Past Outside Events

Events are listed by date, with the most recent at the top.

Classroom Law Project - Summer Institute for Teachers

June 26-28, 2023

Three Days of experiential collaborative civics learning with teachers from around the state.

Science of Reading and Dyslexia Training

June 21-23 & 26-28, 2023

Comprehensive dyslexia related training, presented by Barbara Steinberg of PDX Reading.

Oregon Great Basin Symposium 

November 5 & 6, 2022

 Public presentations by tribal knowledge-holders, anthropologists, and archaeologists who have researched and learned about the land, plants, animals, people, and climate of the Great Basin in Oregon.

Crossroads of History Project

(Four Cohorts) June 27-July 31; July 25-August 29; September 26-October 31; October 24- November 30, 2022

 This course provides instruction on using the Library of Congress's primary sources to develop and implement informed, meaningful activity plans based on social justice and civil rights issues. 

Mathematical Modeling and Reasoning Pilot Course

July 18-21/25-28, 2022

The Wallowa ESD has been supporting a pilot course called Mathematical Modeling and Reasoning Course that was designed by Ohio Department of Education and many other teachers and leaders. This course supports the Oregon Department of Education Mathways Initiative. 

Eastern Oregon Teacher Academy

June 21st - June 25th, 2022

The Eastern Oregon Teacher Academy at Eastern Oregon University (EOU), sponsored by The College of Education, aims to graduate the brightest high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors.  Opportunities also exist for current paraprofessionals in the field to participate.  All participants will have the chance to earn EOU credit. EOTA will be held on the EOU campus in La Grande. 

Cottonwood Canyon Teacher Institute

June 19-22, 2022

The Cottonwood Canyon Teacher Institute is an intensive four day long residential place-based field studies program for teachers from throughout Oregon. The Institute will be held at Cottonwood Canyon State Park located along the John Day River near Wasco. 

Educator Empowerment Academy

October 2021 - June 2022

OEA’s Center for Great Public Schools (CGPS) is recruiting teams of 3-5 people to participate in our third annual Educator Empowerment Academy, a year-long learning community that empowers teams to solve a problem of practice in their school, district, local, or UniServ with coaching and support using OEA's Empowerment Process. Twenty teams from around the state will be chosen to participate in this exciting opportunity. 

Science of Reading PD: Train the Trainer Series

September 2021 - March 2022

Knowledge meets practice in this literacy PD series presented by Multnomah Education Service District.  This training will equip participants with the knowledge and tools to teach their staff about the science of reading, related assessments, and foundational skills instruction.

Coaching for Empowerment Academy

August 2021 - May 2022

EA’s Center for Great Public Schools (CGPS) takes in nominations each spring from OEA members and leaders to participate in our annual Coaching for Empowerment Academy, a year-long learning community that focuses on helping members grow as coaches in OEA’s Empowerment Process Twenty OEA members from around the state will be chosen to participate in this exciting opportunity from August 2021 - May 2022.

Go STEM: Arduino Two-Day Workshop

June 15-16, 2021

Combine programming and agricultural tasks to prepare students for high-tech careers. This workshop is open to 6-12 educators and librarians.

DAP Symposium

June 9-10, 2021

Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP) is the foundation on which quality early learning is built. Join us June 9-10 for a one-of-a-kind virtual event featuring the leading voices in the field. This event will be an opportunity for anyone involved with early education to explore the rationale and consequences to their work from the recent revisions to the DAP Position Statement and the upcoming 4th edition of Developmentally Appropriate Practice in Early Childhood Program

East Oregon Teacher Academy

June 23-26, 2021

The East Oregon Teacher Academy at Eastern Oregon University (EOU), sponsored by The College of Education aims to graduate the brightest high school freshman, sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Opportunities also exist for current paraprofessionals in the field to participate. All participants will have the chance to earn EOU credit.

Addressing Stigma

Wed, May 26, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM MDT

Lori Garrett-Bumba, Director of Prevention Services, Youth Services System, Inc.

Individuals, families, helping professionals, prevention specialists, stakeholders and everyone in our society has something to gain from addressing stigma and working to eliminate it. This Addressing Stigma presentation will explore what stigma is, why it is important, and how we can reduce it. Specifically, we will learn about four types of stigma and offer four ways to reduce stigma.  

Supporting Families Facing Substance Abuse

Wed, May 19, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM MDT

With Kristen Antolini, Esq., Attorney, Lyons Phillips Legal Group, PLLC

Please join us for a discussion focused on practical ideas and tips for supporting families you work with who face struggles related to substance abuse. Our presentation will overview the resources available throughout our State for families affected by substance abuse, and we will take a special focus on ideas for serving children who are affected by parental substance abuse. 

BMCC 2-Teach Institute

 May 14-16, 2021

Blue Mountain Community College is offering a three-day virtual seminar to help you start toward your goals in teaching. Receive an introduction to the field of education and earn three college credits for free!

"Instead Of" Tips for Kiddos Who Have Experienced Trauma

Wed, May 5, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM MDT

With Kathleen Guire, Certified Empowered to Connect Parent Trainer 

Equity Training Series

Feb. 12th, 19th, 26th

Mar. 5th, 12th

Apr. 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th

May 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th

Each training has two time slots available:  8:00-9:00 AM (PST) OR 6:00-7:00 PM (PST)  A total of 14 trainings (14 Set 1 hours in the CKC Diversity)  These trainings are sponsored by Eastern Oregon Child Care Resources, Leading Equity Center, Preschool Promise, & Eastern Oregon REN.