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

Shark Week Preview Session (PK-2)

Shark Week Preview Session (PK-2)

  • 06/20/2018 11:00 AM Eastern Time

This session will introduce students to megalodon and other sharks. Children's author Janet Riehecky will provide a recorded presentation and then conduct a live question and answer session. The audience ranges from PK to 2nd Grade. Prerequisites,...

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Shark Week Preview Session (Grades 3-5)

Shark Week Preview Session (Grades 3-5)

  • 06/20/2018 02:00 PM Eastern Time

This session will introduce students to sharks. A panel of experts will interact with the students. The audience ranges from 3rd to 5th Grade. Prerequisites, content, outcomes, and curriculum alignment should be adjusted based on the grade...

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Funeral Service

Funeral Service

  • 10/25/2018 12:00 PM Eastern Time

I will cover the funeral service industry as a whole as well as the evolution it has underwent in the recent years. Also, I will be covering what made me interested in the field as well as what I do in my career.Funerals are becoming more extravagant...

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Live Ship-to-Shore Connection with an Ocean Explorer from E/V Nautilus

Live Ship-to-Shore Connection with an Ocean Explorer from E/V Nautilus

  • 11/15/2018 11:00 AM Eastern Time

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In-Person Classroom Volunteer Opportunities

Aerial Survailance and robotics

We will be doing a 4 day summer camp from August 7th through August 10th.  We will be discussing planetary exploration and how we use aerial surveillance to map out planets then program robots to then drive a course for exploration on distant...

Requested By: Dylan McCann, TWALITY MIDDLE SCHOOL

8/7/2018 12:00:00 PM Eastern Time

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Job Shadow in Graphic Design

Josh S. is a senior who has completed Graphic Design and Applied Design classes at Lincoln High School and is proficient with PhotoShop and Illustrator. This year he is in our Publications class, working on the yearbook and school magazine. He is...

Requested By: Meg Kilmer, LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL

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