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2018 Dates To Remember ACESA Education
2018 Dates To Remember ACESA Education
Posted by rayquack about 6 days ago  (5/20/2017 11:09 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 – (not yet announced) February 1 thru March 31, 2018

http://azscitechfest.org/azscitechfest

 

Southern Arizona Science and Engineering Fair (SARSEF) – (not yet announced) March/April, 2018

Judging of projects – March/, 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

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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2017 GCOI Teacher of the Year Nominations are now open ACESA Education
2017 GCOI Teacher of the Year Nominations are now open ACESA Education
Posted by kevinkilzer about 5 weeks ago  (4/16/2017 9:17 PM)

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. 

The deadline for submission is Friday, July 14, 2017.

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.

Download DOCX forms:

A. Part I – Rules (DOCX)

B. Part II and III – Application and Instructions (DOCX)

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.

Raymond Quackenbush
GCOI Student Subcommittee Chair
fioy@acesa.org

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2016 First Lego League ACESA Education
2016 First Lego League ACESA Education
Posted by kevinkilzer about 5 months 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 6 months 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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2017 Dates to Remember ACESA Education
2017 Dates to Remember ACESA Education
Posted by EverettGreenli about 7 months ago  (10/22/2016 10:29 AM)

This is the current list of Arizona STEM happenings for 2017.  Visit again for updates.

2017 Dates to Remember

Arizona Council of Engineering and Scientific Associations (ACESA)

Visit us on http://acesa.org

 

 

National Engineers Week (NEW) – February 19-25, 2017

Engineers Day at Arizona Science Center – February 25, 2017

http://www.eweek.org/Home.aspx

 

Mesa Public Schools Science & Engineering Fair – February 22-23, 2017

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

 

Arizona Science Olympiad

Division B Regionals

  • Southern – February 11, 2017, Desert Sky Middle School, Tucson, AZ
  • Northern – February 18, 2017, Rainbow Valley Elementary School, Buckeye, AZ

Arizona State Tournament, March 25, 2017, Div. B & Div. C

http://www.azscienceolympiad.org/

 

Arizona SciTech Festival – February 1 thru March 31, 2017

http://azscitechfest.org/azscitechfest

 

Southern Arizona Science and Engineering Fair (SARSEF) – March 29 – April 1, 2017

Judging of projects – March 30, 2017

http://www.sarsef.org/

 

Arizona Science and Engineering Fair (AzSEF) – April 5 - 7, 2017

Judging of projects – April 6, 2017

http://www.azscience.org/azsef

 

Sierra Vista Science and Engineering Fair (YES Fair) – February 21 – 23, 2017

Judging of projects – February 22, 2017

http://www.yesfair.com/

 

Arizona Junior Science and Humanities Symposium – March 18, 19, 2017

Judging of projects – March 2017

http://azjshs.asu.edu

 

Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) – May 14 – 19, 2017, Los Angeles, CA

https://student.societyforscience.org/intel-isef-2017

 

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

http://www.azsta.org/conferences

 

Governor’s Celebration of Innovation – November 12, 2016

http://www.aztechcouncil.org/CWT/External/WCPages/WCEvents/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=2774

2017 Judging – June through August

 

Future City Competition Judging – January, 2017

Models on display / preliminary judging for society awards – January, 2017

http://www.futurecityarizona.org/

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

 

MathCounts –         Central AZ Chapter (CARRY OVER FROM PREVIOUS YEAR -- Visit again for update!)

                                snowaczyk@ninyoandmoor.com

                                Papago Chapter – January/February, 2016

                                dvoigt@pre-eng.com

 

Gila River Community Science & Engineering Fair – February, 2017

 

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