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2017 TEACH-IN Schedule

2017 TeachIN Workshop Program by session and title:

Parking: parking in the COE parking lot is free on Saturday. Neighborhood street parking is free for two hours.

Registration Check-in Beall Concert Hall, in Frohnmayer Hall 8:00 - 8:45

Welcome keynote: Beall Concert Hall: 8:35 - 9:05

You Are Going To Change The World
Brett Bigham, 2014 Oregon State Teacher of the Year and recipient of the NEA National Award for Teaching Excellence, OSSCC Board Member.

#I Wish My Teacher Knew
In 2015, a news story about a third-grade teacher’s classroom assignment went viral on Twitter under the hashtag #IWishMyTeacherKnew. To begin the 2017 UOTeach-In we will hear from three UO seniors some of the things they each wish their teacher knew.  King Green, Samantha Berguin, and Isaiah Nixon each accepted the challenge of sharing with you some of the ways they felt invisible while they were in school.

Session I: 9:15-10:30 AM

  • Courageous Conversations Teachers, Leah and Rena Dunbar, Jesse Scott, & Susan Dwoskin (Secondary), Hedco 220
  • Teaching Indigenous Issues -- Where do we Begin? Jimmy Snyder (KS Kickapoo), UO COE CSSE PhD candidate, Hedco 142
  • So you have your ESOL endorsement, now what? Jeannine McIntyre, English Language Development Teacher, Bethel  (K-12th), Hedco 144
  • Using Science Podcasts to Instigate Ethical Debates in the Classroom, Katie Fitch, CSSE Doctoral candidate with UOTeach Travis Bean and Kereth Curliss, Hedco 146
  •  Lokey 176

Session II: 10:45 - 12:00 PM

  • Teachers in Transition: What Teachers Can do to Transform their Classrooms into Gender Inclusive Spaces, Max Skorodinsky (TransPonder), Sarah Swofford (TransParent), Lisa Raffin (TransParent), Karin Moscon (ODE), andRelee Davis (Bethel, S.D.), in Hedco 220
  • Say it with Art! -- Accessing Language Learning Through the Arts, Zehra Greenleaf & Jennifer Orlandini (K-5th), Hedco 142
  • Integrating Belonging, Representation and Voice into the Science Classroom and Curriculum, Sierra Dawson, Asst Vice Provost for UO Academic Affairs, Robin Hopkins, Austin Hocker, in Hedco 144
  • High Stakes Testing, Social Justice, and Resistance. Sam Krop, Laura Farrelly, and Colleen Hunter, CAPE, Hedco 146
  • Our Innate Connection with All Two-leggeds Thru the Power of Stories: Challenging Racism, Ignorance, Hate, Prejudice and Injustice. Debbie LaCrox (Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota Oyate), Native Educator, in Lokey 176

Lunch by YiShen Restaurant: 12:00 - 1:00

Fireside Chat 12:30

Conversation with Will Ritter, Jacaby series author, high school English teacher and UOTeach alumn. Hedco lobby

Session III: 1:15 - 2:30 PM

  • North Eugene High School GANAS / MeChA Student Panel: hosted by co-advisors NEHS Paola Massingham (González) Latino Family Liaison and Jill Torres, Eugene teacher, Hedco 220
  • Tribal Values, Culture, and History as a Foundation for Teaching and Learning Within the Dominant Culture, Joseph Scott (Siletz) and Crystal Boulton-Scott (Siletz), Cultural Heritage Board Member and Educator, Hedco 142
  • Creating a positive classroom community through Welcoming Schools: Inclusiveness and building empathy, Rachel Hsieh & Brittany Dorris: Bethel (Elementary), Hedco 144
  • Teacher Facilitated Critical Civic Engagement: Involving Students in Local Decision-Making, Jenoge Khatter, Eugene 4J (Secondary), Hedco 146
  • Lifting Everyone's Voice: How Gender Plays into Class Participation and Discussion, Jerami Campbell, Erica Milkovich, & Nate West (Secondary), Lokey 176

Program Keynote Speakers: 2:45 - 3:45, Hedco 220


Turning Theory into Teacher Practice: Native American Content and Pedagogy in the Classroom

Dr. Leilani Sabzalian (Alutiiq), Assistant Professor of Indigenous Studies in Education
Dr. Tina Gutierez-Schmich, Bethel Equity Dir.
Brittany Dooris, 5th Grade Teacher Prairie Mountain
Rachel Hsieh, 4th Grade Teacher Malabon
Shanna Davis, 8th Grade Teacher Spencer Butte

OSSCC Annual Awards: 4:00 - 6:00, Hedco 220

  • Oregon Safe Schools Teacher Awards - Come help Oregon Safe Schools and Communities Coalition celebrate those who are leading the way to reduce bullying, harassment and violence in schools at the 2017 Safe Schools Awards. Together with our coalition members from around the state we will acknowledge outstanding work being done by Districts, Schools, Adult Allies, Students and Organizations.

TeachIN Dec 2, 2017 - Registration
Location Map - UO College of Education & Music School