Nominations for the 2017 GCOI Teacher of the Year award are now open.
This award is presented at the annual Governor’s Celebration of Innovation (GCOI) held in November. All Arizona high school teachers of STEM subjects are invited to submit an application.
All Arizona high school teachers of STEM subjects are invited to submit an application for Teacher of the Year. This is an award presented at the annual Governor’s Celebration of Innovation held in November.
Candidates should review the rules and complete the Nomination and Project Forms.
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The Governor’s Celebration of Innovation, 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. Attendees include technologists, corporate executives, entrepreneurs, legislators, investors, and policymakers.
If you have any questions or concerns please contact the FIOY committee.
GCOI Student Subcommittee Chair
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....
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!
This is the current list of Arizona STEM happenings for 2017. Visit again for updates.
National Engineers Week (NEW) – February 19-25, 2017
Engineers Day at Arizona Science Center – February 25, 2017
Mesa Public Schools Science & Engineering Fair – February 22-23, 2017
Arizona Science Olympiad
Division B Regionals
Arizona State Tournament, March 25, 2017, Div. B & Div. C
Arizona SciTech Festival – February 1 thru March 31, 2017
Southern Arizona Science and Engineering Fair (SARSEF) – March 29 – April 1, 2017
Judging of projects – March 30, 2017
Arizona Science and Engineering Fair (AzSEF) – April 5 - 7, 2017
Judging of projects – April 6, 2017
Sierra Vista Science and Engineering Fair (YES Fair) – February 21 – 23, 2017
Judging of projects – February 22, 2017
Arizona Junior Science and Humanities Symposium – March 18, 19, 2017
Judging of projects – March 2017
Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) – May 14 – 19, 2017, Los Angeles, CA
ASU Events (CARRY OVER FROM PREVIOUS YEAR -- Visit again for update!)
Preparing Future Scholars – October 30, 2015
Arizona Science Teachers Association (ASTA) Annual Conference – November 2017
Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ
Governor’s Celebration of Innovation – November 12, 2016
2017 Judging – June through August
Future City Competition Judging – January, 2017
Models on display / preliminary judging for society awards – January, 2017
MathCounts – Central AZ Chapter (CARRY OVER FROM PREVIOUS YEAR -- Visit again for update!)
Papago Chapter – January/February, 2016
Gila River Community Science & Engineering Fair – February, 2017