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December 3–5, 2014

Oregon School Law Conference

Pre-Conference Sessions – December 3, 2014

8:30 to 4:30 - Oregon School Law and Finance
1:00 to 4:00 - Student Rights and Discipline
1:00 to 4:00 - Back to Basics: Employee Discipline & Dismissal
1:00 to 4:00 - Nuts and Bolts: Special Education

The Oregon School Law & Finance Seminar (a separate pre-conference event) is a two credit course designed for out-of-state administrators who are applying for an Oregon Administrator License. This two credit course is held in conjunction with the Oregon School Law Conference and meets the TSPC law and finance requirements for out-of-state administrators.  Click here to download a registration form for the seminar.  Registration for this event is separate from the main conference registration.


Click here to download the conference program. (last updated 12/1/14)
Click here to download the conference flyer. 
CLE credit is available for this conference.


Main Conference - December 4-5, 2014

Keynote 1: Steve Novick, Commissioner, City of Portland - Bio
Keynote 2: Future Legislation, Legal Topics, Panel Discussion

Thursday & Friday Breakout Sessions:

  • Affordable Care Act
  • Employee Discipline and Termination
  • Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Technology Rights
  • Social Media: Teachers, Kids, Parents
  • Off-Campus Behavior, Student Free Speech
  • ADA, Medical Marijuana, DSMS Categories
  • ADA Student Discipline, Discrimination, New Legislation
  • Mandatory Reporting
  • How Not to get Fired: Administrative Contracts 101
  • Sex Offenders in Your School
  • Bullying and Harassment
  • Financial Adequacy and Equity
  • Educator Evaluation Issues Unresolved
  • Special Ed: Rules and Resources for Administrators
  • ELL Achievement Gap Ethics

Small Group Interest Sessions (Thursday):

  • Full-Day Kindergarten
  • Electronic Cigarettes and Banned Items in Schools
  • Inter-district Transfer
  • Summer Athletic Activities
  • Sex Discrimination Under IX
  • Charter Schools Q&A
  • How Civic Ed Pays Big Dividends



Hilton Eugene
66 East 6th Avenue
Eugene, Oregon, 97401


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Click here to make your hotel reservations.  Additional lodging is available at the Valley River Inn.  Call 541-743-2094 and mention "COSA Law Conference" to get our discounted rate.  The discount is only available by phone.  Lodging is also available at the Hilton Garden Inn Eugene/Springfield.