RPA - January Term
The Bend Bulletin January 22, 2015
“We pride ourselves on teaching the whole child,” RPA Principal Jon Bullock said. “(January Term) gives students a chance to focus on what they’re passionate about. … And when you’re passionate about school, you do better.”
Dancing Event to Raise Cash for Sparrow Clubs
The Bend Bulletin October 2, 2011
“I'm a huge fan of Sparrow Clubs. I've never danced before, so having a opportunity to learn how to dance is exciting," Jon said, "But most of all I think getting the chance to raise money for Sparrow Clubs is where my heart is; I'm really excited about that.”
Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
Formers Productions May 1, 2011
In the spring of 2013, Jon lent the story of his firstborn child to help the efforts of local CMNHospitals fundraising efforts during their May is for Miracle campaign.
This "Balloons for YES" video combines a small part of his story with several other Miracle Families and their accounts
- May I have this DANCE? (Dom)
- Own Who You Are (Stephanie)
- Lead Like Batman (Esa)
- Together We Can (Rhett)
- I Succeed Because I Fail (Stephanie)
- A Priceless Lesson (Stephanie)
See a recent video produced by John's team for a Providence children's hospital in Spokane, Washington.... CLICK TO VIEW
WWC Intervention Report
What's Working Clearinghouse - August 10, 2010
“The DIBELS Oral Reading Fluency measure is a standardized test of reading accuracy and speed, based on the number of words read correctly in one minute from connected text. Hesitations of more than three seconds, omitted words, and word substitutions are counted as errors, whereas prompt self-corrections are regarded as accurate (as cited in Bullock, 2005).”
Financial Incentives and Student Achievement
Roland G Fryer, Jr., Harvard Economics - April 2010
“Bullock (2005) finds no significant effect of Accelerated Reader on third graders when measured using the Oral Reading Fluency subtest of the Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS).”
What Works Clearinghouse - October 14 , 2008
"Bullock (2005) reports, and the WWC confirms, no significant effect of Accelerated Reader on thirdgraders when measured using the Oral Reading Fluency subtest of the Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS)."
Redmond High is focusing on freshman so they don't give up!
The Bend Bulletin October 5, 2007
“We’re not waiting to the end of the year to see the results,” Bullock said. “Nobody slips by.”
University of Oregon College of Education Profile
Jon Bullock, D. Ed.
“I believe in creating learning environments in which all members—students, staff, parents, and the community—are given unique opportunities to achieve high standards and become lifelong learners. I believe every student who walks through our doors can attain success. And I believe, in today’s era of diminishing resources and increasing accountability, it is critical to approach each new challenge creatively and as an opportunity to build community through collaboration and mutual respect.”
For the Love of Leadership
OASC Winter Energizer
Jon has also served as a camp counselor and motivational speaker for the Oregon Association of Student Councils and served on the Executive Council of the National Association of Student Councils.
May I Have this DANCE?
Hillsboro Tribune April 9, 2015
“We don’t see a lot of "Life Skills" students attend our dances at school,” said JonBullockSpeaks team member Dom Giansante. “It was nice to see the smiles and the energy when they walked in,” he added.
Want to Lead? Learn to Follow.
Motivation.com May 18, 2015
I have been known to devour an entire season of serial television in one fell swoop. I love the way in which the stories keep me coming back for more. Now, with The Walking Dead on hiatus, my recent attention has turned toward Game of Thrones.There is a scene in episode two of the second season entitled “The North Remembers” in which Commander Mormant asks Jon Snow if he someday wants to be a leader. Upon Jon’s affirmative response, Mormant replies, “Learn how to follow.”
How to Mentor a Child
The Best You April 9, 2015
Our children do not want someone to sweep in and rescue them. They do not need helicopter parents that fly in at any instance of trouble to save the day. We need to allow our students to struggle, but we also need to support them. Struggling is okay if it’s met with love and turned into a learning opportunity. Young people need to understand they are not alone.
A Day Without Hate
Klamath Falls, Oregon - September 11, 2015
What's In Your Bag team member, Stephanie Matheson, spoke in a recent podcast about her admiration of the efforts of A Day Without Hate throughout the country. This year she decided it was time to bring this movement to her home state of Oregon.
Jon Bullock was invited to speak at the march that was a decided success. Read more to see the highlights of this amazing student initiative to end bullying in their schools!
Reflections of a Leader
OASC Summer 2015 Session 2
This is a fun video produced by OASC featuring student campers, counselors and not just Jon Bullock, but new Bag Support Team member, Katie Bullock, singing in the background. This is a great video that highlights why so many students site OASC and such a life-changing experience.
Listen to their stories. See their endless smiles and dancing.