The Oregon Coast STEM Hub is committed to connecting educators with professional development opportunities that will engage, inspire, and strengthen STEM/CTE 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  

FEATURED PROJECTS

Pacific Northwest Clean Energy Fellows

For Formal and Informal K-12 Educators: Apply to become a Clean Energy Fellow, to develop and deliver high-impact and partner-supported energy programming for your region. The Pacific Northwest Clean Energy Fellows Program will launch Summer/Fall 2020, operating as a small cohort of educator leaders, developing regionally specific Action Plans customized to meet the unique needs of both their student population as well as energy resource landscape. These teachers will be provided a $5,000 stipend, classroom materials budget, and relevant CEU’s when possible. CE is a national clean energy, career connected education program from Bonneville Environmental Foundation.

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Attend an Informational Webinar on June 18 at 3PM - Register

Rural Learning Collaboratives

The Rural STEAM Leadership Network presents a unique new opportunity for Oregon's Rural K-8 administrators and educators to contribute to and lead regional visioning for new approaches for the future of rural STEAM education. The focus for 2020 discussions is STRONGER TOGETHER: Rural Oregon K-8 STEAM Education via Hybrid and Distance Learning. Register at NO COST and join monthly Wednesday or Thursday meetings as part of a morning (A) or afternoon (B) cohort. 

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Oregon Science PRoject
Distance Learning Facilitation Institute

The Rural STEAM Leadership Network presents a unique new opportunity for Oregon K-8 educators serving Rural communities: Apply to become an Oregon Science Project Distance Learning Facilitator starting this summer. Join for six 90 minute sessions where you’ll learn more about distance learning facilitation utilizing STE(A)M education and NGSS as your tools. During the school year work with other Oregon Science Project Distance Learning Facilitators to cofacilitate and lead other educators in distance learning and tapping into student interest and identity to increase student engagement. Sessions begin June 29th, and will be held six Wednesday mornings or six Thursday afternoons through early August. Apply to participate. 

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Summer

Opportunity Dates Location Description Contact
Picture Perfect STEM Virtual Workshop July 7-9 or Aug 4-6 online

K-5 Educators: In these trainings with the Picture Perfect STEM series authors, learn how to integrate STEM and reading with high-quality, STEM-related picture books, experience the 5E instructional model, and see lessons in action through modeling and video. Materials included. Choose a 3-day online trainings (8AM - 10AM each day) in July or August. Cost $199.

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Activities for In-person or Virtual Summer Programs July 9 online All Educators: Oregon ASK offers a free session for educators and caregivers to explore activities that are adaptable for in-person and virtual instruction, or a hybrid of both. Participants will share ideas for supporting and implementing within state and local health guidelines. Register
Stay-In-stitute for Climate Change Education July 22-24 online In this virtual conference, gain the skills, tools, and resources to teach climate change concepts and empower students in all subject areas, and receive on-going support throughout the year. Cost $150, includes 20 PDUs. Learn more & Register
Investigating Crayfish Aug 11 and 17 online Educators of Grades 2-12: Join a free live online training for educators focused on investigating crayfish and freshwater ecosystems. Register by Aug 4

Fall

Opportunity Dates Location Description Contact
NAAEE Virtual Conference Oct 13 - 17 online The 49th North American Association for Environmental Education will be held online this year. Share your thoughts on how the organizers can create a virtual conference that will best meet your needs by filling out this short survey (link is external). Learn more

Ongoing

Opportunity Dates Location Description Contact
Project Learning Tree self-paced online Project Learning Tree online courses provide high-quality professional development experiences. Each self-paced course is 3 to 6 hours long.