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FIRST Robotics Autodesk Regional

April 1, 2014

When: April 10-12, 2014 Any or all of the days your are available. Where: Portland Memorial Coliseum What: Watch students compete their robot designs with more enthusiasm than you can imagine! Sign up for one or more days of this three day event at Robot Inspectors, Queuing, Field Reset, etc to help the tournaments run smoothly (and get to watch the students close up)! [...]

Internet Essentials Low Cost Internet

March 31, 2014

Internet Essentials from Comcast offers low-cost Internet service, computer equipment and free digital literacy training to families with at least one child eligible to participate in the National School Lunch Program. [...]

Hackathon Mentors Needed At Jesuit High School, April 26th

March 31, 2014

Are you a software designer and/or developer? Can you build websites, mobile apps, desktop apps, and/or other cool software? Are you a creative and innovative thinker who has started a software company? Do you work for an innovative software company? Are you an entrepreneur involved in the start-up scene? We need you! We're looking for engineers and designers to mentor high school students over the course of a single day and help them bring their ideas to life. [...]

House App Challenge Team Mentors Needed!

March 31, 2014

We are in need of mentors with experience in any type of software design experience. There are some simple graphical user interfaces available to use so app development is not necessary. More important skills include helping students focus, keeping things simple, and encouraging students to overcome barriers. Our students are bright, driven, and eager to learn from you! This is a short term time commitment. The contest ends, and applications are due, April 30th. On site help is desired but teams are willing to meet virtually too. Specific time of day depends on which school you'd like to work with. [...]

Hackathon at Jesuit High School

March 31, 2014

The FREE event will be held at Jesuit High School in Portland on April 26, 9AM to 9PM. Spread the word to all high school students of all skill levels! Only interest and creativity are required; a team of world-class mentors will help with the rest. Students will get to meet mentors from a variety of innovative companies, as well as talk to entrepreneurs involved in the start-up scene. You’ll work in a team of 4 students to brainstorm an idea, bring it to life, and then demo and pitch it for a chance to win prizes and awards. All in just 12 hours. [...]

MedQuest Health Career Camp

March 31, 2014

MedQuest camp is a week-long exploration of health care careers designed to introduce students completing grades 9-12 to career opportunities. The residential camp is hosted on campus at Eastern Oregon University June 16-20, 2014. [...]

Aerospace State Association (ASA) Scholarship Program

March 31, 2014

An integral part of the mission of the Aerospace States Association (ASA) is to: “… support and develop initiatives that significantly enhance student and teacher education in space and aeronautics and increases the number of students in the pipeline.” ASA established a $2,000 scholarship awarded annually to up to two students pursuing an aerospace-related education. Due Date April 30th. [...]

» Major investment in career technical education will expand hands-on learning to 140 schools

March 30, 2014

PORTLAND, OR—In a major expansion of career readiness investment, 140 Oregon middle schools and high schools – serving more than 90,000 students – will receive Career and Technical Education (CTE) Revitalization Grants totaling $8.87 million, Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian and Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction Rob Saxton announced today. The CTE Revitalization Grant funds will benefit students, schools and local employers around the state in fields such as health care, [...]

» Chief Education Officer Announces Regional STEM Hub Grantees

March 30, 2014

(Salem, OR)-Chief Education Officer Dr. Nancy Golden announced today that the Oregon Education Investment Board (OEIB) and the Oregon Department of Education have awarded grants totaling $2.8 million dollars to six regional STEM Hubs representing 21 counties in Oregon. The STEM Hub concept was designed to acknowledge the pockets of excellence in STEM learning throughout Oregon and connect them to create a supportive statewide network for implementation of programming and sharing of best [...]
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