Here are additional details about the conference plenary and symposia. (updated 12/26/18).
Thursday evening: reception - appetizers, no host bar
Thursday symposium attendees: all day symposiums get a box lunch
Friday morning: continental breakfast
Friday noon: Luncheon
Saturday morning: continental breakfast
Saturday Parent Event: Box lunch
changes to conference plan
The Oregon Association for Comprehensive Education is saddened to report that Emma González has been in an accident that requires medical attention and is unable to travel nor attend the conference. Our thoughts are with her and her family at this time. A new keynote speaker will be announced shortly.
Thursday, January 25, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Symposium I*
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Symposium II*
5:30 p.m. Exhibits Open
6:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. Parent Orientation
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Conference Opening and Keynote
8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Reception and Entertainment
Friday, January 26, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Concurrent Session I
9:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Concurrent Session II
11:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Luncheon, Keynote Presentation
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Concurrent Session III
3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Concurrent Session IV
Saturday, January 27, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Concurrent Session V
9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Closing Ceremony, Door Prizes
11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Parent Symposium
*Full-day Thursday Symposium themes:
The theme of the 2018 Conference is:
“Communities Working Together to Achieve Equity, Empowerment, and Engagement in Our Schools.”
Additional conference themes include:
The Oregon Association for Comprehensive Education (OACE) is seeking presentations and proposals for our 2018 Conference. Your participation is invited.
If you would like to be considered to present a breakout session, host a booth/table, speak in a plenary session, or otherwise participate in the conference, please contact us.
The Oregon Association for Comprehensive Education (OACE) is seeking exhibitors and vendors for our 2018 Conference. Your participation is requested.
If you would like to be considered as an exhibitor or vendor, please contact us.
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Jose D. Garcia was born and reared in South Texas. He taught in the Harlingen Public School District for seven years. In 1967 he decided to go west for a summer vacation. He arrived in Oregon and liked what he saw. He decided to stay and teach for one year in the Hillsboro High School District. After teaching high school mathematics for two years, he attended Eastern Oregon State College where he received his Masters Degree.