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Scholarship for Oregon Teacher

Parents of Autistic Children of Oregon's mission is to educate the community on effective autism treatment. One way of doing this is to create a pool of qualified individuals to conduct trainings, consultation and assessments. We feel there is a tremendous need in the Oregon and SW Washington area and we are looking for an educational professional (preferably a public school special educator) who wants to further his or her contribution to the field of special education. POAC of Oregon takes great pride in offering one scholarship (over $500 value) for tuition for the Association of Direct Instruction Conference in Eugene, Oregon from July 22nd through July 26th, 2007. For more information on the conference, please see: http://poac-or.org/files/Eug_Bro_07_web.pdf. Graduate credits are available through the University of Oregon. There is an application packet that must be completed before you can be considered. Application is here: http://poac-or.org/?q=node/39 The agreement to be signed is located here: http://poac-or.org/?q=node/38 Applications are due (postmarked) by May 15th, 2007. POAC of Oregon will notify the selected scholarship recipient by June 1st, 2007 via email. In return, the scholarship recipient will provide two 2-hour workshops over a 12 month period. Workshops will take place in or near scholarship recipient’s school district. Workshop materials and presentation will be approved by the POAC of Oregon Board of Directors. All costs associated with putting on the workshop (handouts, equipment, room) will be paid and arranged by POAC of Oregon. Please feel free to email any questions by clicking on "Contact us" at http://poac-or.org.

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