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Here are some posters and graphics that help tell about science, engineering and careers, royalty free.
Each year, the Arizona Technology Council (AzTechCouncil) and the Arizona Commerce Authority present the Teacher of the Year award to Arizona’s top STEM or CTE teacher. The presentation will take place at the annual Governor’s Celebration of Innovation (GCOI) awards ceremony along with awards honoring Arizona’s top students and technology companies.
A graphic poster/pdf file that you can share is now available!
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.
All GCOI Teacher-of-the-Year and Future-Innovator-of-the-Year award recipients are listed here.
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!
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.
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.
By its nature, the study of competitive robotics not only encompasses all four pillars of STEM education, but also encourages important life skills like teamwork, communication, and project-based organization. The Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation exists to bring this exciting experience to students all over the globe through the VEX IQ Challenge, VEX Robotics Competition, and VEX U.
Projects entered in a science fair are categorized according to the field of study represented. More info is available from the Society for Science.
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?
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.
The Phoenix Business Journal has compiled some statistics on the local Engineering economy.
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We encourage individual technical professionals, teachers and other members of the academic community, corporate leaders and legislators to subscribe to our newsletter. Be sure to stay connected, and feel free to forward the newsletter to everyone in your organization!
These are some of the programs, competitions and organizations that ACESA supports. Visit their sites to learn more and keep an eye out: you may spot an ACESA member at any one of these! Now is the time to get teams organized and begin the learning and practice sessions that will make Arizona's academic teams the top in the nation!
Engineers Week and Awards | Future City Competition | Arizona Science Center | Science Olympiad | Academic Decathlon | Arizona Science and Engineering Fair | SARSEF - Southern Arizona Research, Science and Engineering Foundation | YES Fair - Sierra Vista | TGEN Helios | Junior Science and Humanities Symposium | International Science and Engineering Fair | Arizona Technology Council | Arizona Education Association | MathCounts Competitions | SMART Competition | Az SciTech Institute (sponsor of the Arizona SciTech Festival) | Fulton K12 Outreach Programs | ASME Inspire Program | American Regions Mathematics League (ARML) | National Chemistry Olympiad