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Arizona Council of Engineering and Scientific Associations

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What I've learned about those who succeeded
Here's what I've learned about those who succeeded either getting a job or interviews: They didn't quit. I know this sounds...
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kevinkilzer | 2 weeks ago
 
GCOI Teachers of the Year and Future Innovators of the Year

All GCOI Teacher-of-the-Year and Future-Innovator-of-the-Year award recipients are listed here.

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kevinkilzer | 3 weeks ago
 
Infographics for free distribution

Here are some posters and graphics that help tell about science, engineering and careers, royalty free.

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kevinkilzer | 2 months ago
 
Question: What do you wish you had known before becoming an engineer?

Recently, in an on-line forum, a high school teacher asked a simple question. Here are some of the answers from working engineers, and some of the top answers:

  • Engineering is worth nothing if the designer/engineer can’t communicate to their clients/users why their product matters.
  • Engineering is not all calculations. More often than not, my days are spent reading multiple code provisions.
  • Not every engineer needs to do high-level math.
  • I'd teach the art of answering questions that aren't designed to be solved. 99% of everything I was asked in high school and 90% of college were questions that led you to the answer.
  • Engineering is odd field in that it's so broad you can't really say what it is that they do.

An infographic about what electrical engineers do is available here.

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kevinkilzer | 3 months ago
 
Engineering Is Big In AZ!!

The Phoenix Business Journal has compiled some statistics on the local Engineering economy.

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kevinkilzer | 4 months ago
 
GCOI's Arizona Teacher of the Year

Governor's Celebration of Innovation

Honoring a Teacher of the Year (AzTOY) has been part of the Arizona landscape for many years, and in the early 2000's the Arizona Technology Council under the leadership of Steve Zylstra, in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority headed by Sandra Watson, incorporated this award program into their annual technology awards showcase. The Teacher of the Year award winners represent the best of the best of Arizona educators in STEM and CTE curriculum.

2022 entry information.

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kevinkilzer | 4 months ago
 
STEM or CTE? What's the difference?

What is STEM? What is CTE? What do these acronym’s stand for? What method(s) are involved in the utilization of and/or application of these concepts?

In today's educational environment, STEM and CTE are sometimes treated as separate disciplines, but underneath there are many similarities. How do we apply these “tools” to educational needs and our everyday environment?

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kevinkilzer | 7 months ago
 
Volunteer Openings at ACESA

ACESA is expanding and there are volunteer opportunities available right now! All of the three primary projects at ACESA are looking for volunteers.

If you would like to take on some of the planning and execution, or just ask questions, please contact an ACESA board member. You may have seen the ACESA show booth at many of the street fairs and STEM events around the Valley. This year we would like to expand to include the technical societies and associations that are available to our professional colleagues.

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kevinkilzer | 8 months ago
 
STEM Careers in the U.S. Military

To learn more, click here how we use STEM in the military today!

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kevinkilzer | about a year ago
 
Volunteer opportunities at Az Science Lab
The Arizona Science Lab (ASL) offers STEM workshops for student classes in grades 4-8. These are four-hour, project-based workshops taught by expert volunteer engineers and scientists. It is an exciting science field trip for Arizona students!
Volunteers are needed on a regular basis.
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kevinkilzer | about a year ago
 
Membership in ACESA

Membership in ACESA is a way for your society, association or organization to pool resources with like-minded technology groups. ACESA acts as a clearinghouse of information on technical events and award programs for excellence in science and mathematics. If any of these activities interest your organization, you will benefit by membership in ACESA.

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kevinkilzer | about a year ago
 
For Professional Associations

The 1957 mission of ACESA was to support, promote and coordinate programs and activities of the engineering and scientific associations within the State of Arizona through facilitated communication and leadership support.

Although times and technology have altered the way things can be done, that mission has remained unchanged for these 60 years.

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kevinkilzer | about a year ago
 
ISEF Categories and Subcategories

Projects entered in a science fair are categorized according to the field of study represented. More info is available from the Society for Science.

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kevinkilzer | 1 years ago
 
Robotic Arm Built by Teen Engineers Saved Puppy Trapped in Well

Thanks to the noble efforts of firefighters, miners, and a high school robotics team, a four-month-old puppy was rescued from a well in Istanbul, Turkey last Wednesday.

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kevinkilzer | 5 years ago
 

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