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Migration and Education Conference and Forum

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Links: About the conference | Program schedule | Presentations and press coverage | Location | Registration | Parking | Meals | Disability Services l Contact


Photo collage:

Panelists, presenters and attendees enriched the event through participation and perspective.


About the conference:

A collaboration between the WOU College of Education and College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, in cooperation with Salem-Keizer Public Schools and Hispanic and Russian/Ukranian communities in the area.


  • Four topical panels of experts throughout the day.


  • University students, faculty, and administrators
  • State, regional and local decision-makers
  • K-12 educators, students, administrators and school boards
  • Other community leaders and the general public

Location: Werner University Center, Columbia Room - 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.


To register: This event is free. So we can plan, please let us know your interest in attending by e-mailing We invite and encourage you to attend any portion of the day's meetings.


Parking: Park free in any WOU lot by picking up a day pass at the conference registration table.


Meals: Light morning refreshments will be served. Lunch is on your own. A variety of eateries and comfortable seating areas are located throughout the building.


Disability services: For information and accommodation, please contact:

WOU Office of Disability Services

Academic Programs and Support Center, Room 405

E-mail . Phone 503-838-8250 (V/TTY) . Fax 503-838-8721

Contact information

For further details, please contact the coordinator of this event:

Patricio R. Ortiz, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of ESOL/Bilingual Education

Western Oregon University

Division of Teacher Education - College of Education

Monmouth, Oregon 97361

E-mail . Phone 503-838-8414


College of Education 503-838-8471 | or e-mail:
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