2015 ORS 336.029¹
Oregon Civics Day for Teachers
  • funding

(1) The first Friday in December is known as the Oregon Civics Day for Teachers.

(2) The purpose of the Oregon Civics Day for Teachers is to give teachers the opportunity to learn about civics in Oregon for the purpose of assisting them in providing high-quality instruction in civics.

(3) School districts are urged to encourage teachers to participate in professional development opportunities that are focused on civics and that are provided on the first Friday in December.

(4)(a) The Department of Education shall administer a process for providing funding for activities related to an annual conference dedicated to Oregon civics and held on Oregon Civics Day for Teachers. Moneys distributed under this subsection must be used to:

(A) Award grants to two public school teachers from each legislative district to assist the teachers with paying expenses incurred to attend the conference.

(B) Assist a nonprofit organization with operating expenses incurred in relation to the conference.

(C) Provide technical and professional assistance to teachers who attended the conference.

(b) The department may enter into a contract with a nonprofit organization for the purpose of awarding grants under this subsection. [2009 c.419 §1; 2015 c.731 §1]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 336—Conduct of Schools Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors336.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.