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2017 Ambitious Math and Science Summer Institute

June 13, 2017

The OSU Math Science Summer Institute is only weeks away. There are still spots available for the June 27 to 30 institute if you haven’t registered yet. Registration is free and includes some meals. In order to reserve your space you will still need to register at the following link: https://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/ You can also view the institute overview at this link: https://drive.google.com/ This should prove to be a unique and exciting program with opportunities to explore math and [...]

Free Workshop for High School and Community College STEM Educators

June 13, 2017

Natural Products Workshop for STEM Educators July 10-11, 2017 at OSU – Cascades campus in Bend, OR Michael Freitag, Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics Sandra Loesgen, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry Kristina Smith, Instructor, OSU-Cascades   Explore how OSU researchers are isolating and characterizing novel antibiotics from Oregon soil microbes and  engineering fungal strains to express new compounds. Discussions and molecular biology lab experiments: [...]

Oregon CSTA Symposium: Computer Science and Digital Literacy for All

June 4, 2017

In May 2016, the Oregon Computer Science Teachers Association (OregonCSTA) was awarded a $750,000 grant from the Oregon Department of Education to promote computer science education in Oregon.  As part of this grant, the Oregon Computer Science Teachers Association and the Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science of PSU are holding a Computer Science and Digital Literacy for All symposium on June 24th.   The symposium showcases what’s currently happening with computer education [...]

SuperQuest – Oregon Computer Science Teachers Association

June 4, 2017

The Oregon Computer Science Teachers Association (OCSTA) is sponsoring a series of free in-depth trainings this summer throughout Oregon offering 60 classes at 8 locations. These classes include a wide range of areas from Digital Literacy, Robotics (LEGO, FTC, VEX, Arduino), 3D Printing, Chromebooks in the Classroom, Scratch/Sphero, Teaching College Prep Computer Science, App Inventor, Underwater ROVs, and many more.  Participants will receive PDU credits (7/day) or will potentially have the [...]

Now Hiring – Program Manager, Energy Education (CTE) at Bonneville Environmental Foundation

May 31, 2017

JOB TITLE:   Program Manager, Energy Education (CTE) REPORTS TO:  Director, Solar 4R Schools STATUS:  Regular Employee EXEMPT:  Exempt LOCATION:  Portland HOURS:  Monday – Friday; 8:00 – 5:00, occasional weekends and evenings About Bonneville Environmental Foundation  (BEF) BEF is an entrepreneurial nonprofit working on environmental solutions at the intersection of renewable energy and freshwater. Partnerships are key to our success. We build long-term relationships with our [...]

Student Project Symposium

May 31, 2017

When: Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 5:00-6:30 PM Where: Oregon Tech Wilsonville Campus ​Contact: Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen The Student Project Symposium is an event intended to showcase the type of projects that students conduct during their studies at the Oregon Institute of Technology. The event is held annually towards the end of Spring term, and it provides an opportunity for students from the different programs to share their work, as well as get to see other projects. The Symposium includes [...]

Scholarship Opportunities Available to Aspiring Trades Workers

May 26, 2017

Intern Solutions connects students and other young adults with job solutions every day, and lately, a fantastic trend has shown more and more people are opting for a trade rather than a white collar career. The team at Intern Solutions could not be more thrilled about that! Not only do those careers fulfill a passion for their employees, but they are and always will be in high demand. This is a campaign to share scholarship opportunities available to aspiring trade workers. The application [...]

Action Research Conference: Communities of Practice Around Elementary Science Education

May 25, 2017

Join NGSS Math-Science Partnership Grant Leaders as they share out their action research of implementing NGSS in their classrooms and moving their instructional practices towards the shifts called for by NGSS. Find out what has had the greatest impact on student learning and science identity. Be part of the discussion to connect your experiences to the work of others around the state. Cost: FREE Credits: 4 PDU’s Location: Cleveland High School in SE Portland Date: Saturday June 3rd [...]

Earth-Space Science and Engineering: NASA Earth Science in the Classroom

May 25, 2017

NASA Earth Science in the Classroom is a three day workshop sponsored and funded by NASA. Middle school science teachers will have an opportunity to blend Next Generation Science Standards with NASA Science Mission Directorates.  The focus will be on Earth science standards and the NASA missions that support Earth science and climate studies while implementing targeted design strategies to support equity involvement. When: Wed June 28- Friday June 30, 8:30am – 4:30pm Where: Evergreen [...]

NGSS Workshops in Albany, Oregon in June

May 15, 2017

Wonder and Collaborate for the Next Generation: Using Science to Promote Language and Literacy Learning for All Students Date: Monday June 26th Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., lunch is provided Audience: K-6 NGSS Earth Science for Middle School Science Teachers Date: Tuesday, June 20th, 2017 Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., lunch is provided Audience: 6-8 Biology for the Next Generation Date: Monday June 26th and Tuesday June 27th, 2017 Time: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm Audience: High School, [...]
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