CONNECTING INDUSTRY
PROFESSIONALS
TO EVERY CLASSROOM!

We make it easy for teachers to invite
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 Rocky Road to Medical School

The Rocky Road to Medical School

  • 03/27/2017 12:00 PM Eastern Time

The struggles I faced when determining my future career, and what made me switch my goals in the end.

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Water Management in New Orleans

Water Management in New Orleans

  • 03/28/2017 11:00 AM Eastern Time

The Sewerage and Water Board provides drinking water, drainage and wastewater treatment for Orleans Parish. We will focus on stormwater management and drainage. I will share an overview of our watershed and water quality information, highlighting how...

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Volcano Explorers 3 of 3: Can we forecast volcanic eruptions?

Volcano Explorers 3 of 3: Can we forecast volcanic eruptions?

  • 03/28/2017 01:00 PM Eastern Time

Seth MoranSeismologist and Scientist in Charge of the USGS Cascades Volcano ObservatoryAs the world witnessed in 1980, volcanoes like Mount St. Helens can erupt with devastating consequences. Today, scientists with the USGS?Cascades Volcano...

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Landscape Architects Design Green Infrastructure

Landscape Architects Design Green Infrastructure

  • 03/28/2017 02:30 PM Eastern Time

This session will cover a brief overview of natural water systems and human-made drainage systems, followed by the adverse and beneficial impacts of each. The profession of Landscape Architecture will be explained, particularly how we design water...

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In-Person Classroom Volunteer Opportunities

Judge Science Competition

Hi! I am coordinating the Science Olympiad tournament at Oregon State University on Saturday, April 8th. I am looking for someone to judge the Bottle Rocket event. This would involve judging each team's build according to a scoresheet and...

Requested By: Sheryl Sargent, HAPPY VALLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL

4/8/2017 3:00:00 AM Eastern Time

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Native American Tribes in Oregon, Cow Creek Tribe

We are studying the tribes of Oregon.  I would like to have a presentation focus on a local tribe, their culture, way of life, and artifacts.  For my students to have a better understanding of tribes.

Requested By: Sarah Henry-Patt, OAKLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

4/13/2017 5:30:00 PM 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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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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