Founded in 2011, Portland Metro STEM Partnership is a regional STEM Hub serving the greater Portland Metro area.

STeering committee

The Partnership is represented by a Steering Committee with members from business/industry, school districts, universities, and community organizations. Our current members represent:

  • Beaverton School District
  • Hillsboro School District
  • Portland Public Schools
  • Portland Community College
  • Portland State University
  • University of Portland
  • Oregon Health Science University
  • Impact NW
  • OMSI
  • Worksystems, Inc.
  • NE/NE STEAM Coalition
  • EcoDistricts
  • Faubion School & Concordia University

Our Team

PMSP is supported by two full-time co-directors and full- and part-time project coordinators.

  • Kristen Harrison, MTE, Co-Director / Partnerships & Collaboratory
    • Kristen.Harrison@pdxstem.org
    • 971-238-2050
  • Jerian Abel, PhD, Co-Director /  Research & Evaluation
    • Jerian.Abel@pdxstem.org
    • 971-238-8813
  • Priscilla Lundberg, Career-Connected Learning Project Coordinator
    • Priscilla.Lundberg@pdxstem.org
  • Beth St.Amand, STEM Beyond School Statewide Project Coordinator
    • beth.stamand@oregonstate.edu
  • Thomas Arand, STEM Beyond School NW Regional Coordinator and Math in Real Life Project Coordinator
    • Thomas.Arand@pdxstem.org