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.


Text-Only Tool Kit

This tool kit includes the text-only versions of items from the Every Day Matters campaign.

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.

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!

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 Families - 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.

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.