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

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Distance Learning Facilitation Institute

Virtual Summer Institute: Aug 4, 11, 18, and 25
4:05pm - 6:00pm Pacific

The Rural STEAM Leadership Network invites Oregon's rural K-8 educators to enrich the statewide STEAM education conversation as Learning Facilitators. Connect statewide with other educators around NGSS, STEAM education, place-based education, and rural leadership. Build your distance facilitation skills to lead virtual PD for other educators. Increase you confidence to jump into regional and statewide leadership roles around NGSS and STEAM education. Then, facilitate a three part NGSS series during the 2021-22 school year.

Oregon Coast STEM Hub K-8 educators are invited to apply by July 26th. Participants will receive a $1000 stipend upon completion of all components. Apply at https://tinyurl.com/ruralfacilitator

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Clean Energy Fellows

Program Timeline: August 9, 2021 - June 30, 2022
Applications open now, acceptances made on a rolling basis

CE- Clean Energy, Bright Futures is currently recruiting K-12 teachers for a paid opportunity to develop customized programs in clean energy for their students in the 21-22 school year. The three Clean Energy Fellows cohorts are an opportunity for teachers to work as part of a broader network, engage with local utilities and industry, and acquire professional development. Teachers participating will receive:

  • $3,000-5,000 stipend
  • $2,000 materials budget
  • Access to industry and education experts for consultation on their projects
  • Collaboration and training opportunities with educators nationwide

Eligibility Criteria:
The program is open to employed educators (classroom or out-of-school time) or district support staff (TOSA, Coach, Instructional Facilitator, etc.) that serves students within customer-owned utility territory (Bonneville Power Administration service area) in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, or Montana.

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Summer

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SBS: Math Learning Community July 12, 19 & 26, 9-11am online Out of school educators: STEM Beyond School offers this series for out-of-school educators who want to incorporate mathematical thinking into their existing activities. Gain a better understanding of current K-12 mathematics education; consider how mathematical modeling could be used to solve problems relevant to the youth you serve; and articulate how modeling can be used as a lever for centering equity and inclusion in math education. Includes stipend and materials.

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Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences workshop Oregon Coast STEM Hub logo July 19 at 3PM online  

Grade 3-12 Educators: Find out how to engage your students in field and stewardship activities that focus on the health of ocean and Oregon Coast ecosystems! Join Oregon Sea Grant for a 2-hour virtual workshop and discover new resources, opportunities, and best practices to support Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences (MWEEs) for teachers and students. $100 stipend and 2 PDUs included.
 

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Project Learning Tree for Early Childhood July 20 & 22 online PreK -2 Educators: In this free workshop from the Oregon Natural Resources Education Program, learn how to further your young students’ curiosity of the natural world around them, all while learning foundational math, science, and literacy skills. Includes two 2-hour sessions plus asynchronous self-paced components. PDUs and sub reimbursement available. Register by July 15
SBS: NGSS Student centered Hands on learning July 26, Aug 2, 16, 23 online Out of school educators: STEM Beyond School helps you add or amplify Next Generation Science Standards in your out of school programs. Each 3 hour session will engage participants in hands-on activities and content. All focus on Student Centered, Hands-on Practices and Activities as you get to know or work more with the practices of the NGSS. Stipend included, and you may select an individual session or the series.

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NOAA Ocean Exploration - Hydrothermal Vents July 28 at 4:30PM online Grade 6-12 educators: Join this 90 minute NOAA Ocean Exploration Professional Development workshop to receive content, links to specific activities, and additional resources focused on hydrothermal vents and ocean exploration. Register
Distance Learning Facilitation Institute Oregon Coast STEM Hub logo Aug 4, 11, 18, and 25 online Oregon Coast STEM Hub K-8 educators: The Rural STEAM Leadership Network is training Learning Facilitators through virtual sessions this August. Participants will lead trainings in their districts during the 2021-22 school year. Apply to participate by July 26. Stipend included.

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HS Science Instructional Strategies workshops

Aug 16-20

8:30 - 11:30

online HS teachers who have taught a Patterns Approach course: Register for 3-hour online Instructional Strategies workshop sessions this summer with Portland Metro STEM Partnership. Topics vary by day, and include: Equitable grading, Improving science discourse, and Improvements in the Patterns Chemistry, Physics, and Biology courses, respectively. Stipend included.

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Salmon Watch Teacher Training Aug 18 Salem Grade 5-12 Educators: This free in-person outdoor workshop from the Oregon Natural Resources Education Program connects 5th grade through 12th grade teachers to the powerful and engaging curriculum of the World Salmon Council’s Salmon Watch curriculum. The lessons and the training educate and connect participants to science, nature and the magic of salmon in the Pacific Northwest. Register

Fall

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Supporting Young Scientists Oregon Coast STEM Hub logo

Sept 18

9-11AM

online

Oregon Coast STEM Hub preK educators: Find simple science in everyday play! Join Oregon Museum of Science and Industry educators for a FREE virtual workshop focused on hands on resources that will give you confidence to teach science to preschoolers. PDUs and raffle prizes.

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Supporting Young Mathematicians Oregon Coast STEM Hub logo Sept 18

12-2 PM

online Oregon Coast STEM Hub preK educators: Connect literacy, mathematics, and play! Join Oregon Museum of Science and Industry educators for a FREE virtual workshop focused on story based games that will give you confidence to teach math to preschoolers. PDUs and raffle prizes.

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Ongoing

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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.  Learn more