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Friday, December 2, 2011: Oregon Civics Day for Educators. It’s the Law! OREGON CIVICS CONFERENCE FOR TEACHERS State Ca...

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Friday, December 2, 2011: Oregon Civics Day for Educators. It’s the Law!

OREGON CIVICS CONFERENCE FOR TEACHERS State Capitol Building, Salem

DRAFT AGENDA updated 11/28/11

Classroom Law Project offers a special thanks to the Office of the Oregon Secretary of State and Saling Foundation for their generous support of this conference and civic education Galleria, Capitol Building, 1st floor

8:00

Registration

8:20-8:45

Welcome Senate Chambers and Gallery Marilyn Cover, Executive Director Classroom Law Project Law-Related Educator of the Year Award: Richard English, Parkrose High School

9:00-10:10 Breakout Session I 1. Elections 101 C, H Don DeFord, Rosalyn Lever – Secretary of State’s Office, Elections Division Location: Hearing Room C 2. Woman Suffrage: Century of Action C, M, H Prof. Kimberly Jensen – Western Oregon University Location: Hearing Room E 3. Project Citizen E, M, H Paul Nolan – Teacher Sunridge Middle School, Pendleton Location: Hearing Room F 10:25-11:35 Breakout Session II 4. Gearing Up for Elections 2012 C Janie Har – The Oregonian; Len Bergstein – Political Analyst (tbc) Location: Hearing Room C 5. Yes! to Violent Video Games? Exploring Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Assn. M, H Hon. Sue Leeson – Oregon Supreme Court, retired Location: Hearing Room F 6. Girls Get to Vote, Too! E, M Marilyn Cover – Executive Director Classroom Law Project Location: Hearing Room E

11:35-12:45

LUNCH Location: Hearing Room 350 (3rd floor) Grab and go: okay to eat here or take your sandwich elsewhere in the building. Holiday music in the Capitol Rotunda. Also: 12:10-12:40 optional tours (assemble at 12:05, leaving at 12:10) 1. Golden Pioneer (weather permitting) or Governor’s office, or 2. Supreme Court Courtroom For both, meet at registration table, Galleria

12:55-1:15

Governor Kitzhaber Location: Hearing Room F

Please be prompt!

1:30-2:40 Breakout Session III 7. Secretary of State – What’s That About? Kate Brown – Oregon Secretary of State Location: Hearing Room C

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8. Education Policy in Oregon, Where Is It Headed? C Ben Cannon – Education Policy Advisor to the Governor Location: Hearing Room F 2:55-4:00 Breakout Session IV 9. Unpacking the Court: Understanding Oregon’s Judicial Branch C, M, H Hon. Thomas Balmer – Oregon Supreme Court Location: Hearing Room C 10. Peeling the Onion: Oregon Econ without Tears C, M, H Steve Novick – Economic Analyst, Civic Leader, Candidate Location: Hearing Room E 11. iCivics: Gaming for Government E, M, H Paul Nolan – Teacher, Sunridge Middle School, Pendleton Location: Hearing Room F 4:00-4:15

Closing remarks, paperwork (remain in your workshop)

4:15

Adjourn

You are welcome to attend any workshop. The following code may help you decide. C: Citizen – workshops are appropriate for all; they provide information to help you in your role as a citizen of Oregon. E: Elementary – teachers of elementary grades will find classroom-ready information. M: Middle – teachers of middle grades will find information they can use in the classroom. H: High – high school teachers will learn content that may be used in classrooms.