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? Let us know

Featured Opportunities

Ambitious Math Teaching Oregon Coast STEM Hub logo

Begins in August - Learn more

Ambitious Math Teaching  - This virtual course is for High School Math Teacher Leaders who support high school mathematics teachers. Priority will be given to those involved in a STEM Hub project and/or to those who are able to share the modules back in their region/district. It’s a 54 hour PD (August–January), and there are only five places for our region.

Ambitious Math Leadership - This virtual course is for building and district administrators who support HS Math Teachers the tools to support 2+1 reforms and Ambitious Math Teaching practices.


For more information, contact [email protected]

Summer 2022

Opportunity Dates Location Description Contact
A Day at the Yakona Nature Preserve - RLC Oregon Coast STEM Hub logo Aug 4 Newport Central coast Gr 3-8 educators: Join us for a day of hiking in the woods of the Yakona Nature Preserve with Executive Director, Dr. Natalie Schaefer. Enjoy time to collaborate with other teachers to imagine the possibilities for student explorations at Yakona and other outdoor places. Stipend $200, lunch, and mileage reimbursement included.

Register  - FULL


Distance Learning Facilitator - RLC Oregon Coast STEM Hub logo Aug 4,11, 18, 25 Online OCSH K-8 Educators: In this Rural STEAM Leadership Network training, learn facilitation skills to increase your confidence and ability to present and lead professional development for other adults via Distance Learning approaches with a focus on Zoom. Stipend and PDUs available.

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Register by July 29

NAME Conference Aug 6-10 Netarts Educators and all who support water-literacy: Join Northwest Aquatic and Marine Educators (NAME) at its 2022 conference "Coastal Re-Connections: Outdoor Explorations from the Forest to the Sea". Presentations are grouped into three strands: Education, Culture, and STEAM, and the conference includes field experiences and evening activities as well. Early bird rates end July 6 so register today! Register
ORSEA Capstone & Educator Open House Oregon Coast STEM Hub logo Aug 23 1-5PM Newport

Educators and scientists: Come hear presentations from the 2021-22 ORSEA teams about their newly-created lesson plans! Then tour K-12 education facilities at HMSC, see the STEM Hub trailer materials and participate in a field program.



Cascadia Earthquake education

Free K-12 Earthquake Science Professional Development Opportunity - self paced & online
The University of Portland STEM Education and Outreach Center offers a self-paced online course about plate tectonics, earthquake, and tsunami in the Pacific Northwest. The four modules are:
• Pacific Northwest Plate Tectonics
• Earthquake Basics
• Cascadia Earthquake Science and Hazards
• Cascadia Tsunami Science and Hazards
Within each chapter, a video lecture (or series of video lectures) introduces the topic, along with additional videos and animations. Most chapters contain lesson plans for classroom activities and demonstrations (including student worksheets and answer keys). These lesson plans were designed for middle school students but can be adapted to elementary, high school, and college levels and are aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards. Successful completion of the course will result in receipt of a certificate for 28 PDUs.

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To register, contact Bob Butler, University of Portland Professor Emeritus at [email protected]

Become an ONREP Facilitator!

Oregon Natural Resources Education Program (ONREP) facilitators provide virtual and in-person professional development workshops for PreK-12 educators throughout Oregon on a variety of environmental education topics. Workshops can be online or in-person. ONREP is currently seeking to recruit and train facilitators from all backgrounds, identities, experience, and geographic regions throughout the state who are passionate about connecting Oregonians with nature, and committed to equity, diversity, and inclusivity.If you would like more information or are ready to join the ONREP dynamic cadre of facilitators:

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until all open positions are filled. All are welcome to apply!