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PROFESSIONALS
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industry professionals into the classroom
to bring real world relevance to learning

Welcome to Oregon Connections

Oregon Connections is the next generation, web-based tool that makes it easy for industry professionals to connect with K-20 educators. Professionals can share their skills and expertise to bring real-world, authentic learning opportunities to all our students helping to create the next generation of innovators. Through in-person matches and virtual sessions, professionals can help students and teachers connect their classroom to the world of work. Together we can make a difference.

Featured Upcoming Live Industry Chats

The Secret Ingredient To Making Money

The Secret Ingredient To Making Money

  • 02/21/2017 10:00 AM Eastern Time

The Bureau of Engraving Printing is the United States' exclusive printer of U.S. paper currency.  In honor of Engineering Week, BEP Quality Engineer Mr. Ron Tobb will present some pretty cool facts and video on the different machines and tools...

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Magnet Engineering - An attractive future

Magnet Engineering - An attractive future

  • 02/21/2017 11:00 AM Eastern Time

Engineering in general is a career for problem solvers.  Engineers tackle the world's problems and develop solutions by working together to first understand the cause of the problem and explore possible solutions.  Almost every problem...

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Creating Chemistry and Making Our World Better: A Chemical Engineer's Story

Creating Chemistry and Making Our World Better: A Chemical Engineer's Story

  • 02/21/2017 02:00 PM Eastern Time

Join me to explore how I'm using my chemical engineering degree to make our world better. My company, BASF, has the slogan, "We create chemistry." I'll share my experiences creating chemistry and how chemical engineers like me are using math,...

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Zoology/ Marine Mammals

Zoology/ Marine Mammals

  • 02/22/2017 12:00 AM Eastern Time

I would love to offer a session in obtaining a degree in Zoology and what you can expect while going to school.  I would love to give students an idea of what to expect from classes and how to make yourself stand out from others.  I would...

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In-Person Classroom Volunteer Opportunities

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Requested By: Test Educator K12 ian1, BOONES FERRY PRIMARY SCHOOL

3/3/2017 3:00:00 AM Eastern Time

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NIKE Complex Tour

We would like to tour the NIKE Complex especially the child development center and the areas involving hospitality and food production in order to explore career options involved in Family and Consumer Sciences. 

Requested By: Mary Malepsy, ROSEBURG HIGH SCHOOL

4/4/2017 3:00:00 AM Eastern Time

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Career Exploration

I would like to provide positive male role models in the early childhood field in order to encourage male students to take a nontraditional career pathway. For all students I would like them to be exposed to more careers in the early childhood field....

Requested By: Mary Malepsy, ROSEBURG HIGH SCHOOL

3/23/2017 10:30:00 AM Eastern Time

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Putting data into graphs and spreadsheets using Google Sheets

My students have done several STEM activities and I am looking to teach them how to put the data they have collected into a spreadsheet and turning that into graphs.We use Google and Google Sheets.

Requested By: Lisa Auld, ANTONIA CRATER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

2/17/2017 4:30:00 PM Eastern Time

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