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

Oregon Science Project NGSS Online PD Oregon Coast STEM Hub logo

Do you want to connect with teachers and work collaboratively to explore Next Generation Science Standards? Sign up to join one of 30 small, online teams facilitated by a trained Oregon Science Project Learning Facilitator. It's FREE! Register by September 30, 2017. For more information, visit http://oregonscienceproject.org/

It's Elementary! Pilot Teachers WantedOregon Coast STEM Hub logo

The Oregon Coast STEM Hub seeks to recruit 10 coastal elementary (K-5) teachers to participate in a pilot project, It's Elementary: Engineering and Innovation through Project Based Learning. Pilot teachers will be asked to implement four STEM experiences with their students that incorporate engineering and Design Thinking strategies between November 2017 and May 2018. Participants will receive a stipend and funds for materials. Applications accepted until October 18, 2017.  Read more and apply 

Fall/Winter

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Oregon Science Project online PD Oregon Coast STEM Hub logo early Oct to Apr online K-12 educators: Take a deep dive into the NGSS (Next Generation Science Standards) and learn how to energize your teaching, integrate multiple subjects, and motivate and excite your students of any age or grade. Join an online group; it's free! Graduate credit available at your cost. 

Register by Sep 30

Picture Perfect STEMposium / Train the Trainer Oct 12 and 13

Portland

For K-5 educators: Get trained to become a Picture Perfect STEM facilitator so you can get other coastal teaching colleagues started. Cost $999.

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Coastal Learning Symposium Oct 13

Newport

For K-12 teachers and administrators in Lincoln County School District and beyond. This conferences provides educators with content, activities and resources to engage students in learning about the ocean and coast.

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OSTA Conference on Science Education Oct 12-14 Portland The theme for this year's annual Oregon Science Teachers Association conference is "Full STEAM Ahead: Unleash the Power of NGSS."

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Picture Perfect STEM Oregon Coast STEM Hub logo Jan 31, Feb 7, 21, 28 & Mar 7

Online

For K-6 educators: Learn how to teach STEM and reading using picture books. This 5 week NSTA Press online course is FREE to educators from Oregon Coast STEM Hub partner districts; download and send in the paper form. Graduate credits available at your own cost. Questions? Contact ruth.mcdonald@lincoln.k12.or.us

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Ongoing

Opportunity Dates Location Description Contact
Texas Instruments Webinars Tuesdays 5pm online Free live TI webinars are designed to help you get the most out of using TI products in math and science classrooms. Topics vary. More info
NGSS Science Teaching At your own pace

online

In this UO Real Solutions course, Dr. Bryan Rebar from UO STEM CORE translates the Next Generation Science Standards for K-12 teachers into easy-to-understand, bite-size pieces, and provides guidance to adapt your current lesson plans to meet the vision of the new standards. Enroll in all four modules ($199) or a subset ($69 each).

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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