Teachers: Inspire the future of healthcare!
Join Go-Healthcare Professionals
Greater Oregon (GO) Healthcare Professionals
Bring health careers education to your school!
Are you a high school instructor in Eastern Oregon with a master’s degree in health or science? Do you want to provide dual-credit health careers curriculum to expand your students’ horizons about careers in the healthcare industry?
Consider participating in our GO-Healthcare Professionals PLC (Professional Learning Community)! You will join a network of more than a dozen other regional high school teachers who are delivering our unique, pre-builtFuture Health Professionals of Oregon (FHPO) curriculum in their classrooms.
Do you feel a little unprepared to teach a health careers course? No worries! We offera summer workshop and frequent PLC networking sessions to get you up to speed. Plus—you can earn continuing education credits or professional development units for participating!
Contact Brittany Hargrove at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to learn more about this opportunity.
NEOAHEC, GO-STEM, and Eastern Oregon University joined forces to host an immersive three-day professional development workshop for teachers on the EOU campus from August 7th-9th. Stay tuned for 2018 dates!
This competitive opportunity equipped regional educatorsto deliver our online FHPO course at their schools. Teachers collaborated with Eastern Oregon University faculty to become familiarized with FHPO curriculum, make a plan to deliver the course during the upcoming school year, and synergize with other health careers educators.
Heppner and Milton-Freewater recently piloted the new delivery model for (FHPO) and their teachers & students have said:
“The online modules are easy to navigate and understand.”
“I like that this is health careers focused and not a general health class.”
“I enjoy the job shadow opportunity.”
What is Future Health Professionals of Oregon (FHPO)?
FHPO is a two-credit SCI 116 online collegiate course designed for high school students interested in health careers. This course also satisfies PES 131—a required course for all tracks within EOU's Physical Activity and Health program. FHPO is delivered through Eastern Oregon University's Canvas platform, and facilitated by approved high school teachers at select Oregon schools.Students taking FHPO are exposed to contemporary topics in healthcare, complete 8 hours of healthcare job shadows, and research a multitude of health careers.
Currently, college credits cost approximately $400 per credit, depending on the school. This is an opportunity for high school students to earn credits for a mere $31 each through Eastern Promise!