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Local Resources

The STEAM Asset Map presents all available school-based STEAM programming for youth in Lane County, and visually depicts the location of these community assets. Mapped programming includes opportunities offered directly by schools themselves, as well as opportunities offered by organizations in partnerships with schools.

Do you know about a STEM event that you’d like to add to our upcoming STEM Calendar? Please enter the information on this form so that we can help keep the community informed. Additionally, you can use this form to make funds requests from Lane STEM for your event.

Go to the STEAM Asset Map

Go to the STEM Event Form

Professional Development

Lane STEM is responsible for the promotion, coordination and further development of successful professional learning opportunities to achieve a broader and equitable impact.  Our efforts are focused on increasing the capacity of our educators to align their curriculum with NGSS standards. We’re pleased to offer a Teacher Facilitator Training for K-5 Science teachers in NGSS Standards. The application is available here!

Download this flyer!.

2017 OSTA Fall Conference on Science Education
Full STEAM Ahead: Unleash the Power of NGSS
October 13-14, 2017, Portland Community College Sylvania Campus

Share your expertise by submitting a session proposal. We are currently soliciting proposals for sessions in the following strands:

  • Phenomenon: Exploring Your World
  • Equity: All Aboard!
  • Generating Energy Through the Interconnectedness of STEAM

For details about each strand, and to submit your proposal, see our Conference Page. Deadline for submissions is April 30, 2017.

Funding Opportunities

We want to increase opportunities for historically under-resourced schools and underserved students by providing access to funding to purchase classroom equipment, support scholarships, and elevate community-wide events.  Current funding opportunities can be found here.