OCTE 2014 Fall Conference:
Saturday, October 4, 2014
Wilsonville High School
Registration now open!
Keynote by Brian Doyle
Award-winning author, essayist, and Editor of the University of Portland's Portland Magazine, Brian Doyle
A rambling headlong insistence that stories matter, stories save lives, stories are crucial holy wild food, stories are the slender pillars on which we build lives and countries and the astonishing future, stories are how we hold hands and fend off greed and violence and the murder of memory, stories are how kids tiptoe out from behind their brokenness and fears and masks toward who they might amazingly be; and maybe talk about basketball and hawks if we have time.
Literacy in the News:
Starting literacy early Program offers books to every young child in Eugene
September 11, 2014
Oregon's SMART program receives $50,000 prize
The Statesman Journal
September 3, 2014
Best ideas for Oregon's next education budget? Panel charged with answering can't decide
September 8, 2014
Students in dual language programs will face extra hurdles on ...
Aug 31, 2014
And unlike the Oregon Assessment of Knowledge and Skills, ... in two languages really do develop high levels of literacy and math," she said.
Study shows reading aloud to kids helps literacy skills
The American Academy of Pediatrics has released their first ever policy statement focused on literacy promotion and they are urging pediatricians to ...
The Oregon Spirit Book Award committee has chosen the winners of the Oregon Spirit Book Awards for 2013.
Authors will receive their awards at the OCTE Fall Conference on
October 4, 2014, at Wilsonville High School.
Oregon English Journal
Call for Manuscripts
The Oregon English Journal invites you to submit articles and practical teaching ideas for the spring 2015 issue:
"Using Oregon Literature in the Classroom"
Submit manuscripts no later than February 1, 2015.