Bits and Bytes – October 21, 2016

Find information and opportunities for educators and education-interested folks below.


newsletter-headderEMSP Partner Meeting
The East Metro STEAM Partnership is seeking your input on the guiding documents as we move forward in the coming year.  We will have a draft of the Partnership Plan for your review as well as information regarding programming dollars.
Thursday, October 27th 4:00-5:30pm
Center for Advanced Learning
Register HERE

MakerSpace Learning Community

There are only 11 spots remaining for this session.  Please make sure to RSVP here!  The attendees will be selected in chronological order of RSVP.  

As discussed at the last session at Rockwood Library, please be sure to review the Group Norms and come prepared to provide any feedback you have at the beginning of the session.  
Below is a preview of our upcoming event at Impact NW on Monday, 10/24, 10am-Noon. The address is 10055 East Burnside Street, Portland, OR, 97216 and a parking map is attached.  
Event Preview:
Discussion Topic: The Optimal Challenge
Activity: Design a business card using Inkscape (Software) and a Laser Cutter.  See example photos below.  Computers w/ software will be provided to the attendees.  

download-1Women in Science Mixer at OMSI

November 2, 5:30pm-8:00pm

Register HERE

2016-OR-Women-and-Girls-summit-rectangle.pngOregon Summit on Women and Girls
Leaders of organizations serving Oregon’s women and girls are invited to the 2016 Oregon Summit on Women and Girls.  Our goal is to develop collaborative responses to the Women’s Foundation of Oregon’s Count Her In, a report on the status of women and girls in Oregon.
November 4th, 7:30am-4:00pm
Register HERE

coffee-311945_960_720Teachers in Bars Getting Coffee
Meet old friends and new. Grab something to eat and drink. Spend this informal time catching up, connecting, sharing cool stuff, getting inspired, hanging out, messing around and geeking out. Location will rotate among local area coffee shops and breakfast joints.
November 5th, 10am
Register HERE


downloadLeadership Opportunity

Morpheus Youth Project is seeking board members!

Find out more HERE


EVERFI is an online curriculum that provides lessons for Financial Capability, STEM Career Exploration, Health and Wellness, Career Leadership and Success, and Diversity and Inclusion.  The best part is that the program, professional development, and support are all FREE Shannon Gedo, regional rep for EverFi, will be in the area on November 7th and would like to meet with any interested schools or teachers.  Email: sgedo @


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