The Oregon Coast STEM Hub is committed to connecting educators with professional development opportunities that will engage, inspire, and strengthen STEM education in our region.  Explore the many workshops available this fall, offered directly by the Oregon Coast STEM Hub Oregon Coast STEM Hub logo, our partners, or by other STEM Hubs in Oregon.  Are you a provider of an upcoming opportunity for coastal educators?  Contribute to the list

Featured Summer Opportunity

PSU logoNGSS Courses for K-6 Teachers Summer 2017
Complete Tuition Coverage, 4 Graduate Level PSU Credits 

Register for one of three engaging, hands-on, hybrid NGSS courses for elementary teachers. The unique hybrid online/in person format of these courses is designed to free up your summer schedule! Each course invites you to dive into a variety of Disciplinary Core Ideas through the lenses of the Crosscutting Concepts, while actively engaging with your peers in the NGSS Science Practices.  Also included in each course: Training in the ELPA21 Task Analysis Tool, which you can then use in your own practice to argue for the importance of science in the elementary classroom. See further details at goo.gl/HsLAEj  and reserve your spot with a quick registration here goo.gl/fPTtB8 

  • Portland Courses: Change Over Time, Energy & Matter. 
  • Newport Course: Systems & Interactions.

Tuition reimbursement made possible through funding from the NGSS Specialists Oregon Math and Science Partnership grant.  

 

Upcoming Workshops and Webinars

Opportunity Dates Location Description Contact
Family Engineering at your Library Oregon Coast STEM Hub logo Apr 29 Newport For librarians: Learn how to set up and run a Family Engineering Event at your library. Materials are available for check out from the Oregon Coast STEM Hub trailers. This workshop will be repeated in Brookings and in Clatsop County later this spring.

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Meaningful Watershed Connections Apr 29 Silverton Grade 3-12 Educators: This free workshop features hands on local watershed activities, NGSS, environmental literacy and promotes Meaningful Watershed Education Experiences. 21st Century CLC educators may be eligible for a $50 stipend.

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NGSS Earth Science for MS Science Teachers Apr 29 Portland Middle school Science Teachers: This full-day OSTA workshop will be an active, hands-on experience that demonstrate what NGSS looks like in the classroom. Non-member fee $125 / OSTA $100.

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Family Engineering at your Library Oregon Coast STEM Hub logo May 6 Brookings For librarians: Learn how to set up and run a Family Engineering Event at your library. Materials are available for check out from the Oregon Coast STEM Hub trailers. This workshop will be repeated in Clatsop County later this spring.

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Meaningful Watershed Connections May 6 Forest Grove Grade 3-12 Educators: This free workshop features hands on local watershed activities, NGSS, environmental literacy and promotes Meaningful Watershed Education Experiences. 21st Century CLC educators may be eligible for a $50 stipend.

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2017 Great American Eclipse webinar - Elem May 8 online, 4-6pm Elementary Teachers: Brush up on your Eclipse-science and learn strategies and activities for getting your students excited about the once-in-a-lifetime Total Solar Eclipse that will cross Oregon in August! Retired NASA scientist Dan Adamo will help teachers prepare students to view the eclipse safely and develop their understanding of how this amazing phenomenon occurs. Oregon participants receive a class set of Eclipse Safety Glasses.

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NSTA: Discover the NGSS  Train-the-Trainers May 8-9 Medford Kick start the teacher training in your district on the Next Generation Science Standards! Participants receive the Discover the NGSS: Primer and Unit Planner enhanced e-book to enhance trainings in their own districts.

Register by Apr 28

2017 Great American Eclipse webinar - MS and HS May 9 online, 4-6pm

Middle and High School Teachers: Brush up on your Eclipse-science and learn strategies and activities for getting your students excited about the once-in-a-lifetime Total Solar Eclipse that will cross Oregon in August! Retired NASA scientist Dan Adamo will help teachers prepare students to view the eclipse safely and develop their understanding of how this amazing phenomenon occurs. Oregon participants receive a class set of Eclipse Safety Glasses.

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Oregon Seagrass & Watershed Stewardship May 13 Charleston Grade 6-12 Educators: Participants will explore seagrass beds, engage in hands-on activities that they can share with their students, and learn about StreamWebs, a program that bridges STEM studies from the field to the classroom. This training is free; $50 stipend and PDUs included.

Register by May 5

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SeaGlide WorkshopOregon Coast STEM Hub logo May 20 Newport Educators of middle, HS, and post-secondary students: Learn how to build a small autonomous underwater glider with your students. For Oregon Coast STEM Hub educators, materials are provided ($100 value) and travel reimbursement is available for those living >90 miles from Newport.

Register by May 10

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Meaningful Watershed Connections Jun 10 Selma Grade 3-12 Educators: This free workshop features hands on local watershed activities, NGSS, environmental literacy and promotes Meaningful Watershed Education Experiences. 21st Century CLC educators may be eligible for a $50 stipend.

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Ongoing

Opportunity Dates Location Description Contact
TI Webinars Various dates Jan - April

online

Texas Instruments offers free webinars at 5pm on various dates through the winter. Register in advance.

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Oceanscape Network Free 1 hr Educator Workshops available

Contact to schedule at your site in Oregon

The Oregon Coast Aquarium provides free 1-hr Oceanscape Network workshops for educators about how to build online student communities and facilitate inquiry-based science projects in classrooms or other programs. More info

 

Summer 2017

Opportunity Dates Location Description Contact
Summer Science and Math Institute Jun 27-30

Corvallis, OR

For middle and high school math and science teachers: This multi-day institute from OSU and the Oregon Department of Education will help teachers develop instructional practices that motivate and engage every student in math and science. There is no registration fee to attend.

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NGSS for Elementary Teachers (Newport) June 28 - Aug 9

Newport, OR and online

For K-6 teachers: This hybrid online and in-person summer course from PSU focuses on Systems and Interactions.

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NGSS for Elementary Teachers (Portland) June  - Aug

Portland, OR and online

For K-6 teachers: These two hybrid online and in-person summer courses from PSU focuses on 1) Energy and Matter, or 2) Change Over Time. Tuition is covered and 4 graduate credits are available.

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AP Summer Institute Aug 15-18

Bend, OR

Ten courses for AP educators will be offered this summer at the Central Oregon Community College campus. Registration will open by the end of January. Tuition is covered and 4 graduate credits are available.

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