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OCTE Spring Conference
Saturday, April 30, 2016
SILVERTON HIGH SCHOOL • 1456 Pine Street • Silverton, OR 97381
Call for Proposals
Call for proposals deadline:
January 30, 2016
Ellen Howard is the author of more than a dozen books for young readers, including the picture books "Log Cabin Quilt", which won the Christopher Award, "Log Cabin Christmas", and "Log Cabin Church". Known for her historical fiction, she is also a contributing author to “Am I Blue? Coming Out of the Silence”, a short-story collection dealing with LGBT (gay/lesbian/ bisexual/transgender) issues by some of 1995's top authors. She has presented at NCTE Regional and teaches writing for children and young adults at Vermont College's MFA program.
Teacher Grant Opportunity
OCTE offers grants (annually) to assist teachers in the classroom. Grants of $150 - $300, are available to develop curriculum, purchase materials, or for other uses that enhance instruction in language arts/literacy.
Submit grant application online.
(Only online submissions accepted.)
Grant submission deadline is February 15
Recipient decisions made by March 15
· Must be an OCTE member.
· Submit receipts.
· Present grant project at a Spring or Fall OCTE conference.
· Checks dispersed at Spring Conference.
Conference registration covered by OCTE for Spring award presentation.
Oregon English Journal
Call for Manuscripts
Theme: Imagining Creativity in Language Arts
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Teacher Fellowship Program is designed to immerse participants in advanced historical and pedagogical issues relating to the Holocaust. Join the program’s exclusive national corps of skilled teachers who serve as leaders in Holocaust education in their schools, communities, and professional organizations.
If you are a secondary school educator or community college professor who has been teaching about the Holocaust for at least five years, please consider applying. For more information about the program, or to access to the online application, please see the attached PDF or visit the website.