Oregon Civics Conference

2021 Oregon Civics Conference for Teachers

Growing Civic Community

Thank you to everyone who joined Classroom Law Project on December 3 & 4 for the annual Oregon Civics Conference for Teachers!

View recorded sessions on the Educator Resource Community page.

We kicked off the conference on Friday, December 3, 2021, with a keynote from Representative Ricki Ruiz on our theme of Growing Civic Community, and the announcement of our 2021-22 Civic Educator of the Year.

Saturday was full day of synchronous workshops, including sessions featuring speakers from the offices of the Oregon Secretary of State, the Governor, and the Oregon Attorney General, along with speakers from the Oregon Jewish Museum & Center for Holocaust Education, Oregon Department of Education, Western Oregon University, Reimagine Oregon, Next Up, the Oregon Community Foundation, Confluence, and more. All sessions were recorded and available asynchronously after the conference.


Oregon Civic Scholar for OCC

Through the generous support of civics education by the Oregon State Legislature and the Oregon Department of Education, each year we are able to recognize two exceptional teachers from each district as Civic Scholars. Visit here for more information about becoming an Oregon Civic Scholar for OCC.

Depending on the year, Civic Scholars could receive:

  • Travel stipends, hotel accommodations, and substitute coverage
  • Free registration for the conference
  • Access to fully digital live workshops and resources
  • Stipends and additional materials as needed
  • Professional Development Units
  • Fun and useful gifts sent in advance of the conference
  • Access to our new We the Teachers Educator Resource Community

For more information, please contact Beth Cook.