Education Matters!

Archive for the Career Exploration Category

Investigate our world during STEAM Month

Investigate our world during STEAM Month

Investigate our world during STEAM Month Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub highlights STEM disciplines in May Astrophysicist, author and speaker Neil deGrasse Tyson has been inspiring people of all ages for decades about the wonders of science. His common-sense comments on the subject are so numerous that they’d fill

READ MORE …

Professional development, week of March 28

Professional development, week of March 28 Here’s a great resource for teachers and other educators on the lookout for workshops, trainings and other professional development opportunities in the region. Go to http://www.douglasesd.k12.or.us/announcementnews/583 to see what’s happening in April and beyond.   Among the upcoming local opportunities are two

READ MORE …

Grant powers CTE/STEAM summer camps

Grant powers CTE/STEAM summer camps

Grant powers CTE/STEAM summer camps   Spring break brought good news to Douglas County educators and students, as the Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub was awarded a $198,060 grant for CTE/STEAM summer camps. Funding is available for two summers. Details are pending on sites and curriculum, but all camps

READ MORE …

New STEAM hubs expand outreach

New STEAM hubs expand outreach

  New STEAM hubs expand outreach  Five more hubs added to statewide list; boosting opportunities At Douglas County Partners for Student Success, part of our mission is to help inform educators of various professional opportunities, not just in our county, but statewide. Many of those are connected to

READ MORE …