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Education and Interpretation
It's more than history
The Heritage Commission believes well-trained teachers, interpreters and heritage professionals are essential to preserve Oregon's heritage. Working together with the education and heritage communities, the Heritage Commission strives to acquaint Oregonians with the wide range of heritage learning opportunities and to provide technical training to the stewards of Oregon's heritage.
 
Below, you will learn about these heritage learning opportunities.

Oregon Heritage Fellows
About the Fellowship
The Heritage Programs Division of the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department provides 1-3 fellowships to undergraduate students who are seniors and to graduate students for researching, writing and presenting a topic related to history, geography, archaeology, cultural heritage, or historic preservation in Oregon.
 
Fellowship winners will be expected to make presentations Oregon Heritage Conference.
 
For previous fellows and complete application information, click here.                          
Heritage Programs Speakers Bureau
The Heritage Programs Division of the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department manages a speaker's bureau. The listed speakers present on a variety of topics related to the management and study of Oregon heritage. Click here for details.

EWP Oregon Heritage Preservation Scholarships
The Elisabeth Walton Potter Oregon Heritage Preservation Scholarships are available for heritage volunteers and professionals who want to expand their knowledge and abilities by attending a preservation-related conference, workshop, or training. Scholarships are offered twice per year.
                           
Get more information on how to apply.  

Other Education Resources
Connecting to Collections Statewide Planning Grant [ click here ]
Department of Education Social Science Standards [  click here ]
Indians in Oregon Today: A Middle School-High School Curriculum [ pdf ]
Echoes of Oregon History Learning Guide, 1837-1859 [ click here ]
Oregon Historical Society [ click here ]
Historic Cemeteries Workshops [ click here]
National History Day [ click here ]
National Register of Historic Places interpretive materials [ click here ]

Connecting to Collections

Planning Grant

Heritage Conference

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