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Drones in Education Workshop

You will also receive FREE access to Oregon State’s self-paced online FAA Part 107 test prep course – a $150 value!

Drone Training for Teachers

Oregon State University, Oregon Department of Aviation, and Oregon Department of Education are partnering to offer a three-day training on using unmanned aerial systems (UAS) in the classroom. This training is designed for educators who are currently using drones or who are interested in learning more about how to incorporate drones into the classroom.

The drone training for educators will be held on-site at Oregon State University in Corvallis, OR. Learn from experts in the industry, including Oregon State faculty, on the current best practices and cutting edge uses in the field of drones.

Join us for this on-site workshop and learn more about UAV's and how you can use drones in the classroom - contact us now if you have questions about itinerary, lodging, or pricing!

Drones in Education Webinars

Don't miss our FREE Drones in Education Webinar Series.

  • Aligning K-12 Curriculum with Higher Education: Available on demand
  • The Future of Working with Robots: Available on demand
  • Drone Safety in the Classroom: Available on demand
  • Real World K-12 Examples: Available on demand

Watch the on-demand Drones in Education Webinar Series.

Drones for Educators Workshop

What You'll Learn in this Three-Day Drones for Educators Workshop

  • Overview of drone technology, applications and industry
  • Drone platform options for educational use
  • Drone flight training and safety
  • Aerial photography/videography for media production and journalism classes
  • Data acquisition and processing options for drones
  • Using drones to teach coding and programming skills
  • Curriculum options, pedagogy and project ideas
  • Ideas on how to obtain program funding and support
  • Insurance requirements and information
  • Current Oregon and FAA drone rules and regulations
  • FAA Part 107 certification preparation

STEM Training in Education

Oregon State University hopes to bring high levels of experience to this unique, immersive experience for teachers looking to expand their STEM training with drones in the classroom. With sessions designed to give teachers applicable curriculum and skills, a tour of the Oregon State facilities, and access to state of the art technology this three-day workshop is designed to give participants actionable items with direct relation to their classroom activity.

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Three Days | 8 AM - 5 PM
location
Corvallis, Oregon
price (2)
$400
Breakfast & Lunch Provided
Additional Information: 24.0 PDUs

Instructors

Kevin Siverston

Kevin Siverston is an adjunct professor of unmanned aviation at Central Oregon Community College in Bend, Oregon. For the past ten years, Kevin has been immersed in the UAS industry, from convoy over watch and security flights to teaching students to operate quad copters safely. Kevin has developed a passion for this emerging field, most recently developing students’ skill sets in the areas of complex aerial operation, safety and regulation.

Victor Villegas

Victor Villegas does K-12 STEM/STEAM outreach education, using drones to teach youth STEM/STEAM concepts and spark interest in STEM/STEAM education and careers. Though he didn’t pursue a career in aviation, Victor keeps his love of flying going as a hobby, flying R/C airplanes, helicopters and drones. Victor’s biggest claim to drone fame is through his online alter ego DroneSinger, the “Weird Al” of drones – World’s #1 creator of parody songs about drones. He creates songs about drones to bring attention to drone issues and culture, while encouraging safe and responsible flying.

Dr. Chuck Getter

Chuck Getter is the CTE Administrator and High School Career & Technical Educator at Career Tech High School in Lincoln City, Oregon where he runs the Coastal Drone Academy, a CTE program for high school students. He is both a FAA certified manned pilot and Remote (drone) pilot, with graduate level experience in education and marine studies from Oregon State University and University of Miami. Some of his FAA Part 107 certified high school students will also be helping out with workshop instruction.

Past Students' Work

Take a look at some recent projects our students have created.