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Our 2nd edcampOCSS is being held on Saturday, April 16th, 2016in Franz Hall @ University of Portland

5000 N Willamette Blvd,

Portland, OR 97203

We'll begin with coffee in room 206. Look for signs to guide you.

The campus can be accessed from the main entrance on N. Willamette Blvd.
The main parking lot is on the right hand side of the main driveway for the school.

Let's include some new voices.
Bring someone who's new to Edcamp...BYOB–Bring Your Own Buddy!

Calling all educators interested in Literacy strategies in content area, Social Studies, History,

Geography, Government, and Economics who live in the NW. Plus Humanities, Librarians, Technology and Administrators. K-12 plus college level.

What is edcampOCSS?
An edcamp is a unconference-style day of professional development organized and given by the local participants.

Sign up to attend here!

What do you want to talk about? What are other people talking about?

Have a topic you'd like to lead or attend?

What should I bring?
Bring a friend and a device (either a laptop or mobile device) with wireless internet access to view the website,
see the sessions, take notes and view online resources discussed throughout the day.

Students are welcome at EdCampPDX! Please bring them and their perspective. Make sure to add them to the list so they'll get a lunch.Don't worry, we'll put them to work!

Do you tweet?
Yes! Twitter updates about #edcampOCSS. Follow @ocss14 on Twitter.

Follow us on FacebookOregon Council for the Social Studies & edcampOCSS

What does it cost?
The day is FREE!!!

What about lunch?
Who says there's no such thing as a free lunch? We've got one - courtesy of

What are the goals of edcampOCSS?
✪ Networking: Connect educators in the Portland / Oregon / SW Washington area
✪ Instructional Practices: Learn new curriculum ideas, best practices, and/or tech integration ideas from other educators
✪ Personalized: You customize your own PD by suggesting, facilitating and attending sessions about topics that interest you!

What is the schedule? (updated February 2014)

8:30 am - 9:00 am

Gathering and organizing of the day
9:00 am - 9:15 am

Meet and greet
9:15 am - 9:30 am

Get to know ya
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Session 1
10:30 am - 10:45 am

Transition with new pitches
10:45 pm - 11:45 pm

Session 2
11:45 pm - 12:30 pm

12:30 - 12:45 pm

Transition with new pitches
12:45pm - 1:45 pm

Session 3
1:45 - 2:15 pm

S'more sharing and evaluation

Go somewhere for beers

Shared EdCampPDX Notes Doc