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January 25–27, 2023

2023 OACOA/OASE Winter Conference

Click here to download the conference program.

Featured Speakers:
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  • Connie Hamilton, Author/Consultant - Bio
  • Christina Kishimoto, Founder and CEO, Voice4Equity, LLC - Bio

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 Pre-Conference Sessions

  • New Special Education Director’s Academy
  • OACOA Seminar Series
  • New Superintendent Academy Year 1 & 2

Thursday, January 26, 2023 Main Conference – Day 1

  • OASE/OACOA Lunch and Awards
  • Opening Keynote Speaker – Connie Hamilton "7 Mindshifts for School Leaders"

Friday, January 27, 2023 Main Conference – Day 2

  • Keynote Speaker – Christina Kishimoto "Voice 4 Equity"

Breakout sessions will all take place on Friday and will be organized in strands this year, including the following:

  • Superintendents
  • Workforce
  • Special Education
  • Teaching and Learning
  • Small Schools

Conference attendees will have the option on Friday to follow a strand for the day or pick which sessions to attend during each round of breakouts.



Salishan Coastal Lodge
7760 US-101, Gleneden Beach, OR 97388
(541) 705-2419


Click here to view the agenda.


Click here to make your room reservations at Salishan. The cutoff date is January 5th.

Additional Lodging:
Inn at Spanish Head
4009 SE Hwy 101
Lincoln City, OR 97367
Call 541-996-2161 and say you are with the COSA group.

Best Western Plus Landmark Inn
4430 SE Hwy 101
Lincoln City, OR 97367
Call 541-994-6060 and say you are with the COSA group to book at government rate.