Oregon Civics Conference



2020 Oregon Civics Conference for Teachers:

Community, Collaboration, Courage

Registration now open!

This year’s conference will be a virtual, asynchronous experience designed with your needs in mind. You will get the same high-quality engagement with civic and government leaders, scholars, activists, and educators you’ve come to expect from Classroom Law Project, along with access to new curriculum and distance learning resources.

Register now as a Civic Scholar to be sponsored by an Oregon legislator, and receive a stipend for attending, along with other benefits, as part of your participation in the conference.


This year’s Conference will feature the following:

    • Opening live/asynchronous mixed plenary Session (4:00pm, December 4, 2020) featuring:
        • Our Keynote speaker, Oregon Supreme Court Justice Adrienne Nelson
        • Awarding of the 2020-21 Civic Educator of the Year!


    • Multiple asynchronously accessible workshops that provide immediately useable resources and materials for remote learning (will be updated as more workshops are confirmed):
        • Oregon’s Ethnic Studies standards and requirements
        • Oregon’s Indigenous communities and ways of learning
        • Mock Trial in a digital and remote environment
        • Engaging Current Events in a digital and remote environment
        • Geography and Civics: The Big Map!
        • Upcoming Oregon Legislative topics


    • The opportunity to earn a Lewis & Clark graduate semester credit and up to 26 PDUs
    • Connection with the State Representative or Senator who sponsors you as a Civic Scholar
    • A free copy of What Unites Us, by Dan Rather, along with other great swag and materials sent directly to you
    • A $100 stipend which you can use to register for Lewis & Clark graduate credit or for other supports of your choice, or substitute coverage for the day of the conference.


Register now and join us!


If you have any questions, please email Cari Zall