Search by keyword above, or select a category to browse below.
WHAT: A comprehensive, two-day conference which offers a variety of learning opportunities geared toward educators of early elementary students. With over 30 different learning sessions to choose from, participants will be able to tailor their experience to their own professional development needs.
WHEN: November 16-17, 2017
WHO: Pre-Kindergarten-3rd grade educators.
WHERE: Sheraton Portland Airport, Portland, Oregon
HOW: To learn more or to register for this event, visit https://www.cosa.k12.or.us/eve...
WHAT: This hands-on Summer Institute includes practical strategies to organize writing workshop, traits, modes, and the writing process. Learn innovative ideas from Ruth Culham's new book Dream Wakers: Mentor Texts that Celebrate Latino Culture. PDU certificates provided and PSU graduate credit available. Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
WHEN: August 23, 2017
WHERE: Monarch Hotel, Clackamas, OR
HOW: For more information and registration, visit http://www.portlandreadingcoun...
WHAT: A program evaluation of a social skills curriculum. Iris Educational Media, in conjunction with Oregon Research Institute, has funding from the Department of Education to evaluate We Have Skills, a multimedia social skills program for elementary students. Participating first grade teachers receive the We Have Skills curriculum, 90-minute training, classroom materials and remuneration for completing two study surveys.
WHEN: Deadline to join is August 1, 2017.
WHO: First Grade Teachers in general education not currently using We Have Skills as their social skills curriculum.
HOW: For more information or to join, visit www.irised.com/skills
WHAT: SuperQuest is a highly collaborative technology training series designed specifically for K-12 teachers by K-12 and Community College teachers. Our goal is to empower educators with the skills and classroom tools to build hands-on technology learning directly into their classrooms and/or after-school activities.
WHEN: June 27-29, 2017
WHERE: Clackamas Community College, Wilsonville Campus
HOW: SuperQuest Workshops are free! Other dates and locations available. For more information and to register, visit http://oregoncsta.org/
This festival features more than 100 authors writing in all genres and for all ages and focuses on discussions about literature and the intersections between themes of the books we are celebrating. Also offered is a series of writing, including two free classes for youth (advance registration required).
Nov. 5, 2016
The Portland Art Museum
For more information, go to portlandartmuseum.org/wordstock/.
This session will describe comprehension strategies that help readers better understand and learn from their reading and ff ers participants the opportunity to do their own reading and notice their own process of comprehension from the inside out. Keynote speaker is Stephanie Harvey, author of Strategies that Work and Comprehension Collaboration: Inquiry Circles in Action. Registration Fee: Member–$175, Non-Member–$200. Oregon PDU Units available and Washington Clock Hours.
Grades 6-12 teachers and administrators
Nov. 4, 2016
Holiday Inn Portland Airport, Portland, Ore.
HOW: For more information and to register, go to oregonread.org/fallinstitute/
The Portland Art Museum is offering educators a 15 percent discount for one year and 30 percent discount for two years on all membership levels. Available online only. Enter the discount code EDU15 or EDU30. Proof of educator status may be requested at entry.
For more information, go to http://portlandartmuseum.org/support/membership.
This year’s theme is The Power of One in Collaboration with Others, as participants learn new ways to work together to protect and make each child safe in our communities. Professionals learn about the complex issues associated with child abuse and family violence, broaden their knowledge base in multiple areas, and increase understanding of other agencies’ roles and responsibilities.
April 11-14, 2017; Registration deadline is April 7, 2017
WHERE: Red Lion Hotel on the River, Portland
This festival is a free, day-long environmental education event that engages fourth-grade students throughout the Portland, Oregon metro area. Throughout the day, students move from one activity to another to explore a variety of water-related topics including water science, ecology, native fish, water quality, and ways they can protect and conserve natural resources.
March 14, 2017; 7am–2pm
University of Portland
HOW: To learn more and to register, go to www.cleanwaterfestival.org.
During the Supreme Court Summer Institute, participants will spend six days on Capitol Hill and inside the Supreme Court learning about the Court, its past and current cases, and how to teach about them from top Supreme Court litigators and educators.
Open to secondary level social studies teachers and supervisors.
June 15-20 and June 22-27, 2017. Application deadline is Mar. 13, 2017.
HOW: For full information and to apply online, go to www.streetlaw.org/scsi_apply17.
The 2017 General & Special Edu- cation Conference: Brain-Based Science, Learning & Achievement offers twenty- four, full-day courses on a variety of topics, such as learning disabilities, behavior management, childhood anxiety, autism, and more. OSPI Clock Hours or 2 Graduate Level College Credits (WWU)
Approved CE Hours O ered: ASHA, AOTA, NASW, NASP, TEA, NBCC, STAR, PT Board of CA and more!
For PreK-12 teachers in general education, special education, math, ELL, school psychologists, speech pathologists, occupational & physical therapists, behavior therapists, counselors, professional support sta and principals/administrator
March 8–10, 2017
Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA
For more information on courses, hotel reservations and to register, go to www.rehabseminars.org.
During this two-day conference focused on technology integration strategies for educators, workshops are offered on a wide variety of relevant topics in small teaching and learning environments. Then bring old problems, current projects and new ideas to a Room to Grow studio and collaborate with mentors and peers to cre- ate personalized strategies. Cost: $349
Feb. 25–26, 2017
Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel, Portland, Oregon
To learn more and register, go to https://events.oetc.org/ipdx16.