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» Oregon Becomes 10th State (+DC) to Adopt the NGSS

March 10, 2014

Add Oregon to the list of states to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). The Oregon State Board of Education voted unanimously on March 6 to adopt the new standards that will prepare students to be college and career ready. Oregon was a lead state in the development of the NGSS and has gone through an 8-9-month state review process after release of the standards last April. [...]

STEM Learning Communities

March 9, 2014

Moving from Isolated Interventions to a Collaborative Learning Community STEM Partnerships and Learning Communities bring together varied entities, interests, and expertise into a Collaborative Leadership Team. STEM Learning Communities are a collaboration of teachers and education practitioners, joined together to engage and excite more students in science, technology, engineering and math. STEM education should: Integrate the STEM disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and math [...]

About The STEM Partnership

March 9, 2014

The South Metro-Salem STEM Partnership is a collaboration of school districts, community colleges, universities, out-of-school programs and business and community partners that is focused on increasing student access and success in STEM fields. [...]
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