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  • Whipping up esteem for STEAM
    Whipping up esteem for STEAM
    Whipping up esteem for STEAM Grace Goodson hopes to stimulate young minds, assist educators As the daughter of a fish biologist and a research librarian, Grace Goodson enjoyed a childhood that was a fertile mixture of field experience and fact-checking. That blend makes her a perfect match for […]...
  • Momentum for mentors
    Momentum for mentors
    Momentum for mentors AmericCorps workers help DCPSS fulfill its mission in assisting youth to plan dynamic futures Great news for the upcoming academic year: Douglas County Partners for Student Success will be hosting two AmeriCorps members starting in early September! For those of you unfamiliar with the program, […]...
  • Partners' Post August 2016
    Partners’ Post August 2016
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  • Sparking a healthy interest
    Sparking a healthy interest
    Sparking a healthy interest Students get behind-the scenes glances at medical careers Considering what Jeremiah Jurich had just consumed in the past 22 minutes, his heart rate was surprisingly steady. His blood glucose level, however, spiked skyward. That was enough to impress the dozen or so teens who […]...
  • Grasping hands-on learning
    Grasping hands-on learning
    Grasping hands-on learning Kids thrive at Explore the Trades camp Twelve-year-old Caleb Holst ran his finger along the framework of PVC to show where he created a handle for the sprinkler he made in summer camp. “I can hold it like this and the water will come out […]...
  • Crafting a skill set
    Crafting a skill set
    Crafting a skill  set Free summer camps give youth hands-on training for possible career paths The oxy-acetylene torch’s first blast sputtered and died. But that didn’t faze 14-year-old Jon Manning as he stood at a bench in the Douglas High School metal shop. “I was holding it too […]...
  • Partners' Post June 2016
    Partners’ Post June 2016
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  • Educators: Sharpen your STEAM skills
    Educators: Sharpen your STEAM skills
    Educators: Sharpen your STEAM skills Professional learning opportunities open for STEAM educators Stay tuned for details, but here’s an early alert: The Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub, together with the Douglas Education Service District and several other partners, is bringing together resources to offer several professional learning opportunities in […]...