Below are some of the projects that OregonASK is working on or has worked on in the past. Interested in getting involved?
Arts Now combines Process-Based Art, Social and Emotional Learning, and Youth-Lead learning to make programming fun and easy for facilitators, directors, and everyone involved. Sign Up now to take the asynchronous training.
With funding from the CS Mott Foundation Opportunity Fund, OregonASK was able to join the cohort of afterschool state networks focusing on the expansion of entrepreneurial based opportunities, including partnership with Venture Lab. Read More
This youth voice led curriculum is meant for middle school aged youth, and has been developed by OregonASK as a ten week/session curriculum…Read More
Million Girl Moonshot
The STEM Next Opportunity Fund, in partnership with the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, is investing in all 50 afterschool state networks to expand high quality STEM expanded learning opportunities…Read More
Whole School, Whole Child, Whole Community
In partnership with the Oregon Department of Education, OregonASK is part of a CDC grant aimed at increasing youth health through an integrated community health model…Find out more Here about WSCC
leap into science
Oregon is one of six states participating in the third year of a national Leap into Science network initiative…Read More
Cerebro is a national Spanish/English informal education project providing culturally competent programming and media resources about the brain’s structure and function to Hispanic middle school students and their families. All the programming, as well as materials, are provided in Spanish at no cost to the kids or families and are facilitated by informal educators from within the community…Read More
In early 2020, a workgroup made up of key stakeholders in affordable housing met to provide feedback on the design and implementation of culturally specific STEM programming at housing sites…Read More
STEM Family Nights
OregonASK partnered up with Oregon PTA to distribute a dozen STEM Family Night kits to local PTA’s. The partnership included training for the local PTA members and help organizing the event to make sure outreach was done, pictures were taken, and STEM could be shared with youth and their families.