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Cyber Security Expo 2016 – Oregon Tech Wilsonville

March 7, 2016

Cybersecurity is a critical issue, and a critical business and education need in today’s wired world where information must be protected against intrusions and fraud. Fortinet, a global firm providing high performing network security platforms to secure and simplify IT infrastructures, is taking its expertise “on the road” to share with communities nationally. [...]

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 [...]

Teacher at Sea Professional Development, applications deadline Feb 15th

December 23, 2015

OSU is accepting applications from middle and high school science teachers to participate with an arctic science research team in developing NGSS oriented videos for use in the classroom. If you are interested in joining an ocean science research team aboard a research-class ice capable vessel in the Arctic then please consider applying. Selected teachers will be provided travel and a stipend. [...]

Upcoming RFP for STEM Programs

December 18, 2015

  Attention Public Colleges and Universities: Upcoming RFP for STEM Programs Salem, OR | The Higher Education Coordinating Commission (HECC) is pleased to share an upcoming opportunity. The 2015 Oregon Legislature provided start-up funding of $2 million to recruit, retain and support under served students for programs offered at community colleges and public universities that lead to high wage and high demand jobs related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), [...]

TEALS school application open for the 2016-17 school year, deadline Jan 31st.

December 11, 2015

The TEALS school application is now open for the 2016-17 school year. Is your high school looking to start computer science programs? The deadline for high schools to apply is January 31st. Schools will be interviewed during January and February, and partner school selection will be finalized the week of February 16th. [...]

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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