BITS & BYTES – February 9, 2017

FIND INFORMATION AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR EDUCATORS AND EDUCATION-INTERESTED FOLKS BELOW. Events:  COMMUNITY: February 21, 2017 6:00-8:30 pm    Design + Culture Lab has partnered with Portland Development Commission to host an event for the PDC Techtown Diversity Pledge, an initiative that seeks to address the underrepresentation of women and people of color in Portland’s tech industry.  Register … Continue reading BITS & BYTES – February 9, 2017

Bits & Bytes – January 26, 2017

FIND INFORMATION AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR EDUCATORS AND EDUCATION-INTERESTED FOLKS BELOW. EVENTS:  EVERYONE: February 2, 2017 - East County Caring Community Meeting.   Join for the February meeting of the Caring Community, a collaborative group addressing the needs of East County communities. This month, we will hear from the Multnomah County Health Department, the Early Assessment and Support Alliance, … Continue reading Bits & Bytes – January 26, 2017

Bits & Bytes – January 19, 2017

FIND INFORMATION AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR EDUCATORS AND EDUCATION-INTERESTED FOLKS BELOW. EVENTS: EVERYONE - January 28  - Get ready for a family-friendly NERD CAMP! Kids programming will run 5:30-7:30, and will include: a magic show by Mathias: The Charming Cardist!, an introduction to all the fantastic superheroes from marginalized cultures, presented by Books with Pictures!, small group discussions about … Continue reading Bits & Bytes – January 19, 2017

Bits & Bytes – January 5, 2017

FIND INFORMATION AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR EDUCATORS AND EDUCATION-INTERESTED FOLKS BELOW. EVENTS: THIS Saturday!  Teachers in Bars Getting Coffee will be at Kainos Coffee!  Swing by and visit!   RSVP HERE     OSTA Professional Development and Conference!  Find more info HERE. OPPORTUNITIES: STUDENTS: Oregon Zoo Animal Presenters (ZAP) application are open NOW!  They close on January … Continue reading Bits & Bytes – January 5, 2017

Bits & Bytes – December 16, 2016

FIND INFORMATION AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR EDUCATORS AND EDUCATION-INTERESTED FOLKS BELOW. EVENTS: Pockets of Innovation!  Check out the Showcase of ideas HERE.  Join us on Monday for the final elevation of 15 Pockets of Innovation!  RSVP HERE   Saturday, March 4th -EdCamp PDX -  An edcamp is an informal unconference-style day of professional development organized and … Continue reading Bits & Bytes – December 16, 2016

Bits & Bytes – December 1, 2016

FIND INFORMATION AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR EDUCATORS AND EDUCATION-INTERESTED FOLKS BELOW. EVENTS: STUDENTS –  iUrban Teen’s STEM + Art Summit has been rescheduled for December 10th!  It is a FREE day of STEAM exploration and lunch is provided.  The event aligns with the global Hour of Code events. OPPORTUNITIES: Resources are available to provide teachers with … Continue reading Bits & Bytes – December 1, 2016

Bits & Bytes – November 3, 2016

FIND INFORMATION AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR EDUCATORS AND EDUCATION-INTERESTED FOLKS BELOW. EVENTS:  TEACHERS - Shannon Gedo, west-coast school manager for EverFi, will be in Portland November 9th - 11th.  EverFi is a FREE online curriculum and can support STEM career exploration, financial literacy, and many other subjects.  You can reach Shannon at -  sgedo@everfi.com TEACHERS -  NSTA's Portland … Continue reading Bits & Bytes – November 3, 2016

Bits and Bytes – October 21, 2016

Find information and opportunities for educators and education-interested folks below. EVENTS: EMSP 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, … Continue reading Bits and Bytes – October 21, 2016