The Partnership provides access to courses and workshops for educators, in-school and out of school. Please find our current workshop/course schedule below.  If you would like more information or have a professional development need, please contact pd@pdxstem.org.

Introduction to the Next Generation Science Standards workshop

Learn about the NGSS and explore ways connect your programming to these STEM education best practices.

Date and time: November 6th, 9 – noon

Location: PMSP Offices (650 NW 118th Ave. Portland, 97229)

Target Audience: Community STEM educators

Course Fee: Free

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Collaboratory Meeting and Social Time

The Portland Metro STEM Partnership Collaboratory is a group of community education providers who provide or are interested in providing STEM opportunities to regional youth and/or other educators.  The group meetings 3-4 times per year.  Join us to network and discuss STEM topics and partnership priorities.

Date and time: November 8th, 9:30AM – 11AM

Capitol Center room 1810 (this is the campus that formerly
housed our offices)
18624 NW Walker Rd., Beaverton, 97006

No registration needed! Join us!

STEM Equity Ally Workshops

Mark your calendars to join us for any of the following
workshops that are of interest to you! These workshop modules were developed by the PMPS Equity LeNS (Equity Leadership Network for STEM) team last year.

Location: PMSP Offices (650 NW 118th Ave. Portland, 97229)

Target Audience: Community STEM educators

Course Fee: Free

Timing: 9:30AM – 12:30PM

Dates:

December 14: Inclusive Curriculum
– affirm student identities by designing curriculum that is relevant and responsive to students’ lives and cultures

January 16: Instructional Practices for STEM Equity
– develop caring relationships, communicate high expectations, and create inclusive environments

February 15: Equitable Discourse in STEM
-practices that support ALL students engaging in productive STEM talk

March 13: Implicit Bias and Microaggressions in STEM
– what they are, why they matter in STEM, and how to interrupt them

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Summer Workshops

2018 professional development opportunities will include the Physics for the Next Generation, Chemistry for the Next Generation, and Biology for the Next Generation. These workshops support the implementation of the NGSS-aligned high school curriculum developed by our partnering districts and PMSP TOSAs.

Please Note – There may be a cost to receive one-on-one support for your organization.