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Center for Advanced Technology in Education (CATE) -- The Center for Advanced Technology in Education (CATE) is an Oregon State System of Higher Education approved research and outreach center dedicated to investigating and promoting the use of advanced technology in education.
Education, Department of -- Access information ranging from statistics and reports to curriculum and standards.
Environmental Health Sciences Community Outreach & Education -- The goal at Oregon State University's Community Outreach Education Program is to increase the public's ability to understand and to make informed decisions on issues relevant to the role of environmental factors in health and disease, on both a personal and societal level.
Mathematics, Engineering, Science
Achievement -- MESA is a program designed to increase the numbers of African American,
Hispanic, American Indian, and women students in mathematics, engineering, and science
Northwest Regional Educational Library (NWREL) --NWREL is part of a national network of ten educational
laboratories that focuses on educational needs in the region by conducting research and
development and providing training and technical assistance through events, including
conferences, workshops, and onsite activities. NWREL's primary service area is the
Northwestern states of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.
Oregon BioHistory -- Learn about significant milestones in the historical development of
Oregon's biotechnology & medical technology industry.
Oregon Libraries -- Links to local libraries in the state of Oregon.
Oregon PTA -- The Oregon PTA's mission is to support and speak on behalf of children and youth in the schools, in the community and before governmental bodies and other organizations that make decisions affecting children; to assist parents in developing the skills they need to raise and protect their children; and to encourage parent and public involvement in the public schools of this nation.
Oregon Public Education Network (OPEN) -- OPEN's mission is to enable all of Oregon's K-12 schools to participate in a coordinated information network allowing for students and educators to reach technology based classes and resources.
Oregon School Boards Assocation (OSBA) -- OSBA is a non-profit association whose purpose is to support board members in their complex leadership roles. The association does this through a variety of services, from board member training and executive searches to policy services, publications and legislative advocacy.
Oregon Student Assistance Commission (OSAC) -- Excellent sources of information ranging from grants and scholarships to loan programs and other financial aid information.
Saturday Academy -- The Saturday Academy, established in 1983 by the Oregon Graduate Institute, offers students opportunities for enriched learning by enlisting community professionals to share facilities, equipment and expertise through hands-on classes, workshops and internships.
Science and Math Consortium for Northwest Schools Oregon -- Obtain information about upcoming conferences and workshops, math/science projects in local schools, contests, competitions and awards and more.
Science and Math Investigative Learning Experiences (SMILE) -- The SMILE Program is a partnership between Oregon State University and fourteen Oregon school districts, mostly rural, to provide science and math enrichment for underrepresented and other educationally underserved students in grades 4-12.