Welcome to OPAS

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OPAS is a collaboration of industry, non-profit, and public educators and leaders working to help achieve the Engineering and Technology Industry Council's goal of increasing the number and diversity of Oregon students pursuing engineering and similar fields at colleges and universities. OPAS develops and implements strategies that expand formal and informal educational opportunities in pre-engineering, computer science, and other applied sciences for students in middle and high school.

OPAS History

In September 2005, a strategic planning summit brought together leaders from throughout Oregon to share information and insights and craft a statewide strategy for enhancing pre-engineering and applied sciences education in Oregon. Shortly after the summit a report describing the summit and the recommendations developed by its delegates was issued. Since that time OPAS has been driven by an evolving set of committees that oversee strategy development, grant-making processes and oversight of grant-funded projects.

OPAS Strategy, January 2013

 

Page last updated Monday, May 6, 2013