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OSLA serves educators, communities, and learners of all ages by supporting research-based literacy development that prioritizes equitable access, honors and celebrates diversity, and promotes social justice. 

An affiliate of the International Literacy Association (ILA)

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Igniting Curiosity & Cultivating Literacy for All, K-12 • October 26, 2024

Designed to empower K-12 educators and college students, this gathering promises a rich variety of insights, strategies, and networking opportunities aimed at elevating literacy instruction for all learners.

At the heart of this conference lies a simple yet profound belief: literacy is the cornerstone of learning. As 21st century educators, we hold the power to ignite curiosity and foster literacy skills in every student. With this vision in mind, educators from across Oregon and Washington are invited to participate and learn together. 

Our keynote speaker, Dr. Eugenia Mora-Flores, will share her insights, research, and strategies for effectively supporting multilingual learners in achieving academic success. Professor of Education at the University of Southern California and respected author, Dr. Mora-Flores brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the conference. Don't miss this inspiring address from a leader in the field!

> Engaging concurrent sessions will offer practical, classroom strategies around literacy topics including: 

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8:15 am - 3:00 pm Parkrose High School •  12003 NE Shaver St, Portland, OR 97220

Registration Fees: Includes continental breakfast and lunch

$60 Member Oregon State Literacy Association

$85 Non-Member: includes one year membership in OSLA and OCTE

$30 College students; retired educators


*Unsure of your OSLA membership status? Email Stacey Dolezal at membership@oregonread.org

This conference is hosted by the the Oregon State Literacy Association and the Oregon Council Teachers of English 

Conference Sponsor: Teacher Created Materials

Check out the strategy session recordings from this great day of free professional learning!

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