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Equal Opportunity Day Awards Dinner to feature Chief Education Officer keynote speaker, Dr. Nancy Golden

Join us on October 7, 2014 at the Urban League of Portland’s annual Equal Opportunity Awards Dinner, featuring keynote by Dr. Nancy Golden.Nancy_Golden_highres

Dr. Golden brings more than 35 years of experience as an educational leader in Oregon to her role as Chief Education Officer, beginning as a special education teacher in 1974.  She formerly served as the superintendent for Springfield Public Schools in Springfield, Oregon from 2003-2013. In 2011, she served as Educational  Policy Advisor to the Governor and was selected as Oregon’s Superintendent of the Year.

In 2004, Nancy was appointed by the governor to the Literacy Leadership State Steering Committee and was profiled in the January edition of The School Administrator. A former director for the University of Oregon’s Administrative Licensure Program, she is an expert in learning organizations, group process, facilitation skills, school supervision, and curriculum delivery and design.  Nancy obtained her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Oregon in 1987.

Nancy is highly regarded for her interest in promoting equity in our schools. She was one of two winners of the 2012 Tom Ruhl Leadership for Equity Award by the Oregon Leadership Network; in 2009 she received the Springfield Alliance for Equality and Respect’s Human Rights Leadership Award. On October 7th, Nancy will share her vision for Oregon’s educational future.

The Urban League of Portland

2014 Equal Opportunity Day Awards Dinner

Tuesday, October 7th at 5:30 p.m.
Oregon Convention Center
777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Portland, Oregon 97232 

Enjoy music, cocktails and dinner at this important opportunity to support the work of Urban League, helping to empower African Americans and other Oregonians to achieve equality in education, employment, and economic security.

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