Oregon Coast STEM Hub
November 2022


For Educators 

Visit the PD page on the STEM Hub website
ROV Building Workshop for Educators
Dec 10 at 9AM - 4PM in Newport
Grade 6-12 educators will learn how to build a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) and learn how to get their students involved in building underwater robots and competing in the MATE ROV Competition. Stipend and ROV included. Learn more
OFRI Conference & Envirothon Training
Nov Dec 14 & 15 in Silverton, OR
The in-person Oregon Forest Resources Institute (OFRI) Natural Resource Educators Conference on Dec 14 will focus on the social, economic, and ecological aspects of Oregon's natural resources. An optional second day is training for Oregon Envirothon 2023. Learn more

Computer Science Opportunities

Apply for Computer Science Funds!
Available to Oregon Coast STEM Hub Partners

*Are you an in-school or out-of-school educator working with coastal K-12 youth?
*Do you need help integrating computer science (CS) into your curriculum?
*Do you work with underrepresented or marginalized youth who may not have access to Computer Science through STEM education?

The Oregon Coast STEM Hub has funding from the Oregon Department of Education to support our coastal districts and partners to purchase Computer Science equipment and project funding.
Apply by Dec 31 * Download a flyer

Statewide Computer Science Plan Engagement Sessions

The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) and the Higher Education Coordinating Commission (HECC) are hosting virutal engagement sessions in December and January to discuss and share ideas on the 2022 Governor’s computer science directive. They are hoping to hear from educators, career connected partners, students, families, community members from across the state. Learn more
CS Education Week
December 5-11, 2022

Computer Science Education Week is an annual call to action to inspire K-12 students to learn computer science, advocate for equity, and celebrate the contributions of students, teachers, and partners to the field. Learn more at

What a great way to get ideas to implement in your CS funding application (see above)!

CoastWatch in the Schools
For Coos, Curry, and Douglas County

CoastWatch is looking to engage three to six classrooms to participate in springtime art, ecology and shoreline workshops. Learn about king tides, marine debris, snowy plover habitats, and more! Funding is available. Contact CoastWatch by Dec 21 to express interest.
Learn more * Visit Website

Mathways +1 Financial Algebra
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 in Lincoln County. The Financial Algebra Course engages students with real-world financial applications while maintaining deep mathematical rigor. To learn more and to see this course in action either in person (travel reimbursement included) or via Zoom please contact Lincoln County School District.

Educators, we need your input!
Oregon Connections Sessions
Oregon STEM Hubs are planning two virtual EVENTS for the Oregon Connections platform in 2023:
Oregon Career Fair - February 6-12, 2022
Computer Science - April, TBD
You can help the planning team recruit presenters, topics, and pick useful session times for these events by taking this SHORT survey:
Accelerate Winner: Oregon STEM
Oregon's Regional STEM Hub Network

The Catalyze Challenge is a grant competition designed to improve young people’s career readiness and engagement with education. OregonSTEM recently received funding for its Spark Oregon proposal:

Spark Oregon uses a pathfinding tool –YouScience– to develop a spectrum of culturally relevant career-connected learning resources that prepare rural Oregon students through hands-on learning projects with an earn-to-learn approach.

This Catalyze Challenge award will allow for a broad spectrum of culturally relevant, career-connected paid internship opportunities in Oregon, affording students the opportunity to explore career pathways across a diverse employment landscape.
Learn more

Oregon Coast STEM Hub logo
Visit the Oregon Coast STEM Hub
website to learn more About us, discover Hub Happenings, see a list of our Partners, and find out how YOU can get involved.

The next quarterly Leadership Council meeting will be held online on December 6, 2022. As usual, all partners and community members are welcome to attend. For more information and to RSVP,
contact us.
Header photo credit: Tiffany Woods, Oregon Sea Grant
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Hatfield Marine Science Center
2030 SE Marine Science Drive
Newport, OR 97365

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