66th Annual Convention
November 8-11, 2012Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront
1401 SW Naito Parkway, Portland OR 97201
Download event schedule
Governor John Kitzhaber addressed the general session on Saturday, November 10. He shared important and timely information on progress toward the state's 40-40-20 goal and the critical partnership role of school boards in supporting improved student achievement.
Missed the conference? Watch Governor John Kitzhaber's address to attendees on Saturday, Nov. 10.
Chief Education Officer Dr. Rudy Crew addressed the general session on Friday, November 9.
Missed the conference? Watch Dr. Crew's address to attendees on Friday, Nov. 9.
Videos from the hot topics session:
More than 65 workshops provide you with tools and ideas to aid your decision making and help students succeed.
In the Exhibit Hall, discover new services and products from companies ready to help you reach your goals. Learn from industry experts in quick and informative sessions.
There’s no better way to connect with others and share experiences than at the receptions, meals, exhibits and workshops.
This is convention’s central hub; you can interact with colleagues, meet the speakers, buy a book or check your email.
Student entertainment, an art show and some of the workshops feature the talents and accomplishments of Oregon students.
Great things are happening in education. At convention, we recognize and celebrate your achievements!
- Opening reception
Sponsored by PACE
- Industry Reception Night
Garrett Hemann Robertson Reception
- First Student Reception 5:30 pm (invitation) followed by Dinner at 6:30 pm (invitation)
- Imagine Learning Reception 5:30 pm (invitation) followed by Dinner at 6:30 pm (invitation)
- Exhibits open
4:00 pm-6:30 pm
- Exhibits open
7:30 am-4:00 pm
The place to meet, relax and use your computer.
Convention bonus - Trail Blazer savings
While you're in Portland for our annual convention, don't pass up an opportunity to see live basketball Saturday night, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m.
OSBA can save you up to $12 per ticket to see the Portland Trail Blazers battle the San Antonio Spurs. OSBA members also have the opportunity to arrive early (at 5:30 pm) before the general public and watch the Trail Blazers warm-up prior to the game!
See the attached flyer for more details.