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The Arizona SciTech Institute completed its first training event for level 2 Chief Science Officers (CSOs) at the University of Advancing Technology in Tempe. Students from existing CSO programs received training on expanding the reach and depth of their initiatives.
From more than 300 applications, the SciTech Institute was one of only 24 organizations across the United States to receive a generous grant for its efforts in promoting leadership, STEM and workforce development.
The SciTech Institute is seeking a full-time Communications Coordinator to nurture the growing need to support communications for the SciTech Institute’s key programs as well as the SciTech Institute brand itself.
The Arizona Technology Council’s Chief Science Officers (CSO) Program is designed to put middle and high school students at the center of STEM advocacy and community action. CSOs are elected by their peers to advocate on their school’s behalf for STEM-related initiatives. Each CSO student attends a training institute to learn key leadership and professional […]
More than 1,200 leaders in business, industry, education, government and other sectors are expected to attend the largest collaborative STEM conference in the state when the Eighth Annual Arizona SciTech Kickoff Conference: Community Stakeholder Summit is held Oct. 3. Also included in the all-day event at the Mesa Arts Center will be more than 60 […]
Make a transformative impact on STEM education in Arizona middle and high schools. Volunteers are sought to serve as “SciTech Jedi Mentors” for the Chief Science Officers (CSO’s) at the CSO Summer Institute. Don’t let the title scare you – anyone can help mentor these young CSO’s. Volunteers will work in shifts to informally coach […]
A 7th-grade member of Arizona Technology Council Foundation’s Chief Science Officer (CSO) program is credited with a creating a new National Technology Field Trip Day that connects students with private industry and higher-education organizations. Sage Foreman, a student at Centerra Mirage STEM Academy in Goodyear, suggested his idea to Arizona Governor Doug Ducey and the […]
The Arizona SciTech Festival is seeking volunteers to help spread the word about science, technology, engineering, and math, and assist with survey data collection done by the STREET Team. Volunteers can work at just one event or on multiple occasions during the SciTech Festival season in February and March. For more information, contact Festival Assistant […]
The Arizona Technology Foundation has been working diligently throughout 2016 connecting the state’s technology industry with our local workforce and STEM education programs. These efforts have helped us define six initiatives for 2017 to strengthen Arizona for the future. These initiatives include: The Arizona SciTech Festival The Arizona SciTech Festival is a statewide celebration of […]