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  • Partners' Post Nov.-Dec. 2017
    Partners’ Post Nov.-Dec. 2017
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  • Welcome resource
    Welcome resource
    Welcome resource Meyer grant offers opportunity for local youth, economy Career-connected learning opportunities for Douglas County youth got a huge boost in November with the announcement of a Meyer Memorial Trust grant of nearly $250,000 to Umpqua Community College, in partnership with Douglas County Partners for Student Success. […]...
  • Crusade accolade
    Crusade accolade
    Crusade accolade Gwen Soderberg-Chase of DCPSS named Champion of Youth A favorite scene from the classic film “The Wizard of Oz” has given us the legacy of a great quote: “Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain!” In the movie, the wizard had a secret to […]...
  • Focus on the future
    Focus on the future
    Focus on the future AmeriCorps members help local students shape post-graduation plans Multiple conversations ricochet through Phoenix Charter School’s Future Business Leaders of America classroom on a fall morning. Teens are exploring personal finance websites, creating posters for a holiday party at the local senior center and talking […]...
  • Check out this library
    Check out this library
    Check out this library Douglas County educators are invited to attend Dec. 9 workshop Did you know that the Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub has a treasure trove of STEAM resources, all available for educators to check out for free? And you don’t even have to keep track of […]...
  • Making STEAM dreams  come true
    Making STEAM dreams come true
    Making STEAM dreams come true The Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub and STEM Oregon are helping to spread the word about Solve for Tomorrow, a competition that aims to promote STEAM in public schools around the US. Solve for Tomorrow is a contest in which middle and high school […]...
  • Partners' Post October 2017
    Partners’ Post October 2017
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  • A parade of trades
    A parade of trades
    A parade of trades Students from three counties explore career options at Canyonville expo More than 60 exhibitors converged with about 800 students for the Sept. 28 Southern Oregon Trade Careers Expo, an indoor-outdoor gathering designed to introduce teens to job options in numerous skilled trades industries. Students […]...