Summer Institute

Classroom Law Project 2019 Summer Institute
June 24 – 26, 2019
Willamette University College of Law, Salem, OR

Featuring scholars and experts who will engage participants around important executive power topics:

  • Governor Barbara Roberts, former Oregon Secretary of State, Lieutenant Governor, and Governor (1991-1995)
  • James Fitzhenry, former White House staff for President George H.W. Bush as Assistant Director of the Office of Policy Development and the Office of Cabinet Affairs
  • Misha Isaak, General Counsel for Governor Kate Brown.
  • Justices of the Oregon Supreme Court, in a conversation about the Court’s relationship to Oregon’s governor

This year, participants received a copy of Gov. Roberts’ book, Up the Capitol Steps: A Woman’s March to the Governorship, to read ahead of time in anticipation of our conversation with the governor.

Participants in Summer Institute receive the following:

  • Lodging, Meals, Materials, and a Travel Stipend;
  • up to 40 PDUs;
  • A copy of Gov. Roberts’ book, Up the Capitol Steps
  • Quality time in workshops with experts in the field of federal and state executive power;
  • Digital tools and collaborative opportunities;
  • Practice in fun and versatile strategies you can use in the classroom;
  • A tour of the Oregon Capitol;
  • A tour of the Oregon Supreme Court and conversations with a Supreme Court Justice & Appeals Court Judge
  • Up to 3 available full credits from Lewis & Clark Graduate School (each credit = 30 PDUs) (at a reduced price for participants);
  • Collaboration design time with teachers from around the state;
  • Three days of exciting ideas, professional growth, and FUN!