Upcoming Professional Development

Online Opportunities Discussing COVID-19

April 8th COVID-19 & Childcare Webinar at 9am
This 1-hour webinar on Wednesday April 8th will provide guidance around Child Care amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic. Participants will discuss the impact of COVID-19, introduce the new temporary Emergency Child Care Guidelines, and review resources about the COVID-19 and Stress Management. Participants will receive an hour of Set 1 HSN credit through the Oregon Registry. Sign Up Now

Community Conversations
Join us in staying connected and helping us understand what is happening around the state. We want to hear from you and help answer any questions you might have about the pandemic, current regulations, or the upcoming uncertainty and how we can help be prepared. Use the links below to sign up for one or both of our upcoming opportunities.

April 6th: COVID Community Conversation Call at 12pm 
April 10th: COVID Community Conversation Call at 10am


Current Training & Curricula Brochure

For a full list of available training click here to see the OregonASK Training Catalog Spring/Summer 2020 or contact Leilani Larsen for more information about scheduling a training for your program.


Service to Careers: Health Pathways

OregonASK is recruiting middle school programs interested in facilitating youth-focused service learning curriculum that aligns youth employability skills with local health occupation workforce needs. Our Health & Wellness Coordinator will be working with local and state stakeholders to adapt this 10 week/session program to guide youth through the process of problem solving and service focused on health. If you are interested in participating in this Health Service to Careers Project cohort, please contact Kassy.Rousselle@oregonask.org.

Service Learning 101 Webinar!

Have you watched the Service Learning 101 Webinar OregonASK and Julie Rogers Bascom, a Service Learning Specialist from the National Youth Leadership Council (NYLC), did? Watch it down below to find out about the Service Learning Framework and how it supports 21st Century skills! (Audio starts at 1:38)

For questions regarding the webinar contact kassy.rousselle@oregonask.org.


Leap into Science: Wind and Air

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Leap into Science is a nationwide program developed by The Franklin Institute Science Museum that integrates open-ended science activities with children’s books, designed for children ages 3-10 and their families. The program empowers educators to offer workshops in community settings like libraries, museums, and out-of-school time programs. This fun Science and Literacy content uses simple materials, play, and reading aloud to encourage young learners to build STEM identity. You can read more about the Oregon Leap into Science or read our Project Profile. Contact Rachel Kessler with questions about joining the Oregon cohort.


Previous Training & Cohort Opportunities

Leadership in Afterschool 2019 Program Management

Mind the Gap School Age Sessions & Spring Conference

CS Fundamentals

Web Literacy Clubs: OregonASK is currently facilitating a cohort of programs utilizing web literacy resources to facilitate upper elementary and middle school aged youth in developing 21st Century Skills. Programs are taught how to issue digital badges that can be aligned in local workforce needs or simply documented as a portfolio of skills.  Read more about the Web Literacy Project here or contact rachel.kessler@oregonask.org with questions.