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  News Release
The following is a news release from the Oregon Teacher Standards and Commission. If there are more details that we can provide for you, please feel free to contact us (see Contact Us).
  Released: Thursday, July 10, 2003 at 5:00 PM
The next meeting of the Teacher Standards and Practices Commission will be held on the Eastern Oregon University campus, One University Boulevard, in LaGrande on August 6-8, 2003. For a map of the campus, parking and local weather conditions, please visit EOU's Web site at www.eou.edu

A DRAFT agenda is attached to assist you in determining your travel and lodging needs if you plan on attending the above meeting. The final agenda, with individual agenda items and attachments, will be available on our Web site later this month.

There are a number of lodging facilities nearby in LaGrande: 1) The Sandman Inn (where Commissioners will be staying), 2410 East "R" Avenue can be reached at 541-963-3707 and via their Web site at http://www.lagrandesandmaninn.com/index.html; 2) Nearby is the Super 8 Motel, 2407 East "R" Avenue, reachable at 541-963-8080 or http://www.the.super8.com/lagrande02880; 3) the Best Western Rama Inn & Suites, 1711 21st St, at http://www.traveltoday.net/hotelinfo/la_grande/or/usa/516/ or 800-528-1234.

For breakfast and lunch during the meeting, a variety of menu choices may be purchased on campus at the Hoke College Center via their Market Café Resident Dining. For your dinner arrangements, the following is a list of restaurants/lounges nearby the above lodging facilities:
2 blocks to Denny's, American
2 blocks to Pizza Hut, pizza
1 mile to The Wrangler, steakhouse and salad bar
1 mile to Cock & Bull, Italian
1 mile to Our Place, homemade soups and pies
2 miles to Ten Depot, steakhouse
2 miles to The Smokehouse, American
2 miles to Mamacita's, Mexian
2 miles to Moy's, Chinese
2 miles to Nells-N-Out, American fast food
3 miles to Flying J, American

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Melody Hanson at 503-373-1260 or at melody.hanson@state.or.us.


  Archived: August 9, 2003  [MH:101-1] 
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