We are growing a new batch of K-8 educators into Learning Facilitators - Want to join us?

What is an NGSS Learning Facilitator? We are seeking K-8 teachers, TOSA's, and nonformal educators serving students in Clatsop, Columbia, Tillamook, and Washington Counties who want to grow their own understanding of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) AND lead other teachers in professional development around NGSS. This effort is led by the Northwest STEM Hub.​​​​​​​

Earn up to 6 credits and receive $250 stipend. Travel reimbursement also available.

Timeline: March 2019-November 2019

The Oregon Science Project is an equity-focused, statewide professional learning network designed to build regional science education leadership throughout the state. 

The Oregon Science Project supports dozens of professional learning facilitators leading regional teacher professional development programs around the Next Generation Science Standards. The Oregon Science Project has a specific focus on the historically underserved rural and semi-rural areas of Oregon.

Over 200 Educators From All Over Oregon


More About the Oregon Science Project

Cristina manages the day-to-day work of the Oregon Science Project including the development and maintenance of the professional learning curriculum for the 30 learning facilitators and their 200 educators. She brings over a decade of experience developing and designing professional learning partnerships with K-12 educators, universities, museums, and districts. Her academic and professional backgrounds in entomology and history of science provide her with a nature of science focused approach to the teaching and learning of science.