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 winter, 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

Present at the "Making Waves" Conference

This year's Coastal Learning Symposium and the Oregon Science Teachers Association are teaming up to present a joint conference in Newport called "Making Waves". This 2-day event will be held October 12 and 13 and will include a focus on ocean literacy and place-based education, and feature presentations on October 12 and field trips on October 13. Educators, consider submitting a session proposal to share your great ideas and experiences! Submit a session proposal at before April 30.


Spring 2018

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Watershed Science Workshop Mar 21 Florence This training from Siuslaw Watershed Council will focus on empowering teachers to plan and lead watershed field trips with students. Substitute reimbursement available for the first 15 teachers to register.




Summer 2018

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PSU: Computing for Math Teachers June 25- July 1 Portland HS and Community College math educators: This Portland State University summer course is for math teachers who want to incorporate computing into their mathematics courses.



It's Elementary!Oregon Coast STEM Hub logo July 9-11 Central Oregon Coast

K-5 Educators: This multi-day workshop designed especially for elementary educators will focus on engineering and innovation through Project Based Learning. Discover teacher-tested resources to help implement activities in your classroom. Travel support and materials included.

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SuperQuest Oregon Coast STEM Hub logo July 24-26 Newport K-12 Educators and Volunteers: OCSH is partnering with the Oregon Computer Science Teachers Association to bring this free 3-day hands-on technology learning opportunity to the coast. Educators, take this survey to help determine which courses will be offered.

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NAME Conference July 28- Aug 2


The 2018 Northwest Aquatic Marine Educators (NAME) annual conference will be held in Portland. This is the regional conference for the National Marine Educators Association (NMEA), and offers engaging sessions of interest to both formal and informal educators. More info coming soon
Finding the Hook Oregon Coast STEM Hub logo Aug 13-16 Newport

Grade 4-12 educators: Join us as we engage with the fishing community, researchers, and natural resource managers to explore the complex issues surrounding Oregon's fisheries. This 4-day workshop will include field-based and classroom activities such as data collection, dock walks, engineering challenges, lab tours, fish printing, and seafood sampling.

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Science Inquiry at Opal Creek Aug 15-16 1 hr East of Salem, near Detroit Lake K-12 Educators: This free science teacher training focused on field-based science inquiry is offered by Diack Ecology Education Program and Jane Goodall Environmental Middle School. Lodging, meals and stipend included, plus access to apply for additional field trip funding support.


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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


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

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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