Open Education Resources Workgroup members work on projects to lower material costs for students by promoting the use of open educational resources.


  • Website
  • On-demand training videos for faculty training including basics, open licensing and library resources.
  • Links to webinars on adapting and authoring open educational resources.
  • OER workshops and conferences at Oregon community colleges.
  • Monthly online workgroup meetings.


  • Goal: Increase student retention and access to education.
  • Process: Support a coordinator of open educational library services who will increase the adoption of open educational resources at community colleges in Oregon by working directly with libraries and faculty.

Workgroup Members

Michael Weissenfluh – Tillamook Bay Community College
Kevin Steeves – Lane Community College
Ian Coronado – Lane Community College
Darci Adolf – Oregon Coast Community College
Beth Hale – Chemeketa Community College
Bruce Kauss – Blue Mountain Community College
Loraine Schmitt – Portland Community College
Rod Keller – Council of Instructional Administrators, Southwestern Oregon Community College
Cat Schleichert – Mount Hood Community College
Josh Ogle – Rogue Community College
Christina Trunnell – OCCLA, Treasure Valley Community College
Alba Scholz – Chemeketa Community College
Amy Hofer – Statewide OER Coordinator, Linn-Benton Community College