Welcome to the Rural STEAM Leadership Network
The Rural STEAM Leadership Network offers diverse virtual and in person opportunities for rural educators to join in and lead statewide conversations about what it means - professionally and personally - to teach in rural Oregon. The Network is designed and facilitated by Cristina Trecha.
The network has now grown to over 280 PreK-12 rural educators and administrators since its initial launch in early 2020. JOIN FOR FREE HERE
2023 Summer Adventures
Teachers from Rainier, Oregon and Seaside School District staff stop for a moment to take in the ocean view on a tour of the trails at the new Seaside Middle and High School on the Oregon Coast.
Check Out What We're Reading this Summer!
Rural Lane County High School Teachers exploring the coastal dune phenomena in Florence, Oregon. (Spring 2023)
Click Below for Resources, Recordings, and More from 2019-Summer 2023
Our Growing Library of Resources for Learning About Oregon's Nine Federally Recognized Tribes, Teaching Tribal History/Shared History, and More Resources Around What it Means to Live and Teach on Native Land
The Rural STEAM Leadership Network was initially funded from 2019-2023 by Innovation Grant Funds from the Oregon Department of Education in a partnership between seven Oregon STE[A]M Hubs who are interested in learning more about, and also investing deeply into, the rural districts and communities they serve.
Additional funding provided in 2022 and 2023 by the Gray Family Foundation and Lane Educational Service District.