STEM Programs Home

Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills are essential to a vital economic future for Oregon and the nation. Below are current BEC programs that ignite the classroom with real-world learning for STEM.

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BEC STEM Connect ™

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Through the new BEC STEM Connect program, businesses are partnered with an underserved neighborhood school(s) to establish an enduring relationship, provide a positive impact on science/math academic outcomes, as well as build lasting interest in and pursuit of STEM professions.

STEM Volunteer Registration

STEM Resources

Report Visits

National Engineers Month


Through the BEC NEM program, volunteers present in K-12 classrooms throughout the month of February in a broad outreach to ignite interest in science and math. Through age-appropriate presentations and demonstrations, volunteers raise student awareness of the opportunities and rewards of STEM careers.

NEM Resources

Log Self-Arranged Visit

For more information, contact the BEC:

STEM Connect Initiative

Darrin Marks, (503) 646-0242 Ext. 32

Elaine Charpentier Philippi, (503) 646-0242 Ext. 23

National Engineers Month

Joyce Hays, (503) 646-0242 Ext. 26