Date Name Description
10/18/2017

This webinar reviews all of the resources and financial aid options offered through OSAC for undocumented Oregon Students, including students who have DACA (deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) status. Additionally, it will explain the Oregon Student Aid Application (ORSAA) which is the state of Oregon’s alternative to the FAFSA. It will help attendees understand ways they can afford a post-secondary education. In English on 10/17 at 10:00 am and Spanish on 10/18 at 7:00 pm.

10/19/2017

Oregon's seven public universities are hosting a series of four counselor conferences to learn more about new programs and policies as well as changes to federal financial aid and scholarship and need-based grant programs at the state-level. 10/17 at EOU; 10/19 at OIT; 10/24 at PSU and 10/25 at OSU. Cost is $25 and includes lunch.

10/20/2017

This Planning and Reflection training will focus on whether you are engaging youth in the critical life skills of planning and reflection. Led by the Institute for Youth Success. 10/20 in Bend and Roseburg; 4/24 in Portland.

10/23/2017

This event will bring together the nation’s top thinkers to share and discuss the partnerships, policies and programs that are breaking down traditional notions of when and where learning occurs. Held in Phoenix over three days.

10/24/2017

Oregon's seven public universities are hosting a series of four counselor conferences to learn more about new programs and policies as well as changes to federal financial aid and scholarship and need-based grant programs at the state-level. 10/17 at EOU; 10/19 at OIT; 10/24 at PSU and 10/25 at OSU. Cost is $25 and includes lunch.

10/25/2017

Oregon's seven public universities are hosting a series of four counselor conferences to learn more about new programs and policies as well as changes to federal financial aid and scholarship and need-based grant programs at the state-level. 10/17 at EOU; 10/19 at OIT; 10/24 at PSU and 10/25 at OSU. Cost is $25 and includes lunch.

10/29/2017

GEAR UP West is a collaborative regional conference of college access practitioners from the western US. All those working to help low-income and underrepresented students prepare for and succeed in college are welcome to attend. Held in Portland, OR.

11/03/2017

A one-day conference for ASPIRE mentors and other college access professionals. Held in Eugene. $25 includes lunch and all materials.

11/04/2017

A conference to support program directors and front line staff to continually improve and and innovate within their afterschool and summer programs. $99. Held at Chemeketa Community College in Salem.

11/06/2017

Learn, step by step, how to successfully complete the OSAC Scholarship application. Held 7:00 - 8:00 pm.

11/14/2017

Free two-day professional development events designed to support the growing network of professionals who are implementing personalized digital learning. Held in Sacramento, CA on 11/14-11/15 as well as other locations across the U.S. at other times.

11/15/2017

This interactive workshop will introduce various communication techniques that help you build more supportive, youth-centered relationships. Participants will learn how to ask more effective questions, to listen actively to youth, and offer youth encouragement rather than praise. Led by the Institute for Youth Success. 9/22 in Bend and 11/15 in Portland.

11/20/2017

This Cooperative Learning training will tackle the question of whether youth in your program have opportunities to work together in groups, teaching and learning from each other. Led by the Institute for Youth Success. 9/19 in Portland; 11/20 in Roseburg; 12/1 in Bend; 6/27 in Portland.

12/01/2017

This Cooperative Learning training will tackle the question of whether youth in your program have opportunities to work together in groups, teaching and learning from each other. Led by the Institute for Youth Success. 9/19 in Portland; 11/20 in Roseburg; 12/1 in Bend; 6/27 in Portland.

12/07/2017

This interactive workshop introduces participants to the relationship ABC’s (Ask and Listen, Be involved, and Connect) as well as the concept of “focus." These elements help participants reconsider Homework Help as another opportunity to build relationships and nurture positive growth, beyond getting the work done. Presented by the Institute for Youth Success. Held in Portland.

12/11/2017

An intensive two-day Poverty Institute that provides a grounded understanding of poverty. Participants will learn to communicate more effectively with those living in poverty; use role play, activities, modeling and dialogue to understand and practice the core concepts; and come away with concrete strategies and materials. Held in Portland.

12/13/2017

An intensive two-day Coaching Institute; participants will learn how to serve as onsite experts for educating colleagues, providing leadership for eliminating barriers, and developing systemwide approaches for improving outcomes for families and individuals. Participants will get trained to conduct Poverty Competency Assessments and assist their organizations in developing and implementing customized action plans with measurable results and receive a variety of tools and materials. Held in Portland.

12/31/2017

The National Society of High School Scholars provides three $1,000 grants to help defray costs of educational conference registration, travel, and accommodations. Eligibility: Any high school teacher or counselor currently employed at a public or private high school in the United States or internationally.

01/25/2018

Up-to-date and important professional development for educators and paraprofessionals as well as resources for parents. Held in Seaside over 3 days.

01/31/2018

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.