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From the Governance Framework document adopted by OCSH Leadership Council January 20, 2017
Partners - The Oregon Coast STEM Hub Partners are comprised of over 55 cross-sector partners. The Partners support the mission of the STEM Hub and provide input to the Leadership Council.
Leadership Council - Provides strategic direction, networking, advice, support, and oversight for Oregon Coast STEM Hub activities. The Leadership Council supports the backbone staff. The Leadership Council consists of not less than nine or more than 15 formal or informal leaders representing organizations of K-12 education, industry and business, higher education, community organizations, workforce or economic development agencies, early learning, regional achievement collaboratives, elected government, community leaders and tribal leaders.
Executive Team - Comprised of four to five members of the Leadership Council. The Executive Team supports the Oregon Coast STEM Hub Executive Director in implementing the work outlined by the Leadership Council, provides guidance and feedback in regards to any new business, maintains open communication with the full Leadership Council, provides input in planning agendas for the Leadership Council meetings, and facilitates the evaluation process for the Executive Director.
Backbone Staff - include a full time Director and part-time Communications Coordinator, Professional Development Facilitator, Programming Coordinator, North Coast Coordinator, South Coast Coordinator, and Fiscal Agent. Backbone staff support the following for the STEM Hub: governance and operations, communications, sustainability, networking, data support, equity, and program alignment. As of October 2017, the fiscal agent for the Oregon Coast STEM Hub is Oregon State University.
Work Groups - turn strategic planning into specific strategies. Work Groups may be standing or ad hoc, depending on need. Standing Work Groups will focus on the north, central and south coast gather around key elements of the Leadership Council's broader plan and engage in a continuous process of planning and doing, grounded in constant feedback around what is or is not working. Download the Work Group guidance document
Each Oregon Coast STEM Hub partner organization will identifies a person to serve as a liaison between the Oregon Coast STEM Hub and its community. A list of liaisons is posted on the Area Liaisons page.
Oregon Department of Education assessed Oregon Coast STEM Hub progress in June 2017. Read the report
The Oregon Coast STEM Hub completed and submitted its final report to the Oregon Department of Education detailing activities and impacts for the 2013-2015 biennium. Read the report - (54 pages) Evaluation
To learn more details about the Oregon Coast STEM Hub documents, download:
To see a list of Oregon Coast STEM Hub partners, visit the Partners page of this website