Course Title

PDSI 9921 – Equity, Mindset and Whole Educator Potential!

Event Description

This rejuvenating conference includes everything you’ve grown to expect from SI and more.

  • Relational Equity
  • Relevant Standards-Based Presentations
  • Interesting PLC Collaboration Component
  • Place Based Education Day Trips
  • Effective Implementation of the Common Core
  • Important Wellness Activities
  • Innovative Technology
  • Replenish, Rejuvenate & Remember Why You Teach.

Course Information

  • 3 – 4 Semester University of the Pacific Graduate Level Credits in 5-6 days
  • Three-credit class is a forty-five hour week (3 semester units = 4.5 quarter credits). Four credit class is a 60 hour week (4 semester units = 6 quarter units)
  • University of the Pacific (non-profit/WASC approved)
  • Save money with Early Bird registration and Group Rates! (3 or more from the same school

Event Details

Dates: Start Date: Monday, July 10, 2017 End Date: Friday, July 14, 2017 4 credit participants attend a sixth PBE day July 15, 2017 (4:00pm - 6:00pm Wellness Daily)

Start time: 08:00 a.m.

End time: 06:00 p.m.

Venue: Prairie Mountain School

Address: Meadow View School, 1855 Legacy Street, Eugene, OR 97402



Enroll now before prices increase!

There will be a $100 non refundable deposit and no refunds after June 1.

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Hillary McClintick

Eugene/Roseburg Site Coordinator
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Featured Speakers

Leigh Anne Jasheway, M.P.H.

Award Winning Humor Speaker and Author

Title: Humor and Stress Management

Laughter can improve your health, boost your creativity, unlock your heart, and make your life livelier. And, as, Jimmy Buffett said, “If we didn’t laugh, we’d all go insane.” We all have stress – whether it’s a major stress such as a chronic illness or having lost a job, or a minor stress such as a bad hair cut or an argument with your teenager about nose rings (you want one, he/she thinks you’d look silly!) But if you can choose a humor perspective from which to view your stresses, you will live a longer, happier life, even if you do have bad hair days every day.

Jahmad Canley

Jahmad’s endless dedication to empowerment and education for all people has allowed him the privilege to work with colleges, schools, communities, corporations, and teams around the world. Internationally known as a masterful story teller, culture transformation consultant, and peak performance coach Jahmad focuses on helping people and organizations accomplish their goals and fulfill their potential.

Title: Potential Unleashed – From Potential to Reality

Many people know that in this ever changing world and educational landscape we are often being asked to do more with less. What you may not know is that culture, conditioning, and thought habits are either the keys to releasing or the very barriers to potential success.

Dr. Bill Hayne

Director of Teacher Education, Lewis-Clark State College. A member of the Assiniboine/Sioux Indian Nations of Montana Bill was born, raised and schooled on the Nez Perce and Shoshone/Bannock Reservations in Idaho. Over the past 32 years Bill has served in the education field in a variety of capacities, with an emphasis upon Indian education. Bill served as Principal for a K-8th grade tribal school for the Lummi Indian Nation in Bellingham, Washington, where he and his staff redesigned the curriculum, built a new school campus, and developed several youth and school/community leadership teams. For the past 22 years Bill has been a faculty member in the division of education for Lewis-Clark State College, as well as an education and health consultant.

Title: Diversifying Instructional Design to Cultivate Student Success

This workshop will focus upon an examination of instructional design from the framework of diverse learners in the classroom. Whether this diversity reflects cultural and ethnic variation, learning challenges and ability variance, or behavioral complications teachers are challenged to create classrooms that provide heightened engagement levels in all students. Students from diverse cultural and learning backgrounds bring tremendous talent, aptitude and capability to enhance educational practice yet these are so often overlooked in the midst of all the other demands teachers face.

Marah Walden

After teaching 5 years at Sunnyside High School in Sunnyside, WA, Marah attended Gonzaga University and received an MA in Organizational Leadership and Teambuilding. She currently teaches at Davis High School in Yakima, WA, and enjoys leading the Link Crew program at her school and volunteering with Young Life.

Title: Creating Community in the Classroom

As teachers, we want to push our kids academically. However, if they don’t feel safe socially, they may be hesitant to take risks in class. By investing time at the start of the year to help kids get to know each other, you will be able to challenge them academically sooner in the year.

Cydney Vandercar

Cydney Vandercar began her career teaching advanced mathematics at South Eugene High School in Eugene School District 4J in 1992. She transitioned to administration in 2000 becoming the Assistant Principal at South Eugene High School. In the Fall of 2004 she was named principal at Spencer Butte Middle School and four years later she moved into the principalship at Cal Young Middle School. Currently she is the Workforce Planning and Staffing Administrator in the Human Resources Department in the Eugene School District 4J. Cydney firmly believes that pre-teaching best practice is the best way to avoid possible pitfalls in the classroom and school settings.

Title: The Importance Of Building Relationships

This presentation will discuss the importance of building relationships within a program with students, fellow staff members and parents.

Dainean Nelson

Social Studies Teacher, Bethel School District

Title: Building a Basic Digital Toolbox

Demonstrations of digital options for engagement, instruction, and assessment at the secondary level. This workshop will have participants use programs as students would, eventually creating classroom materials during the event, as well as reflecting on the value each program or method brings to the classroom.

Kris Kartub

Kris is a Eugene-based Financial Advisor for VALIC Financial Advisors. After a career in education, Kris is now utilizing her economic and mathematics degrees to teach others the fundamental principles of investing and financial planning. Kris specializes in working with K-12 teachers and administrators and is passionate about helping them establish long-term financial success.

Title: Reduce Mental Stress with Retirement 101

We will discuss all tiers of Oregon PERS, what the annual performance was for 2014 and any other pertinent information or updates that all PERS members should know. We will also talk about investment options such as 403b (TSA), Roth IRAs and mutual fund investments. If time allows, we may touch on Social Security strategies as well.