Course Title

PDSI 9922 Prepared, Positive & Personable: Educating to Inspire the Next Generation!

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
  • Replinish, Rejuvinate & 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, June 26, 2017 End Date: Friday, June 30, 2017 (4:00pm - 6:00pm Wellness Daily)

Start time: 08:00 a.m.

End time: 06:00 p.m.

Venue: Roseburg High School

Address: 400 West Harvard Ave. Roseburg, OR 97470



Enroll now before prices increase!

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

Contact Your Site Coordinator

Hillary McClintick

Eugene/Roseburg Site Coordinator
11 years

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Featured Speakers

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.

Paul Weill

Paul Weill is a former middle and high school language arts and social studies teacher, curriculum and staff development specialist, and school improvement leader. He is currently the Curriculum Coordinator for the Springfield Public Schools in Springfield, Oregon where he provides teacher training in effective instructional practices. Paul is also Co-Principal of Gateways High School. Paul is very involved in literacy reform and has a particular interest and passion for helping struggling adolescent readers. Paul has presented widely on topics including reading, writing, differentiated instruction, brain-based teaching and learning, project learning, performance assessment and critical thinking. He is especially interested in helping students think to learn. Title: Good Thinkers Aren’t Born—They Are Made: Why We Must Teach Thinking to Learn This is an activity-based workshop that is designed to help teachers of any grade level or content area magnify the power of critical thinking and questioning in order to reach higher levels of student engagement, learning and achievement.

Nicole Zwink

I received my BA in Physical Education from the University of Northern Iowa. I then went on to earn my Masters of Exercise Science with an emphasis in Physical Education for Special Populations. I have spent my career teaching in New Mexico, Iowa and Oregon in a variety of positions in the realm of Physical Education. I moved to Oregon in 2002 and live in Eugene with my husband and three children.

Title: Collaborative Learning and Movement

In this seminar I will present a variety of different fitness activities, games and ideas for use in your Physical Education classes. This will be beneficial for both Physical Education teachers and classroom teachers.

Matt Coleman

Matt Coleman is the Executive Director of the Educational Policy Improvement Center in Eugene, Oregon. He has over 20 years experience in education as a science teacher, high school assistant principal, middle school principal, high school principal, Secondary Education Director, and Assistant Superintendent. Matt received his doctorate from the University of Oregon with an emphasis in learning assessment systems and performance.

Title: The Four Keys to College and Career Readiness

This course will focus on developing a shared understanding of college and career readiness by exploring the Four Keys to College and Career Readiness – a model developed by Dr. David Conley and the Education Policy Improvement Center.

Kathy Arendsen

Kathy is a Eugene based Financial Advisor for VALIC Financial Advisors. She specializes working Oregon PERS members. Kathy speaks at 13 PERS seminars each year assisting members with financial planning and understanding the very complicated Oregon PERS pension program. Kathy is in her second career after coaching collegiate softball for 30 years. She is pleased to be in her 4th year of presenting at the Summer Institute.

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.