Summer Board Conference 2017

July 14-16, 2017

Jim Green at summer board conference

2017 Pre-Conference: Friday, July 14th

"Charter Schools - NACSA's 12 Essential Practices as Guiding Topics for Discussion and Learning"
Kristen Miles, Board Development Specialist
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or

"Making Meetings Matter"
Renee Sessler, Board Development Specialist
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or

Administrative Professionals' Workshop
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2017 Summer Board Conference:  Saturday & Sunday, July 15th-16th 

The world of public education is constantly changing, from state priorities, national leadership and government reforms to school standards and public attitudes. OSBA’s Summer Board Conference gives you tools to not only navigate change but also to lead. You are an essential player in ensuring that your community’s schools prepare students for life and success on whatever path they choose.  

Join us this year, and let our staff and other educational experts help you discover your strengths, build on shared knowledge, learn new information and craft exceptional solutions.

 


Friday, July 14, 2017

8:00 am to 4:00 pm

  • Pre-Conference Workshop for Board Members on Charter Schools, “NACSA’s 12 Essential Practices as Guiding Topics for Discussion & Learning”
  • Pre-Conference Workshop for Board Members on Effective Meetings, “Making Meetings Matter”
  • Pre-Conference Workshop for Administrative Professionals' (Please see Administrative Professionals' link above for more info.)

4:00 pm Opening Reception

 

Saturday, July 15, 2017

7:30 am  - Registration

8:00 am  - Welcome and keynote presentation by Dr. William Parrett

9:30 am - Workshops

10:45 am - Break

11:00 am - Workshops

12:15 pm - Luncheon

12:45 pm - Luncheon speaker Heidi Sipe

1:30 pm -  Workshops

2:45 pm - Break

3:00 pm - Hot topics

4:15 pm  - Region Roundtables

 

Full Agenda with descriptions

Hot Topic Tables - with descriptions

 

Sunday, July 16, 2017

8:00 am - Workshops

9:15 am - Break

9:30 am - Workshops

10:45 am - Break

11:00 am - Workshops

12:15 pm - Adjourn

 

Conference registration:

Register Online

Registration form

Meals:

Friday & Saturday, July 14th & 15th
Breakfast and Lunch will be provided at the Riverhouse Convention Center

Sunday, July 16th
Breakfast will be provided at the Riverhouse Convention Center

 

 

 

 

Willaim H. Parrett

 William H. Parrett

William H. Parrett is the Director of the Center for School Improvement & Policy Studies
and a professor of education at Boise State University. He has received international
recognition for his work in school improvement related to children and adolescents who
live in poverty. His professional experiences include public school teaching and
principalships, curriculum design and media production, college leadership, teaching,
research, and publication.

Throughout his career, Bill has worked to improve the educational achievement of all children and youth, particularly
those less advantaged. Toward this goal, his efforts have resulted in the creation of numerous policies, programs, and
interventions designed to help educators, schools, communities, and universities benefit from research and best practice.
These efforts have positively impacted the lives of thousands of young people, many who live in poverty.

Click here for a summary of what Dr. Parrett presented in March at the NSBA Annual Conference

Click here for Dr. Parrett's Full Bio

 

 Heidi SipeHeidi Sipe, Umatilla School District superintendent since 2007, was named the 2016 Oregon Superintendent of the Year by the Oregon Association of School Executives (OASE) and the Confederation of Oregon School Administrators (COSA). She is passionate about student success and deeply committed to her community. What sets Heidi apart is her keen ability to think strategically, guided by her integrity. She is a collaborative leader, known throughout Oregon for being a good listener and a bold educator.

In her luncheon message, Heidi will discuss the crucial role school boards hold in developing vision and providing the necessary support to ensure goals become reality. This message will explore barriers and solutions for overcoming the adult obstacles that often hinder student success. Plan on learning during this session and leaving ready to collaborate for the benefit of students.

 

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Hotel Reservations:

When making a reservation at any of the locations listed below please make sure you mention that you are scheduling for the Summer Board Conference with OSBA. We have blocks of rooms at each respective location for a discounted rate.

Riverhouse on the Deschutes - 3075 N. Business 97, Bend, OR 97701
Currently sold out; rooms may become available later.
If you have booked a room/rooms at the Riverhouse and you need to make a cancellation, please contact Donna Herren at 503-485-4810. This will allow OSBA to retain the rooms within our block.

Call the hotel at 866-453-4480 and specify that you are attending the OSBA  conference. Hotel rates are: $137 single/double; riverview-$147-single/double; and $166 for a suite single/double (limited availability), plus 17.5% tax and fees. Rates cannot be guaranteed after June 23, 2017, or when the room block is full, whichever comes first. A 72-hour cancellation notice is required to avoid penalties.

Information about Riverhouse on the Deschutes room types and the amenities associated with your room reservations is available from the hotel website or by calling 541-389-3111 or toll free 866-453-4480.

or

Bend Inn and Suites, 15 NE Butler Market Rd, Bend, OR 97701
Call the hotel at 541-388-4114 and specify that you are attending the OSBA conference. Hotel rates are 149.99-single/double per night plus 12.2% tax and fees. Rates cannot be guaranteed after June 23,2017, or when the room block is full, whichever comes first. A 24-hour cancellation notice is required to avoid penalties.

Information for the Bend Inn and Suites room types and amenities associated with your room reservations is available from the hotel website or by calling 541-388-4114.

or

My Place Hotel - 550 SW Bond Street, Old Mill District, Bend, OR 97701
Call the hotel at 541-213-2108 and specify that you are attending the OSBA conference. Hotel rates are  $160-single/double per night plus 12.2% fax and fees. Rates cannot be guaranteed after June 16, 2017, or when the room block is full, whichever comes first. A 24-hour cancellation notice is required to avoid penalties.

Information about the My Place Hotel room types and amenities associated with your room reservation is available from the hotel website or by calling 541-213-2108.

 

 

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