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

Career in Family Medicine

Career in Family Medicine

  • 04/25/2017 02:15 PM Eastern Time

Family Physicians are at the forefront of primary care.  And, in an increasingly fragmented world of medicine, family physicians are committed to treating the whole person.  During this session, I will discuss my career in Family Medicine,...

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Preparing for Debt: An Introduction to Credit Cards and Student Loans

Preparing for Debt: An Introduction to Credit Cards and Student Loans

  • 04/26/2017 11:30 AM Eastern Time

Taking on debt is inevitable for most of us at some point in our lives. But not all debt is the same, and not all forms of credit are necessarily bad. This session will introduce some of the common types of debt high school students may encounter,...

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Music Video Production

Music Video Production

  • 04/26/2017 12:00 PM Eastern Time

Having done videos for the biggest names in music i.e. Justin Bieber,Bruno Mars,Robbin Thick and many more. I would like to talk about the ins and outs of music video shooting,editing,coloring and writing treatments.

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Virtual Environmental Field Trips

Virtual Environmental Field Trips

  • 04/26/2017 02:00 PM Eastern Time

Join me on an environmental field trip. The trips demonstrate the use of basic surveying tools used by geologists and the use of common sensors used by meteorologists. The trips can be tailored for any of the following subject areas: hiking...

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In-Person Classroom Volunteer Opportunities

Power UP! Learning Basic Circuitry

Hello,We have a group of middle school students, grades 6-8, who have signed up for after school learning on the topic of circuits.We are using SparkFun materials to create circuits with adhesive copper tape, LEDs, coin cell batteries.  We will...

Requested By: Jo Barendse, THOMAS R FOWLER MIDDLE SCHOOL

4/27/2017 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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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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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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