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

Summer 2018

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

K-5 Educators: This multi-day workshop designed especially for Oregon Coast STEM Hub 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, materials and stipend provided to Oregon Coast STEM Hub educator partners. Cost to Register: $30. Stipend: $150.

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Finding Fish July 18-20 Charleston Formal and informal educators: Spend three days at South Slough NERR at this free workshop interacting with educators and scientists, and use estuarine field sites and research to make cross-curricular connections. Stipend, materials and lunch provided.

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SuperQuest Oregon Coast STEM Hub logo July 24-26 Newport K-12 Educators and Volunteers: Oregon Coast STEM Hub is partnering with the Oregon Computer Science Teachers Association to bring this FREE 3-day hands-on technology learning opportunity to the coast for OCSH teachers. Refundable registration fee: $50.

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NAME Conference July 28- Aug 2

Portland

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. Proposal submissions open until May 31. More info
Diving into Oregon's Kelp Forests Aug 3 Newport Gr 6-8 educators: This free interactive workshop at the Oregon Coast Aquarium focuses on the 'underwater forests' that are a dominant ecosystem along the Oregon coast. Curriculum provided. Register
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. Cost to Register: $50. Stipend: $200.

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Fall 2018

Opportunity Dates Location Description Contact
Reflecting on Practice coaching workshop Sep 19-20 Portland Informal science educators: Understand the latest science and pedagogy about how people learn. Scholarships available for all participants.

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Digital Transition Discussion Sep 20  Portland K-12 educators: This free event from The Learning Counsel will focus on the next stage of school transformation:  Digital Curriculum Content and Digital Analytics.

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Picture Perfect Science Online 5 week course Oregon Coast STEM Hub logo Sep 26, Oct 3, 17, 24 and Nov 7 online K-6 educators: Learn how to teach STEM and reading through picture books. This course is offered from 4-6pm over five Wednesdays in the Fall. Materials included. Cost: $175 but Oregon Coast STEM Hub educators will be reimbursed after successful completion of the course. Graduate credit available.

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Making Waves: OSTA and Coastal Learning Symposium Oct 12-13 Newport

The Oregon Science Teachers Association and Oregon Coast Aquarium are teaming up to present a joint educator professional development conference in Newport called "Making Waves". Presentations and field trips are focused on STEM and ocean literacy.

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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