Rural STEAM Leadership Network

The Rural STEAM Leadership Network is made possible by Innovation Grant Funds from the Oregon Department of Education. It is 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 that they serve.

Learning Facilitator Pathway

(Summer 2022 - In Person)

The Learning Facilitator Pathway for K-8 Educators seeking to build skills and confidence to present and lead professional development in person for other adults. This program does not address curriculum, standards, or teaching strategies for students.

Mileage and lunch provided. PDU's for all and $750 project pay available.

Southern Oregon (pick one of two options):

Monday-Tuesday June 20th-21st 9am-3pm || Chiloquin Jr/Sr High School


Wednesday-Thursday June 22nd-23rd 9am-3pm || Science Works, Ashland

Central Oregon Coast:

Monday-Tuesday June 27th-28th 9am-3pm || Honeyman State Park Hall, Florence

Mid-Valley Oregon (Linn-Benton):

Tuesday-Wednesday August 2nd-3rd 9am-3pm || Linn-Benton Community College

NW & North Coast (Clatsop, Columbia, & Tillamook)

Monday-Tuesday August 8th-9th 9am-3pm || Columbia Maritime Museum, Astoria

Umpqua Valley:

Monday-Tuesday August 15th-16th 9am-3pm || Umpqua Community College

Southern Oregon Coast:

Thursday-Friday August 18th-19th 9am-3pm || Curry Public Library, Gold Beach

Central Oregon:

Monday-Tuesday August 22nd-23rd 9am-3pm || High Desert ESD, Redmond

Distance Learning Facilitator Pathway

Apply HERE

Virtual on Zoom & Statewide

Distance Facilitation Institute for K-8 Rural Educators interested in building facilitation skills for presenting and leading professional development on Zoom for other adults.

On Zoom Thursdays in August: 8/4, 8/11, 8/18, & 8/25

4:05pm-6:00pm Pacific/5:05pm-7:00pm Mountain

Project Pay/Stipend of $750 and PDU's available.

Winter-Spring 2022 Rural Learning Collaborative Opportunities

Click below to register for any and all series for free! Join when you can and earn 1 PDU per session.

Place-Based Education

The Last Monday of the month

4:05pm-5:15pm PST

5:05pm-6:15pm MST

1/31, 2/28, 3/28, & 4/25

Rural Realities Check In

Every 4th Tuesday

4:05pm-5:15pm PST 5:05pm-6:15pm MST

1/25, 2/22, & 4/19

Developing STEAM Identities in Rural Regions

Every 3rd Wednesday

4:05pm-5:15pm PST

5:05pm-6:15pm MST

1/19, 2/16, 3/16, & 4/20

STEAM Integration in the Classroom

Every 2nd Thursday

4:05pm-5:15pm PST

5:05pm-6:15pm MST

1/13, 2/10, 3/10, & 4/14

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