDF for certificates. Simply add names, print and sign!

Facebook Cover Image

Use this file for your Facebook cover image!

October Facebook Posts - Art and Text

This zipped file includes images and suggested text. Simply copy/paste/modify the text to suit your needs, and select the corresponding image. Be sure to use: @EveryDayMatters and #EveryDayMatters!

November Facebook Posts - Art and Text

This zipped file includes images and suggested text. Simply copy/paste/modify the text to suit your needs, and select the corresponding image. Be sure to use: @EveryDayMatters and #EveryDayMatters!

List of Resources

This Word document demonstrates how you might assemble and present a list of resources for students and families. The highlighted areas are ready for your customization.

General Why Attendance Matters Fact Sheet

This Word document provides general information about why attendance matters. Because it's in Word, you can download and modify it as you wish. Also see the "Flyer to Send Home".

Radio PSAs (:30 seconds)

Each Oregon community has varied access to radio stations. The most common denominator is a "straight read" of a Public Service Announcement. They are in Word to allow you to customize them for your community.

Talking Points to Parents - Why Attendance Matters

This Word document provides pointers for positive conversations with parents. Because it's in Word, you can download and modify it as you wish.

Talking Points to Students - Why Attendance Matters

This Word document provides pointers for positive conversations with students. Because it's in Word, you can download and modify it as you wish.


Families

How can we help? This toolkit is full of ideas and connections to resources that can help your child get to school regularly.

Attendance Tracker

Keep track of missed days. Print this sheet and hang it on your refrigerator or another central place in your home. It will help avoid surprises!

Tips for Getting Out the Door

Download and print this list of tips!

Too Sick for School?

This handy reference can help you make the call on to go/not to go to school. Of course, your physician should be the final call on this.