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February 10, 2017

2017 ASCD Pre-Service Teacher Conference

Don’t miss the Oregon ASCD Pre-Service Teacher Conference!

  • Great Preparation for Job Fairs and Interviewing
  • Especially designed for Oregon Teacher Candidates 

Pre-service teachers, college of education professors, supervisors, teachers and administrators are welcome and encouraged to attend. 

Major Sponsors: Confederation of Oregon School Administrators, Oregon Education Association, Western Oregon University Student Chapter of ASCD and Oregon ASCD 

Educators from across the state will present sessions on important topics such as:  

  • Survival skills for the first year of teaching
  • What principals are looking for in a new teacher candidate (elementary and secondary sessions)
  • How to make a good first impression and land an interview: preparing for the Job Fair
  • How to differentiate instruction for ALL learners
  • Generation X/Y/Z and baby boomers? How to communicate and relate across generations 

Featured Speakers during Opening Session:

  • James Mayik, middle school teacher, shares his amazing story from “lost boy” in the Sudan to teaching in Oregon
  • Karen Hoffman, professional practice consultant, OEA, shares strategies for bridging the generational communication gap


8:15 to 9:00             Registration - Pacific Room, Werner University Center, WOU

9:00 to 9:50           Welcome and Opening Speakers

10:00 to 10:55       Breakout Sessions – Round I (6 choices)

11:00 to 11:55         Breakout Sessions – Round II (6 choices)

12:00 to 1:00         Lunch and opportunity to visit school district tables

1:05 to 2:00           Breakout Sessions—Round III (6 choices)

2:00 to 3:00           Meet with Districts


For more information contact:

Oregon ASCD: Empowering Those Committed to Enhancing Education