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Oregon Tech’s 1st National Spring Break Gaming Event in Klamath Falls Invites High School Students

February 20, 2018

        Oregon Institute of Technology (Oregon Tech) is hosting the 1st National Spring Break Gaming Event. It’s called Spring Break GG and we plan to host 250-500 gamers from a number of universities and high schools for free game play, tournaments, and much more.  The event runs Thursday March 29th through Saturday March 31st. There will be PC, console, VR, and tabletop games, along with food, and live DJs throughout the event. Tournaments will be hosted for Overwatch, [...]

CDC Science Ambassador 2-day Regional Trainings: Teach Tomorrow’s Disease Detectives

February 17, 2018

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recruiting teachers and education leaders to bring public health into classrooms across the United States and beyond. CDC is partnering with the Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) to offer three, 2-day Science Ambassador regional training workshops FREE OF COST. Learn strategies to teach public health concepts and inspire interest in public heath careers. Who:  Teachers and educational leaders Where/When: [...]

Hiring New STEM Hub Director

February 13, 2018

High Desert Education Service District is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Central Oregon STEM Hub Executive Director. “The Central Oregon STEM Hub Executive Director works to develop the vision and shape the future STEM landscape in Central Oregon. COreSTEM’s vision is to foster pathways to STEM literacy in Central Oregon through connections between learners, educators and industry. The successful candidate will advance this strong vision while collaborating [...]

54th Annual Engineers Week High School Program

February 5, 2018

FREE 2018 Engineers Week High School Program Are you a high school student? Would you like to experience a day as an engineer? If so, you’re in luck…E-week is for you! What: Students explore engineering, technology and design by participating in engineering-oriented field trips, exhibit hall, and dinner banquet. Local engineers host students at the Banquet and share their engineering experiences 1-on-1. When: Friday February 23,2018 Where: Double Tree Hotel, Lloyd Center 1000 NE [...]

College 101 Industry Chats offered by Oregon Connections

January 17, 2018

Oregon Connections, powered by Nepris, is offering a series of Industry Chats focused on various aspects of college life.  Join an Industry Chat to interact with up to 50 other classrooms across the country around various college readiness topics.  Sessions are being offered by universities and individuals throughout the country; Oregon Tech is hosting a session about polytechnic universities on Friday, January 19 at 11am.  You just need a webcam and a projector. Already a member? Click on [...]

CASIS and Marvel Entertainment Unveil Guardians of the Galaxy Space Station Challenge

January 16, 2018

CASIS and Marvel Entertainment Unveil Guardians of the Galaxy Space Station Challenge Challenge Allows Students Ages 13-18 to Submit Flight Concepts for Microgravity Research Two Student Projects Will be Selected and Launch to the International Space Station   KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. (January 10, 2018) – The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) and Marvel Entertainment today announced the Guardians of the Galaxy Space Station Challenge is open for American students ages [...]

Make+Think+Code Workshops 2018

January 16, 2018

  Join an interdisciplinary diverse group of artists, designers, technologists, engineers, social scientists, students, faculty, professionals, and community groups for Make+Think+Code Workshops in 2018 hosted by Pacific NW College of Art. Schedule and pricing varies. Choose from any of the topics listed below. Click Here to Download Flyer GENERATIVE ART: CREATIVE CODING ENCHANTED OBJECTS: ELECTRONICS, SENSORS AND MICROCONTROLLERS, IOT HACKING REALITY: VIRTUAL – MIXED – AND [...]

Elevating and Celebrating Effective Teaching and Teachers – ECET2 Oregon

January 10, 2018

What: ECET2 stands for Elevating and Celebrating Effective Teaching and Teachers. It was born out of a desire to provide a forum for exceptional teachers to learn from one another and to celebrate the teaching profession. The convening experience is designed to inform and inspire colleagues, develop attendees’ leadership potential, and collaboratively hone their craft. When: May 18 – 20, 2018 Where: University of Portland Who: “Teachers across the country are organizing regional [...]

Crypto Club Training

January 9, 2018

Are you looking for ways to incorporate math into your middle school program? Take a look at CryptoClub and join the training program to get the tips and tricks needed to incorporate high quality math & problem solving in an engaging way. OregonASK is hosting CryptoClub training for teachers interested in providing engaging math enrichment for middle school age youth in afterschool programs. Fearful you are ‘not a math person’…? No worries, no matter what your level of [...]

LiftOff 2018: Reach New Heights | Reveal the Unknown | Benefit All Humankind

January 9, 2018

PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENT Beginning in the summer of 1990, the NASA’s Texas Space Grant Consortium initiated weeklong professional development training for teachers. This aerospace workshop, called LiftOff, emphasizes science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning experiences by incorporating a space science theme supported by NASA missions. Teacher participants are provided with information and experiences through speakers, hands-on activities and field investigations that [...]
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