OSBA convention offers advocacy and legislative lessons
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
OSBA’S 73rd Annual Convention begins this week. This year we will be focused on creating lifelong learners, celebrating the passage of the landmark Student Success Act and spending time learning, networking and striving to continue to improve our schools for all Oregon students.
Several presentations at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront event are related to the Legislature and advocacy. If you’re interested in what happened in the 2019 Legislature and what could happen in 2020, consider some of the following:
Friday, Nov. 15, 11 a.m.
Legislative Advocacy at the Board Level: Part 1 Salon B
A School’s Role in Youth Suicide Prevention Columbia Room
Implicit Bias and Cultural Competency Salon F
PERS and All That Jazz Salon H
Friday, Nov. 15, 3 p.m.
Student Success Act & Collaborative Governance Salon I
Legislative Advocacy at the Board Level: Part 2 Salon B
Bonds: From Dreams to Reality! Medford Room
Saturday, Nov. 16, 7:30 a.m.
Saturday Breakfast: Capitol Watch Salon H
Saturday Breakfast: Critical Issues Salon A
Saturday, Nov. 16, 11 a.m.
The School Board’s Role in Implementing the Student Success Act Pearl Room
Equity and Civil Rights in School-Sponsored Activities Mt. Hood Room
Saturday, Nov. 16, 2 p.m.
Continuous Improvement: Process, Planning and Practice Salon H
Measure 98 Now and in the Future Laurelhurst Room
Saturday, Nov. 16, 4 p.m.
Hot topics table #1: Student Success Act and other 2019/2020 Legislative Updates Salon E
Hot topics table #2: OSBA Legislative Policies and Priorities Salon E
You can find the full OSBA convention schedule here. Online registration is closed, but you can register the day of the event at the hotel. We can’t wait to see you in Portland!