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Nancy Golden, Chief Education Officer, Newsletter

August 7, 2015

This week, Governor Brown signed Senate Bill 215 officially changing the name of our agency and refining our charge. The Bill recalibrates the role and the focus of the Chief Education Office to most effectively accelerate student outcomes from birth through college and career. [...]

NASA, U.S. Satellite Collaborate to Improve Teaching Practice in STEM Education

July 24, 2015

NASA has signed a five-year Space Act Agreement with U.S. Satellite Laboratory of Rye, New York, to continue training elementary and secondary teachers to practice integrated education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, education. NASA and U.S. Satellite have collaborated since 1999 to deliver quality educator professional development through the Endeavor Science Teaching Certificate Project. The new agreement — The Endeavor STEM Teaching Certificate Project [...]

Eco-literacy conference in Eugene June 24th

June 16, 2015

The University of Oregon and Partners for Sustainable Schools are putting on an eco-listeracy and sustainability conference on June 24th in Eugene from 8:30-4:00. For more information, please contact Wendy Morgan.<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on wp_trim_excerpt [...]

Students design prosthetics, compete for first place at Oregon MESA Day

May 20, 2015

Students design prosthetics, compete for first place at Oregon MESA Day Franklin High  freshman Simon Barbarasch carefully maneuvered the wooden clamps toward the table, picking up a metal screw and guiding it to the target.  Behind him, his teammates watched his progress. And filling the gym around him, fellow students also attempted to prove the usability of their projects.<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter [...]

Independence AG-Tech Innovation Meetup, May 26

May 2, 2015

Please join us for the first Independence Agriculture Technology Innovation Hub gathering at the Independence Event Center (Independence City Hall). This event is sponsored by INTEL and the City of Independence.  Other sponsors include the Technology Association of Oregon, Oregon Tech, WOU, and the South Metro-Salem STEM Partnership.<!-- AddThis Advanced [...]

USGS-Cascades Volcano Observatory Open House

April 30, 2015

May 18th marks the 35th anniversary of the eruption of Mount St. Helens. In commemoration, the U.S. Geological Survey–Cascades Volcano Observatory opens its doors to the news media and public on Saturday, May 2, 2015, from 10:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m. for a one-day open house. Visitors can talk to volcanologists about their research, learn about the May 18, 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens, and watch videos of the changes that have occurred inside the crater over the past 35 years.  [...]
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