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Welcome Tigard-Tualatin Students to the Automotive Education Program at World of Speed

February 18, 2016

Welcome, Tigard-Tualatin students to the automotive education program at the World of Speed Motorsports Museum! Tigard-Tualatin is the latest school district to join the growing automotive education program at World of Speed! On Tuesday, February 2, a class of 22 very excited students from Tualatin High School started their automotive fundamentals class. Students weren’t the only ones excited about the day. Tualatin High School Associate Principal Jarvis Gomes said of the partnership, [...]

Oregon CTE Efforts Featured on PBS Newshour

January 22, 2016

Timely Recognition Follows CTE-STEM Focus at 13th Leadership Summit On January 3 the PBS Newshour shined a spotlight on the Sherwood High School Fab Lab and Oregon’s stepped-up support for CTE and STEM education. Through the Fab Lab and related offerings Sherwood is a leader in preparing students for well paying front-line jobs in advanced manufacturing, metals, health care, and other skilled fields. As underscored by Governor Kate Brown and breakout session panelists at the Oregon [...]

Oregon Tech and Mazama High School Sign Agreement for Pathways in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Medical Interests

January 21, 2016

An agreement was signed between Oregon Institute of Technology (Oregon Tech) and Mazama High School to begin a collaboration in “STEM&M.” The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed by Oregon Tech President Chris Maples, Klamath County School District Superintendent Greg Thede, Klamath County School Board Vice Chair Steve Lowell, Mazama High School Principal Steve Morosin, and Mazama High School Associate Student Body Co-Presidents Amber Lease and Kattie Dwyer. The agreement is in [...]

Oregon Tech Student to Attend State of the Union Address as First Lady’s Guest

January 12, 2016

Lydia Doza (pictured right) is currently a junior in Software Engineering at Oregon Institute of Technology and advocate for STEM- Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics. Miss Doza is an ambassador for young Native Americans who encourages youth to get involved in science. She is one of 23 guests invited to attend President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address tonight at 9pm. Some of the other guests joining Miss Doza and the First Lady Michelle Obama in the First [...]

Hour Of Code Lesson Plan

November 18, 2015

The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Anyone, anywhere can organize an Hour of Code event. One-hour tutorials are available in over 40 languages. Are you and your students participating? Here's some general information and a sample lesson plan. Happy coding! [...]

Oregon STEM Leaders Selected to Convene in D.C. and Meet with White House Officials

November 18, 2015

Governor Brown is committed to ensuring that our systems of learning motivate, inspire and connect students with real-world application. In the recent session, she worked closely with the Legislature to pass a near doubling of investments in STEM/CTE (Science,Technology, Engineering, Mathematics/Career Technical Education) opportunities for students. [...]

Oregon’s STEM Hub Network Nationally Recognized

September 29, 2015

The STEM Funders Network announced last week that Oregon’s Statewide Regional STEM Hub Network will be joining a select cohort of communities from across the country to launch the national STEM Ecosystems Initiative. This project, built on over a decade of research into successful STEM collaborations seeks to nurture and scale effective science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning opportunities for all young people. [...]
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