About OTAC

Incor­po­rated in 1984 as Ore­gon Tech­ni­cal Assis­tance Cor­po­ra­tion (OTAC), Oregon Training and Consultation is a non­profit 501 ( c ) ( 3 ) orga­ni­za­tion based in Salem, Ore­gon. Through a variety of projects, services and initiatives in Ore­gon and across the coun­try, OTAC brings its mis­sion state­ment to life everyday.


To influence positive change and promote equity through collaboration, innovative learning opportunities, and approaches that support people to direct their own lives.


A world in which everyone’s unique experiences, gifts and abilities are respected and valued.



We bring people together to share their unique experiences and contributions, build consensus and find solutions that positively impact lives and communities.


We promote personal, professional and organizational growth by nurturing lifelong learning and the pursuit of knowledge and skills.


We use and cultivate person-centered approaches that strengthen people’s ability to direct their own lives