ASE Hiring Workshop Instructor

The Apprenticeships in Science and Engineering program is hiring an instructor for their Bend-based Cover Letter and Interview Skills workshops. Practicing and pre-service teachers are eligible along with anyone with a passion for helping students acquire these critical job skills! More Information

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FIRST Funding Available

Daimler Trucks North America is providing up to $225,000 to fund FIRST programs throughout Oregon and SW Washington. FIRST programs inspire young people to be science and technology leaders, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering and technology skills. Accepting applications through November 30, 2015. More information here.

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Inventerprise 2015

Central Oregon students can show their ingenuity while competing for cash and other prizes in the 2015 Inventerprise science contest. This year’s contest challenges students to devise new ways that would help us prevent, survive, mitigate, or even harness a natural disaster’s power. The annual competition for all Central Oregon students in Grades K-12 is sponsored by Bend Research Inc., with help from the Bend-La Pine School District and Central Oregon Community College. Prizes will be awarded at all grade levels. The students submitting the top high-school entries will receive a portion of the $1,800 cash prize. The student submitting the top middle-school entry will choose…

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OregonASK Trainings & Forum

OregonASK, a collaborative network supporting quality out-of-school time programs for youth and families throughout Oregon, is bringing their professional development offerings on the road to Bend! On the afternoon of Friday, May 8th, in partnership with the STEM Hub, they will offer an Oregon Girls Collaborative Project Forum on Engaging Girls in STEM. Throughout the day of Saturday, May 9th, in partnership with Bend Park & Recreation, they will offer several training workshops: Teaching Successful Science Lessons in Afterschool SciGirls Curriculum Exploring the Engineering Design Process

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Career and College Day at Madras High School

OSU Open Campus, COCC, and the 509J school district are working to provide Jefferson County students with an opportunity to explore career choices, volunteer opportunities, and job shadow possibilities. The are seeking volunteers to engage with students as part of a Career and College Day at Madras High School on May 15, 2015. Interested businesses, non-profits, or professionals should contact Jennifer Oppenlander. More information.

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Real World Science Training Opportunity

REAL WORLD SCIENCE—YESTERDAY, TODAY, AND TOMORROW How Necessity Creates Innovation in Science and Technology July 19-24, 2015 in New Orleans, LA The National WWII Museum is excited to announce a week-long professional development opportunity to take place in the summer of 2015 for middle school science teachers. Twenty eight teachers from across the country will come to New Orleans to experience hands-on how necessity, knowledge, perseverance and skill lead to inventions, innovation, and careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), just like in World War II. WHO CAN PARTICIPATE: The seminar application is open to any science teacher (public,…

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Family STEM Night

The STEM Hub is hosting a free Family STEM Night from 4:00pm – 8:00pm on Thursday, February 19th at the Riverbend Community Room (part of the Bend Park & Recreation District building in Riverbend Park). Drop in for hands-on science, technology, engineering, and math activities and to learn from partner organizations about regional STEM programs. All ages are welcome and snacks will be provided. Activities are informal and families can arrive anytime between 4:00pm and 8:00pm. Snacks and activities involving consumable materials will be first come, first served. Flyer (English)   |   Flyer (Spanish) Organizations interested in participating should contact hub director Kendall…

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