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

Healthcare Industry Chat and Virtual Tour

Healthcare Industry Chat and Virtual Tour

  • 08/22/2018 11:00 AM Eastern Time

This presentation from multiple Healthcare companies is geared toward educating individuals searching for a career and/or adult learners about careers in Healthcare and the educational pathways to enter those careers. The presentation is brought...

More Details...   Sign Up Now!  
How to Turn Criticism into Useful Feedback

How to Turn Criticism into Useful Feedback

  • 09/10/2018 12:00 PM Eastern Time

This session will help you take the sting out of criticism and teach you how to get important feedback you can use to become better at what you do. Do you have a hard time receiving feedback? How we deal with feedback impacts the way we move forward...

More Details...   Sign Up Now!  
Going with the Flow: Social Emotional Learning through Poetry

Going with the Flow: Social Emotional Learning through Poetry

  • 09/13/2018 02:30 PM Eastern Time

This session is designed to integrate poetry with elements of therapy into social emotional learning settings.  I want students to gain a better understanding of what is going on inside their own head, and explore how to use poetry as a form of...

More Details...   Sign Up Now!  
HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH: Sugar Skull Making for Day of the Dead

HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH: Sugar Skull Making for Day of the Dead

  • 09/18/2018 12:30 PM Eastern Time

Sugar Skull Making El Día de Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a Mexican tradition celebrated on the first and second of November. It is a lively celebration of both life and death, during which families come...

More Details...   Sign Up Now!  
Show All Industry Chats

In-Person Classroom Volunteer Opportunities

Oregon Ed Tech Professional Development Cadre

 We are a group of educators from around Oregon. The Oregon Ed Tech Professional Development Cadre is starting its 18th year. We we have four goals that transfer year to year:Providing forums for networking and ongoing collaborative...

Requested By: Melissa Garner

9/26/2018 12:00:00 PM Eastern Time

More Details... Sign Up Now!  

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

More Details... Sign Up Now!  

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

More Details... Sign Up Now!  

Show All In-Person Opportunities