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Plan now to maximize Annual COSA Conference experience Print E-mail

by Craig Hawkins, Communications Director

The 37th Annual COSA Professional Development Conference & Expo is now just a few weeks away, so this is a great time to begin firming up plans for Seaside.

The conference, themed “Leading the Way: Investing, Inspiring and Innovating for Oregon’s Future,” is set for June 22-24 and promises three full days of outstanding professional development for Oregon school leaders.  And, whether you are able to come for the entire conference, or just a single day, we have an enriching and affordable options available.  Register today.

Check out the conference agenda and session lineup, and you will see that each day in Seaside offers tremendous learning and growth opportunities:

- Wednesday, June 22 will feature the annual Special Education Pre-Conference, plus the ESEA/ODE Odyssey School Improvement Conference on federal programs. 

jennifer james seaside.jpgyong zhao seaside.jpg- Thursday, June 23 will offer nationally-acclaimed keynote speakers Yong Zhao and Jennifer James, dozens of best practices breakout sessions from many of Oregon’s leader educators, plus much more 

- Friday, June 24 will include two keynote presentations – Rick Stiggins on formative assessment and grading, and Nancy Golden on the governor’s education agenda – plus more breakout sessions, a special Apple iPad session, and a special farewell to COSA Executive Director Kent Hunsaker.

Of course, events like the COSA Presidents Reception on Wednesday night, and Family Fun Night on Thursday, are also planned.  And more than 80 education exhibitors will be on hand throughout the conference.

So, please take a few moments to plan and to make sure you get the most out of your COSA Annual Conference experience.

We hope to see you in Seaside in just a few weeks.

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