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

Workforce Solutions and CareerSource - Construction Industry

Workforce Solutions and CareerSource - Construction Industry

  • 02/21/2018 11:00 AM Eastern Time

This presentation from multiple construction companies is geared toward educating adult learners about careers in construction and  the education pathways to enter those careers.

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ENGINEERS WEEK: Chasing the Total Solar Eclipse

ENGINEERS WEEK: Chasing the Total Solar Eclipse

  • 02/21/2018 11:15 AM Eastern Time

Rihana Mungin is a graduate student at Portland State University. Rihana studies fluid dynamics in PSU's Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science. Last summer, Rihana was a member of a PSU engineering team that sent balloons into the...

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ENGINEERS WEEK: Working in Software at Intel

ENGINEERS WEEK: Working in Software at Intel

  • 02/21/2018 01:00 PM Eastern Time

To celebrate National Engineering Week, I will be sharing what it is like to work in Software at Intel. Students will hear about my journey and some of the cool projects I work on now. They will also be lead through an interactive coding session.

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Introduction to the Importance of Emergency Management and Homeland Security

Introduction to the Importance of Emergency Management and Homeland Security

  • 02/21/2018 03:00 PM Eastern Time

This session will give students an introduction into the field of emergency management, which encompasses preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery. I will briefly touch on the many different fields you can enter into with a degree in...

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In-Person Classroom Volunteer Opportunities

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Requested By: Scott Hiromura, TWALITY MIDDLE SCHOOL

6/22/2018 3:00:00 AM Eastern Time

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Findley Science Fair

 I am a parent at Findley Elementary school who organizes the science fair. I would like two volunteers to come tot he fair and do the Pop Fly activity with groups of kids. Pop Fly Challenge:  Invent a way to send a ping-pong ball...

Requested By: Priscilla Lundberg

3/14/2018 8:30:00 PM Eastern Time

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STEAM Night

This is a STEAM Night for the 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders at Metzger Elementary School.

Requested By: Tonya Hamilton, METZGER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

3/14/2018 7:30:00 PM Eastern Time

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Using circuitry, electronics in engineering carreers

We have been studying conductors and inputs and outputs.  Studying how and why a blackout occurs and what can be done to decrease the amounts of blackouts(in the fictitious city).  

Requested By: Brooke Godfrey, IMLAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

3/19/2018 3:45:00 PM Eastern Time

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