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

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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

Basics of Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) 3D Printing

Basics of Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) 3D Printing

  • 08/28/2017 02:00 PM Eastern Time

For this talk, we will be discussing the basics of a common form of 3D Printing known as Fused Deposition Modeling. This method of object creation is extremely popular in current 3D printer designs due to the ease of design, use, and cost to produce....

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Explore Nepris! A Chat for St. Landry Parish Educators

Explore Nepris! A Chat for St. Landry Parish Educators

  • 08/30/2017 03:15 PM Eastern Time

In this session we will explore the Acadiana Career Platform which is powered by Nepris. This session is for educators in St. Landry Parish or other parishes that utilize Nepris.**Please note that if you are an educator who is not in the state of...

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LinkedIn

LinkedIn

  • 09/11/2017 10:30 AM Eastern Time

How to build a professional LinkedIn profile and establish your professional brand. Step by step instructions (through online screen sharing) for developing your LinkedIn profile.

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Career Day Exploration:  What is a Copywriter, and what do you do?

Career Day Exploration: What is a Copywriter, and what do you do?

  • 09/12/2017 01:00 PM Eastern Time

An interactive presentation about copywriting which may include brainstorming sessions depending upon needs of the Educator.  I have attached the complete presentation for you to look over and let me know what parts you would like me to...

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In-Person Classroom Volunteer Opportunities

AVID Career Exploration

AVID is an elective class that has a focus on college readiness for all students. Students work on study skills, writing, organization, and planning for their future. The class is an opportunity to introduce students, who are historically...

Requested By: Suzanne Peerenboom, FIVE OAKS MIDDLE SCHOOL

10/2/2017 12:30:00 PM Eastern Time

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Solving Systems of Equations

How to set up and solve systems of equations using the equal values method, substitution, and elimination.

Requested By: Anne Muehleck, TUALATIN HIGH SCHOOL

12/14/2017 3:30:00 PM Eastern Time

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Climate Change

My class has been studying the political and social implications of climate change and sustainability - what are some differing perspectives on climate change? Who tends to hold which beliefs? What actions or inactions can societies take to combat or...

Requested By: Sarah Cunningham, TWALITY MIDDLE SCHOOL

10/23/2017 2:00:00 PM Eastern Time

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Using Optimization techniques in industry, engineering, business, or finance

My students have learned the basics of differential calculus -- limits, derivatives, tangent lines, extrema, and it is now time to apply their knowledge.  One classic topic that we are ready to tackle is "optimization problems.

Requested By: Jim Wiechmann, TUALATIN HIGH SCHOOL

11/21/2017 11:00:00 AM Eastern Time

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