Oregon Civics Conference for Teachers 2012
Friday, December 7, 8:00am – 4:00pm
State Capitol Building, 900 Court Street NE, Salem (Map)
Get an insider’s view of the halls of Oregon government. From those who make laws to those who interpret them, this conference features officials from every branch. It is a day filled with everything we ever wanted to know about Oregon government from the mouths of the folks we put there. Featured speakers include Dr. Doris McEwen of the Oregon Education Investment Board, Chief Justice Tom Balmer, Secretary of State Kate Brown, Co-Speaker Arnie Roblan, and others.
You will also receive an armload of lessons, materials, and ideas that can be put right to work in classrooms!
Get the Legislative Low Down
Rep. Arnie Roblan
Legislative Lowdown Diagram
Secretary of State – What’s that about?
Secretary Kate Brown – Oregon Secretary of State
Paul Nolan – Teacher Sunbridge Middle School, Pendleton
Project Citizen Resource Packet
Education Policy in Oregon, Where Are We Headed?
Ben Cannon – Education Policy Advisor to the Governor
State v. Goldilocks
Barbara Rost – Program Director Classroom Law Project
Golidilocks Parts for 30
Civil Script – Goldilocks v. The Three Bears
Goldilocks Mock Trial
Parts for State v Goldilocks Cut Outs
Parts for State v Goldilocks MASTER
Should Hate Speech Be Protected?
First amendment issues examined
Hon. Michael H. Simon – U.S. District Court Judge
“The Harm in Hate Speech”
Unpacking the Court: Understanding Oregon’s Third Branch
Hon. Thomas Balmer – Chief Justice Oregon Supreme Court
Hon. Jack Landau – Associate Justice Oregon Supreme Court
Death Penalty Do Over
Harrison Latto – attorney
Death Penalty Do Over Handout
iCivics: Gaming for Government
Paul Nolan – Teacher, Sunridge Middle School, Pendleton
Tyler Kaltenbach – Program Manager Classroom Law Project
9:25-10:30 Breakout Session I
10:45-11:50 Breakout Session II
1:25-2:30 Breakout Session III
2:45-3:45 Breakout Session IV
3:45-4:00 Closing remarks
CONFERENCE COSTS (deadline Fri., Nov. 23)
Bring a colleague from your building and CLP will pay for one sub when your district pays for the other. Or, if no sub is needed, registration fee is $25 (half price) for each teacher. Limited Number. First Come, First Served.
- $50 – Registration
- $25 – Registration half-price for two or more teachers from same building if no sub pay from CLP is being used.
- $10 – Registration for currently enrolled full-time undergraduate or graduate student
- ADD $25 – Late registration fee (after November 18)
- $50 travel stipend offered for teachers traveling 150+ miles roundtrip (contact CLP if travel requires an overnight stay)
- PDUs available
- Option to receive 0.5 credit from Lewis & Clark College
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