Oregon Based Resources


Improving the outcomes of students in Oregon's 21st CCLC programs

Topic Areas > STEM / STEAM

Oregon Based Resources

  • 4-H Tech Wizards. STEM mentoring program, based out of Oregon State University, provides culturally responsive afterschool and small-group mentoring programs for youth, grades 4-12. 

  • Center for Research on Lifelong STEM Learning at Oregon State University researches STEM teaching and learning across all settings (in and out of school) and across the lifespan.

  • Linking STEM to the Oregon Framework, was delivered at the Oregon 21st CCLC Fall Conference on October 18, 2013. ODE STEM specialists Jamie Rumage and Tom Thompson discussed the history of STEM education in Oregon and ideas for incorporating STEM instruction into afterschool programs.

  • Mathematics and Science Partnerships, Title II-B.  Grant program at the Oregon Department of Education promotes the academic achievement of students in math and science by enhancing content knowledge and teaching skills of classroom teachers by partnering high-needs districts with STEM faculty in institutions of higher education. 

  • Oregon Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement (MESA). Oregon chapter of a national partnership of MESA programs from eight states that share a common academic enrichment model for helping disadvantaged students excel in math and science and earn college degrees in STEM fields.

  • Oregon Regional STEM Partnerships from the Oregon Department of Education.

  • Oregon STEM Education Initiative from the Oregon Department of Education provides additional details about Oregon's STEM education policy, priority and related initiatives.

  • OregonASK, STEM. Provides a helpful collection of links to STEM information, case studies, and curriculum guides from national and Oregon-specific sources.

  • Science & Math Investigative Learning Program (SMILE) at Oregon State University. Pre-college program has a particular focus on serving minority, low-income, historically underrepresented, and other educationally underserved students from rural areas. 

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