Saturday, April 17, 2021

Welcome!

Thanks for joining us as we celebrate the many successes our students and schools have had during the last year while connecting with other students across the state!

The virtual Summit activities are listed in order by time of day below. Be sure to scroll all the way down the page so you don’t miss anything!

Summit activities are presented in Zoom and Vimeo Live. If you are using a school-issued computer to participate, either of those two platforms may be blocked due to firewall restrictions. If that’s the case, we recommend connecting with a personal or non school-issued device.

 

Are you ready for a great day? Keep scrolling down and let’s get started!

Need Help?

Click the HELP button below to connect LIVE via Zoom with our troubleshooting/help desk during the Summit. Or you can email us at support@d2virtual.com.

10:00 – 11:05am
Opening Session

The video below will be streamed through Vimeo. If you only see a blank frame, Vimeo may be blocked on your school-issued device; in that case we suggest trying to access it from a personal device.

Agenda

Opening message from Youth Ambassadors Abby & Elijah • Announce Schools • Theme: Connections • Youth Summit Backpack • 2020 Connections Highlight Video • Guest Speaker: Tajha Ilerant, Unified Leadership Consultant (Special Olympics North America) and former U.S. Youth Ambassador • Q&A • Esports

>>CONNECTION<<

11:10 – 11:40am
Breakout Sessions

All breakouts are presented in Zoom.
Click on a session title for information and to join.

Young Athletes (for teachers only)

JoinPresented by Sarah Spella,
Adaptive PE Teacher, Portland Public Schools

Learn how to implement this program for elementary aged students. This program focuses on inclusive sport skill development.

Creating Connections

JoinPresented by Bend High School

Bringing students of all abilities together allows for authentic relationships.

Unified Cooking

JoinPresented by Mountainside High School

Healthy and inclusive culinary fun!

Get Connected

JoinPresented by Forest Grove High School

Use your superpowers to reach out and include others.

Play Unified

JoinPresented by Newport High School

Join us for some fun interactive games to learn more about Unified Clubs.

Listening to Student Voices from a Middle School Program

JoinPresented by Alder Creek Middle School

Learn key steps to starting a middle school program.

Strong Minds

JoinPresented by Alix Wasteney,
Special Olympics Oregon Staff & Wellness Specialist

Learn how to use Strong Minds activities to reduce stress and cope with challenging life situations.

11:40am – 12:10pm
Lunch Break

While you’re enjoying lunch on your own, jump in to one of the informal Zoom sessions below to connect + make friends.

12:10 – 12:20pm
Athlete Panel

The video below will be streamed through Vimeo. If you only see a blank frame, Vimeo may be blocked on your school-issued device; in that case we suggest trying to access it from a personal device.

Panelists

Atheena McClaughry, SOOR Athlete and Athlete Input Council Co-Chair

Nick Oberg, Men’s Tennis, University of Portland

Maddie Mulheim, Women’s Basketball, University of Portland

Joslynn Bigelow, Unified Partner Alumni and Coach

>>CONNECTION<<

12:20 – 12:45pm
School Connection

Join your school’s Zoom room below, then collectively answer the following:

What will you do to get your school excited about UCS?
What is one activity you will lead next year?

Cleveland, Creswell, Green Thumb Transition, Ida B. Wells, Liberty, Hilhi, PCC, Roosevelt, South Salem, Sutherlin, Westview, Gresham

Alder Creek, Crossler, Rex Putnam, Sutherlin, South Meadows, West Sylvan, Whitford

Chapman, Davis, Forest Hills, Melrose

12:45 – 1:15pm
Closing Remarks
& Zoom Dance Party

featuring DJ 1bandShawn.Hinz

>>CONNECTION<<