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 , our partners, or by other STEM Hubs in Oregon. Are you a provider of an upcoming opportunity for coastal educators? Let us know
Observe this course in action
As part of the Oregon Math Project's Oregon Mathways Initiative, the Oregon Coast STEM Hub is piloting a +1 high school Financial Algebra course. The Financial Algebra Course engages students with real-world financial applications while maintaining deep mathematical rigor. The 10 units include: Taxes, Checking, Savings, Budgeting, Intro to Investing, Investing Strategies, Types of Credit, Managing Credit, Paying for College and Insurance. This course will be heavily collaboration and project based. Students will be required to use Google Drive docs and sheets on a regular basis. This course has a distinction of Algebra 1 or higher.
If you would like to see this course in action either in person or via Zoom please contact Alisha Powell with Lincoln County School District.
Portland Metro STEM Partnership is holding numerous virtual trainings for the High School Science for All aka "Patterns" courses (Physics, Chemistry, Biology). Thanks to a STEM Innovation Grant from the Oregon Department of Education, they are able to pay each Oregon high school science teacher participant $50/hour to attend sessions.
The earliest session begins Oct 10 and sessions run through January!
|Playful Math and Bee Bots for EL||Feb 4||Bandon||
PreK Educators: Join two free workshops: The morning topic is Playful Math for Early Learners, and the afternoon is Using BeeBots with Early Learners. Attend both workshops to obtain lunch and a free BeeBot programmable robot!
|K-8 Design Thinking for STEM Equity||
Feb 16, 23, Mar 7, 21 Apr 4, 25
|online||K-8 educators: Teacher Teams of 2-3 K-8 teachers and administrators from your school will participate in this 6-session guided facilitation and professional learning opportunity to tackle inequities in STEM education. Stipend included.||
Express interest by Jan 20
|Field-Based Science Training||Feb 18-20||Charleston||
K-12 teachers: This free 3-day workshop from the Diack Ecology Education Program and Jane Goodall Environmental Middle School, will provide participants with hands-on activities and resources to promote student-driven inquiry projects. Facilitators will be joined by staff from Vernier, OIMB, Charleston Marine Life Center, South Slough Reserve, and Sunset Bay State Park. Lodging, meals, and opportunities to apply for up to $2000 in grant support are included.
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. Download a flyer. To register, contact Bob Butler, University of Portland Professor Emeritus at [email protected]
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. Visit the Facilitator Information page and fill out an application. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until all open positions are filled.