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|01/23/2018||Webinar - Oregon Promise: GPA Verification & Application Process||
This webinar is for high school registrars and other high school staff who are participating (or would like to sign up for) the Oregon Promise online GPA verification process. OSAC staff will review each step of the GPA verification process, the application process, and other key details to assist applicants at your high school.
|01/23/2018||Webinar - Involving Educators with Attendance Improvement Strategies||
Attendance Works will be previewing the first part of its online Teaching Attendance curriculum and sharing how school leaders are beginning to use Teaching Attendance to equip staff to improve attendance.
|01/24/2018||Webinar - Apprenticeship Programs to Launch Career Paths||
Learn about apprenticeship programs. This session will cover: how apprenticeship programs work; how they can benefit students; and how to navigate the system. Hosted by OSAC and presented by the Executive Director and Apprenticeship Coordinator of Inside Electrician Apprenticeship. 10:00 - 11:00 am.
|01/25/2018||Oregon Association for Comprehensive Education Conference||
Professional development for educators and paraprofessionals as well as resources for parents covering a broad range of topics including college and career readiness. Held in Seaside over 3 days.
|01/25/2018||Cowin Financial Literacy Program||
A fully online course for educators that provides classroom-ready instructional resources, strategies, and support to teach financial concepts to high school students. No cost. Course runs February 1 - March 15, but registration is due January 25.
|01/31/2018||College Board Western Regional Forum||
The conference highlights successful partnerships among high schools and two- and four-year colleges, enrollment officers and school counselors, admission and financial aid professionals, and curriculum leaders and academics, among others. Held in Las Vegas, NV over three days.
The annual conference of the Oregon Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators. Includes sessions related to college access and equity, diversity and inclusion. Held January 31-February 2 at Salishan Resort in Gleneden Beach.
|02/01/2018||CTE & Industry Summit||
Bringing students, educators, industry professionals, and community members together to shape the future of Career Technical Education. Held February 1-2 in Salem.
|02/06/2018||Webinar - Free and at Your Fingertips: An Overview of ECMC Outreach and Student Success Resources||
This session will provide an overview of The College Place, the ECMC Scholars program, College ABACUS, College Nights, and free educator resources and training curricula made available through ECMC’s partnership with the Oregon Office of Student Access & Completion. Hosted by OSAC. 10:00 - 11:00 am.
|02/08/2018||Realizing the College Dream Training||
A free curriculum and training from ECMC for educators to help increase college attendance among low-income, first-generation high school students. Held in Portland.
|02/12/2018||Webinar - Oregon Promise: Introduction & Application Demo||
OSAC staff will review eligibility criteria, deadlines, special circumstances, and a live application demo. This webinar is for new applicants, parents, teachers, counselors, advisers, and others who are supporting new Oregon Promise applicants.
A 3-day professional development opportunity for Northwest educators focused on education technology. Held in Seattle.
|02/14/2018||Webinar - Oregon Student Aid Application Demo||
The Oregon Student Aid Application (ORSAA) is the alternative to the FAFSA for undocumented Oregon students, including students who have DACA status. OSAC staff will review the basics of the ORSAA, account creation, parent signature process, and more.
|02/15/2018||AP Fellows Program||
Up to $1,500 for secondary school teachers to attend AP Summer Institutes. Teacher from rural schools or schools who serve minority or low-income students may apply.
|02/15/2018||Youth Voice Workshop||
Are you providing young people with authentic, meaningful choices throughout your program? Does your program reflect the input of youth involved? Research shows that quality programs incorporate youth input at both activity and organizational levels. Led by the Institute for Youth Success. 2/15 in Portland.
|02/20/2018||NWPBIS Network Annual Conference||
A four-day event to learn more about PBIS. Held in Tacoma.
A one-day conference for administrators on technology integration strategies and ideas to help support personal goals and/or build a district/building vision for the future. Held in Portland.
A two-day teaching and learning conference focused on technology integration strategies. Held in Portland.
|02/23/2018||Webinar - Oregon Promise: Stay on Track||
This webinar is for students who are currently attending a community college and are Oregon Promise recipients. OSAC staff will explain how to remain eligible and renew the Oregon Promise Grant, how awards are calculated, and other key information for recipients. This webinar is for current Oregon Promise recipients, staff at community colleges, and others who are supporting students.
|02/27/2018||Webinar - PSAT, SAT and BigFuture: How to Support Your Students with All Things College Board||
Most sophomores in Oregon take the PSAT, as do many juniors. Learn how to leverage that opportunity to support your students with access to rigorous courses, free SAT practice with Khan Academy, career exploration, and scholarships. Hosted by OSAC and presented by the College Board. 10:00 - 11:00 am.