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Salem, OR 97301
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MEETINGS

STEM Investment Council

The STEM Investment Council is established and authorized by House Bill 2636 (2012) established by section 1, chapter 519, Oregon Law 2011. The Council shall report to the Chief Education Officer.

The Council is established for the purpose of assisting the Chief education Officer in developing  and overseeing a long-term strategy to meet the following educational goals by 2025 related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics:

1) Double the percentage of students in 4th and 8th grades who are proficient or advanced in mathematics and science, as determined using a nationally representative assessment of students’ knowledge in mathematics and science.

2) Double the number of students who earn a post-secondary degree requiring proficiency in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics.

STEM Council Members:

Jim Piro (Chair), President & CEO, Portland General Electric

Eric Meslow, President, Timbercon

Thompson Morrison, Chief Strategy Officer, Innovate Oregon

Herb Fricke, President, Akana

Lisa Graham, CEO, Alkemy Innovation

Dwayne Johnson, Managing Partner, ScaleUp Partners

Romanna Flores, Application Developer, Intel

Celeste Edman, CEO, Lunar Logic

 

Oregon STEM Education Plan

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UPCOMING MEETINGS
August 9, 2017 
2-3:30pm
Two World Trade Center – Oregon Room
25 SW Salmon St., Portland

PUBLIC CALL-IN INFORMATION
Dial 1 877 309 2073 ; Code 792-089-997 

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STEM: Communications and Advocacy Subcommittee

Charge: Create a messaging platform for key stakeholder groups (e.g. business, legislators, parents, students, educators) that articulates the urgency to inspire and prepare more Oregonians to meet the economic and workforce demands in STEM. Develop a plan to engage decision-makers to ensure that our efforts are aligned well with the interests of communities and key constituencies.

Membership: Eric Meslow, Chair, Aubrey Clark and Dwayne Johnson.

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UPCOMING MEETINGS
No meeting scheduled 

PUBLIC CALL-IN INFORMATION
Dial: 888-204-5984
Code: 992939

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STEM: Data and Metrics Subcommittee

Charge: Oversee the development of key metrics and indicators to monitor and assess progress toward the longer-term goals and outcomes of the strategic plan. The subcommittee, with assistance from other analytical experts, will recommend essential definitions needed, such as: What is a STEM job? What is a STEM degree/certificate?; and, What is a STEM course? Furthermore, the subcommittee will include expertise from the Oregon Employment Department, the ODE, the HECC, and the research team within the Chief Education Office.


Membership: Lisa Graham, (Chair) and Jim Piro

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UPCOMING MEETINGS
TBD

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STEM: Strategic Plan Development Subcommittee

Charge: Lead a collaborative and inclusive process with diverse stakeholder networks to develop a strategic plan for STEM education in Oregon.


Membership: Thompson Morrison (Chair) and Herb Fricke

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UPCOMING MEETINGS
No upcoming meetings scheduled

PUBLIC CALL-IN INFORMATION
Dial: 888-204-5984
Code: 992939

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Poverty Workgroup

Charge:The Chief Education Office shall convene a workgroup to produce a report, no later than November 15, 2015, on how State School Fund expenditures relate to the educational achievements of students from families in poverty.

Members

HB 2968 Legislative Report

Past Meeting Materials:
October 1, 2015 Part 1, 2, 3     AUDIO
October 30, 2015                    AUDIO

 

UPCOMING MEETINGS
No other meetings scheduled.

PUBLIC CALL-IN INFORMATION
Dial: 888-204-5984
Code: 992939

Oregon Educator Equity Advisory Group

Charge: The Oregon Educator Equity Advisory Group is an 18+ member group convened in February 2014 by Oregon’s Chief Education Officer Nancy Golden and charged to: 

  • Research, coordinate and oversee legislative reports deriving from SB 755 that outline Oregon’s current status and progress toward diversifying the educator workforce and to spotlight/recommend/drive needed practices and policies;

  • Ensure that the voices of culturally and linguistically citizens in Oregon are engaged in examining root causes, current assets, and needed changes in policy and practices that can help diversify Oregon’s educator workforce; 

  • Review progress and results from funded state investments intended to recruit, prepare, retain, and advance Oregon’s educator workforce; and,

  • Recommend future investments for the state that can improve students’ access to more culturally and linguistically diverse educators


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UPCOMING MEETINGS

1:00pm – 3:00pm
Parkrose School District Boardroom 
10636 NE Prescott St.
Portland, OR 97220
Call-In Information (888) 557-8511
Access code: 5579138#

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Network for Quality Teaching and Learning Advisory Committee

Charge: Educators are the single-greatest in school factor affecting student success. It is imperative that we have prepared, skilled teachers to ensure that each and every one of Oregon’s students has the opportunity to achieve their potential. The Network for Quality Teaching and Learning was created to enhance a culture of leadership and collaborative responsibility for advancing the profession of teaching and to equip educators at the community level with the resources and skills necessary to teach and inspire the next generation of Oregonians.

Created by the Oregon Legislature, the Network acts as a statewide umbrella of support for teachers, funding key educator development initiatives including:

• Supporting new teachers and administrators through mentoring.

• Providing educators with professional learning opportunities such as
  peer-to-peer training, mentoring and leadership groups.

• Supporting efforts to improve recruitment, preparation, induction,
  career advancement opportunities and support of educators.

• Building an educator workforce that mirrors Oregon’s student demographics.

• Forming a shared virtual space where educators can work together to access,
  create and pool their resources that improve practice.

• Scaling up effective practices and removing barriers to implementation.

• Using data to document educator working conditions to determine where
  resources and supports are needed to provide the most effective teaching and 
  learning environment for students.

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UPCOMING MEETINGS
Next meeting not scheduled.

PUBLIC CALL-IN INFORMATION
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Code: 5579138#

Historical Meeting ArchivesOregon Partnership Project: 2016

DOWNLOADABLE RESOURCES

IN THE MEDIA

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News Release: State Releases Absenteeism Report Featuring Student and Family Perspectives

Chief Education Office, Equity, In The Media

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News Release: Oregon Educators Report Improved Teaching and Learning Conditions

In The Media

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NEWS RELEASE: Governor Brown Taps Colt Gill as Education Innovation Officer

In The Media

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Eastern Oregon gives input in new state education plan

In The Media, K-12/Oregon Department of Education

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Governor Brown Announces Members of New Council on Educator Advancement

Age 3 to Grade 3, Chief Education Office, Early Learning Division, Equity, High School to College/University, Higher Education Coordinating Commission, In The Media, K-12/Oregon Department of Education, Poverty

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STEM education hub created in East County

Chief Education Office, In The Media, K-12/Oregon Department of Education

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News Release: March 1st deadline for Oregon Promise and OSAC scholarship application

Higher Education Coordinating Commission, In The Media

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NEWS RELEASE: State Officials Announce: Newly Funded Cohort of Regional STEM Partnerships

In The Media, K-12/Oregon Department of Education

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Graduation rates: Schools break down secrets for success

In The Media, K-12/Oregon Department of Education

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Oregon Promise deadline fast approaching

Higher Education Coordinating Commission, In The Media

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State Officials Announce: Oregon Kindergarteners Better Prepared for School

Early Learning Division, In The Media

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Oregon high school graduation rate improves

In The Media, K-12/Oregon Department of Education

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News Release: State Graduation Rate Rises Two Percent

In The Media, K-12/Oregon Department of Education

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News Release: Governor Brown Creates the Governor’s Council on Educator Advancement

Age 3 to Grade 3, Chief Education Office, College/University to Workforce, Early Learning Division, Equity, High School to College/University, Higher Education Coordinating Commission, In The Media, K-12/Oregon Department of Education, Poverty

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News Release: Statements from Governor Kate Brown and Ben Cannon on Oregon ranking #1 nationally for higher ed funding improvement

Higher Education Coordinating Commission, In The Media

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Oregon invests $9 million for hands-on learning

In The Media, K-12/Oregon Department of Education

FAST FACTS

Oregon Children 0-4

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Students reading above proficiency in the third grade, are 2X as likely to graduate high school and 3x times as likely to go on to college.

Oregon K-12 Students

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In the past 10 years STEM related jobs have grown 3x faster than non-STEM jobs.

High School Graduates Last Year

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In Oregon between 1997-98 and 2011-12, K-12 students reporting their language of origin as one other than English has risen about 330%.