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October 18–19, 2020

2020 Annual Principals Conference (Virtual)

The Leadership Pivot

Click here to download the conference program.

Featured Speakers:


Adam Welcome "How to Become the Best Educator You Can Be" - Bio



Dr. Jeri Turgesen, PsyD., Providence Medical Group - Bio


Breakout Sessions:

  • Self-Care, Staff Wellness, and Support
  • Social-Emotional Learning
  • Best Practices in Distance Learning
  • Social Justice and the Role of Schools
  • High School Success Updates and Innovative Practices
  • OASSA & OESPA: How the Organization Can Support
  • Hosting Parent Meetings
  • Equity/Anti-Racism Strategies
  • PrincipalED: Navigating the Leadership Learning Curve
  • Social Emotional Learning
  • Mental Health Program Offerings

Special Events:

  • New Principals Academy
  • Oregon Association of Latino Administrators


Award Winners:

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  • John Tolan, National Distinguished Principal, Island City Elementary, LaGrande SD
  • Lisa Longoria, Middle School Principal of the Year, Ontario Middle School, Ontario SD
  • Matt Thatcher, High School Principal of the Year, Cascade High School, Cascade SD
  • Amy Nimz, Assistant Principal of the Year, Dexter McCarty Middle School, Gresham-Barlow SD



Click here to view the agenda.