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Current Program


Clock hours are available online through The Heritage Institute: HERE
*Course Number: SS417c
**Clock hours are available by mail: Clock Hours Registration Form

1 semester credit is available through Lewis & Clark: Syllabus.NWT4SJConference.Oct2014


Download this year’s program now! 2014 Program


The 7th Annual Northwest Conference on Teaching for Social Justice

October 18th, 2014
Madison High School
2735 NE 82nd Ave. Portland, Oregon 97220

Keynote Speaker: Enid Lee
Disrupting Systems of Racism in Our Districts, Schools, & Classrooms

Special Guest: Stan Karp
Surviving School Reform: When the Reformers Come to Town

Additional Information:

For information regarding housing or transpiration: email
Participants sign-up for workshops on the morning of the event.
Professional development opportunities are available!

Special Invitation:
An Evening with Angela Johnson
Diversity, Race and Culture in Schools

Spend the evening with Author Angela Johnson!
Discounted tickets for NWTSJ attendees!
Check it out!  Go NOW to 2014 OASL Fall Event .

October 18, 2014
Reception at 5pm
Event 7:30-9pm

Previous NWTSJ Conference Highlights:

Watch Curtis Acosta’s 2013 keynote address HERE
The keynote begins at the 5:30 mark!

Click HERE to watch the 2012 Keynote Address: Bob Peterson
“One Teacher’s Journey to Teaching & Organizing for Justice”

Click HERE to watch the 2012 Pannel on:Transforming Teachers Unions
“Transforming Teachers Unions: How Can Unions be a Force for Social Justice?”
Featuring: Adam Sanchez, Gwen Sullivan, Jesse Hagopian, Emily Crum, & Bob Peterson


Samples of Past Years’ Workshops:

  • Education & Capitalism: Struggles for Learning and Liberation
  • Taking Back the Statistics: Mathematics as a Tool for Inquiry
  • Cultural Cues for Working with African Americans
  • Facing Cancer: Social Justice Curriculum for the Biology Classroom
  • Interrupting Oppression in the Classroom
  • Supporting Undocumented American Youth in Uncertain Times
  • Gender and Sexuality 101
  • Unearthing the Voices Silenced by History
  • Towards Social Justice Unionism: Transforming Teacher Unions
  • Sharing the Power of Practice: Writing About Teaching for Social Justice for Rethinking Schools


We seek out and strive to offer workshops that:

  • Express a social justice perspective
  • Are hands on and practical
  • Give participants a chance to talk to one another

For more information, or to submit a workshop proposal, click here.


Resource Fair

Over 800 educators, students, and parents participated in last year’s Northwest Conference on Teaching for Social Justice.  The conference offers the opportunity for participants to build social justice networks of people, knowledge, and resources.

Some past Resource Fair participants include:

  • Asian Counseling and Referral Services
  • Avivara
  • Coffee Strong
  • Community and Parents for Public Schools
  • Cross Cultural Connections
  • GirlStrength
  • Institute for Human Education
  • Rethinking Schools
  • Seattle Solidarity Network
  • Sustainable World Coalition
  • Washington State Holocaust Education Resource Center
  • Haymarket Books

Registration for this year’s Resource Fair is now open.

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