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2017 Teacher and Future Innovators of the Year ACESA Education
2017 Teacher and Future Innovators of the Year ACESA Education
Posted by kevinkilzer about 2 months ago  (9/18/2017 8:10 PM)

The Arizona Council of Engineering and Scientific Associations (ACESA) announces selection of Student and Teacher Awards to be presented at the Governors Celebration of Innovation (GCOI).

Future Innovator of the Year Award:

  • Somil Jain and Sachin Jaishankar, Hamilton High School, Chandler, AZ
  • Joseph Galasso, Galasso Homeschool, Tucson, AZ
  • Seoyoon Kim, BASIS Peoria High School, Peoria, AZ
  • Vilina Mehta, Basis Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ.

Future Innovator of the Year Honorable Mention Award:

  • Ava Christensen; Empire High School,Tucson, AZ
  • Heaven May Murphy, Tombstone High School, Tombstone, AZ

Teacher of the Year Award:

  • Marni Landry, Paradise Valley CREST (Center for Research Engineering Science and Technology), Phoenix, AZ.

Teacher of the Year Honorable Mention Award:

  • Pradip C Misra, Bagdad High School, Bagdad, AZ.

 

GCOI, under the auspices of the Arizona Technology Council and the Arizona Commerce Authority has become the premier technology community gathering of its kind in Arizona. This year the awards ceremony will take place at the Rawhide Events Center on Thursday, November 2, 2017 from 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. For additional information visit the GCOI website or the ACESA events listing.

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2018 Dates To Remember ACESA Education
2018 Dates To Remember ACESA Education
Posted by kevinkilzer about 5 months ago  (6/17/2017 11:00 AM)

This is the current list of Arizona STEM happenings for 2018.  Visit again for updates.

2018 Dates to Remember

Arizona Council of Engineering and Scientific Associations (ACESA)

Visit us on http://acesa.org

 

 

National Engineers Week – February 18-24, 2018

http://www.discovere.org/our-programs/engineers-week

 

Engineers Day at Arizona Science Center – February 24, 2018

https://azscience.org ,http:www.eweek.org

 

Mesa Public Schools Science & Engineering Fair – (not yet announced) Feb., 2018.

http://www.mpsaz.org/ssrc/science/secondary/sciexpo/

 

Arizona Science Olympiad

Division B Regionals

  • Southern – (not yet announced) February, 2018, Desert Sky Middle School, Tucson, AZ
  • Northern – (not yet announced) February, 2018, Rainbow Valley Elementary School, Buckeye, AZ

Arizona State Tournament, (not yet announced) March, 2018, Div. B & Div. C

http://www.azscienceolympiad.org/

 

Arizona SciTech Festival 7th Season – February 1 thru March 31, 2018

Kick-off Conference 31 August 2017 -- Mesa Arts Center 7:45am-4pm

Chief Science Officer 3rd Annual Summer Institute 18-21 July 2017 at GCU in Phoenix
Call for Jedi Mentors now open

http://azscitechfest.org/azscitechfest, http://azscitech.com

 

Southern Arizona Science and Engineering Fair (SARSEF) – 12-14 April, 2018

Judging of projects – 12 April 2018

Public viewing - 13 April 2018

Awards - 14 April 2018

http://www.sarsef.org/

 

Arizona Science and Engineering Fair (AzSEF) – (not yet announced) April, 2018

Judging of projects – April, 2018

http://www.azscience.org/azsef

 

Sierra Vista Science and Engineering Fair (YES Fair) – (not yet announced) February, 2018

Judging of projects – February, 2018

https://www.yesfair.com/

 

Arizona Junior Science and Humanities Symposium – (not yet announced) March, 2018

Judging of projects – March 2018

http://azjshs.org

 

Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) – May 13 – 18, 2018, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania

https://student.societyforscience.org/intel-isef-2018

 

ASU Events (not yet announced) 

 

Arizona Science Teachers Association (ASTA) Annual Conference – October 28, 2017

Casteel High /School, Chandler, AZ, 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

https://www.azsta.org/conferences

 

Governor’s Celebration of Innovation – November 2, 2017

Rawhide Events Center (new venue this year)

https://www.aztechcouncil.org/event/gcoi2017/2017

2017 Judging – June through August

 

Future City Competition Judging – (not yet announced) January, 2018

Models on display / preliminary judging for society awards – January, 2018

http://www.futurecityarizona.org/

Sign up as a judge: click here! (Google doc)

 

MathCounts –

Central AZ Chapter (not yet announced) January/February, 2018

Papago Chapter – (not yet announced) January/February, 2018

https://www.mathcounts.org/programs/competition-series/dates-locations

 

Annual Sacaton Robotics (previously Gila River Community Science & Engineering Fair)

Not yet announced 

 

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2016 First Lego League ACESA Education
2016 First Lego League ACESA Education
Posted by kevinkilzer about a year ago  (12/18/2016 9:47 PM)

A First Lego League tournament was held at Hamilton High School (Chandler, AZ) on Saturday, December 17, 2016.  There were 27 teams in the competition.

Some quick shots of the participants....

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ACESA site reboot ACESA Education
ACESA site reboot ACESA Education
Posted by kevinkilzer about a year ago  (11/7/2016 1:28 PM)

The ACESA website has been updated (as you no doubt have noted)!

All good things come to those that wait, and now the wait is over.  ACESA introduces a great destination for STEM and Education news in the Phoenix Valley and the state of Arizona.  For information on how your organization can become an ACESA member and contribute news and announcements, click on the Contact link at the top of the page and get in touch with an ACESA officer!

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