Oregon ASCD
About Us
Professional Learning
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The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) calls on parents, educators, policymakers, and communities to join forces to ensure our children become productive, engaged citizens. Our children deserve an education that emphasizes academic rigor as well as the essential 21st-century skills of critical thinking and creativity.

Belief Statements

We believe that:

  • Meaningful learning touches the heart and excites the mind and spirit
  • High academic standards are the foundation of meaningful learning
  • Leadership with integrity is essential
  • Respecting diversity among people strenghtens the fabric of every community
  • Taking risks and confronting challenges are opportunities for growth
  • An educated citizenry committed to civic duty is imperative to building a healthy, dynamic, and democratic community
  • Children thrive when caring adults are committed to their learning
  • Supporting each other as learners will nourish our growth


  • Provide leadership and networking opportunities.
  • Sponsor student chapters for universities throughout the state.
  • Collaborate and cooperate with other educational organizations.
  • Conduct conferences and seminars that will improve education in Oregon.
  • Provide Web access to professional development and educational resources.
  • Promote and demonstrate high-quality professional development in all we do.
  • Develop relationships with state and nationally elected leaders to influence educational policy.

Upcoming Events

Feb. 16, 2018
Future Teachers Conference
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For more information, contact Samantha Steele

March 5, 2018
Trauma Informed Practice Regional Summit
Part I: "Trauma is a Word, Not a Sentence"
Blue Mountain Conference Center, La Grande
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March 6, 2018
Trauma Informed Practice Series
Part III: For those who have attended Parts I&II
Keizer Community Center
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April 4, 2018
Trauma Informed Practice Regional Summit
Part II: For those who have attended Part I training
Running Y Ranch, Klamath Falls
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April 6, 2018
Trauma Informed Practice Regional Summit
Part I: "Trauma is a Word, Not a Sentence"
Marshfield High School, Coos Bay
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