Districts: Register for FREE Designing K-12 Computer Science Pathways Summit by May 30th, 2018!

On June 12, 2018 from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm the Computer Science for All (CS for ALL) team will guide selected district teams through a strategic planning process based on the School CSforAll Resource & Implementation Planning Tool (SCRIPT) (see example here) at ASU West. This FREE SCRIPT workshop is designed to support school district teams […]

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2nd Annual National Technology Field Trip Day Open for Registration!

When: March 26-30th For: Students Grades 6-12 PHOENIX LOCATIONS: Translational Genomics Research Institute [Biomedical Research Institute] Field trip accommodates 30 students University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix [Medical Student Experience Tour] Field trip accommodates 25 students Pinnacle Transplant Technology [Human Tissue Bank] Field trip accommodates 15 students THealth Theatre (Arizona Telemedicine Program – U of A) [Telemedicine Training Center] Field trip accommodates […]

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Long-Term Benefits of STEM for Society

STEM is incredibly important for our rising generation because it provides relevant and real-world exposure to important math, science, technology, and engineering concepts, while also preparing kids for the future needs of our society. Science and technology are constantly evolving, and students with a STEM education will have a real opportunity to make a difference. […]

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US Storage Centers and Arizona SciTech Team Up

This year, we’re happy to announce that US Storage Centers Phoenix and the Arizona SciTech Festival have partnered up. Here are some reasons why STEM is so important, and why US Storage Centers is supporting the SciTech Festival– The Arizona SciTech Festival is one of the largest celebrations across the state of Arizona that focuses […]

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Development of K-12 Computer Science Standards to begin.

The Arizona Department of Education is seeking public comments to guide the process of developing K-12 Computer Science Standards. Please take the survey by November 30, 2017 to help inform and guide the development process.   The ADE is currently accepting applications from K-12 educators, higher education/post-secondary educators, business stakeholders, and parents/community members to serve on working groups and […]

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Exhibitors Needed for Phoenix Connect2STEM Event

Nov. 1 deadline for free registration is approaching Contact: Marian Frank, 602-827-2022  October 17, 2017 Don’t miss the opportunity to participate in the largest STEM outreach event in Phoenix. The fourth annual Connect2STEM is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, and we’re looking for exhibitors from University of Arizona departments. Connect2STEM is […]

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STEM Revolution Opens New Office in Arizona!

Founded by Stanford and MIT graduates, STEM Revolution sets the bar when it comes to building interest and skills for young engineers. We believe that all students deserve engaging, relevant and fun STEM opportunities. Through our After-school workshops, summer camps, and 60-foot long STEM Bus Mobile Lab, students learn robotics, electrical, design, and coding skills […]

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Seeking Scientists (Undergrads to STEM Professionals) to Join in on the Spirit of Science

The Spirit of Science brings scientists to life as actors to demonstrate to elementary and middle school children the important contributions each has made to the field of science. Envision a “living wax museum” of just scientists. What they are looking for are individuals who will dress as a historical scientist and play this part […]

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Arizona Manufacturers’ Month Is Almost Here!

MARK YOUR CALENDAR! October is Manufacturers’ Month! For the fifth consecutive year, Arizona will celebrate the incredible diversity and depth of manufacturing statewide during October. RevAZ, a program of the Arizona Commerce Authority, joins with industry partners in this exciting collaborative effort! Learn more about our events & workshops > UPCOMING EVENT Arizona Manufacturing Summit […]

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Opportunity to Obtain Google Admin Certification Held at MUSD

The Maricopa Unified School District is excited to partner with Amplified IT to offer a one day boot-camp for all Google Administrators who are looking to achieve Certified Admin status.    ~If you are interested in attending, please fill out this interest Form.  ~We need 22 or more participants to book one of the following dates: December 1st, 2017, January 19th, 2018, […]

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SONORAN SCIENCE ACADEMY-TUCSON BRINGS HOME ARIZONA’S 1ST FRC WORLD ROBOTICS CHAMPIONSHIP

HIGH SCHOOL TEAM “CRUSH 1011” MAKES HISTORY  [Tucson, AZ], April 25, 2017– Sonoran Science Academy’s CRUSH 1011 competed this past week at one of two, concurrently-held, international FIRST World Championships. CRUSH was invited to compete at the FIRST World Championship after both winning the Colorado Regional and earning the Colorado Regional Chairman’s Award. At the […]

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Help For Moms Battling Summer Brain Drain: NEW! SUMMER BRAIN QUEST® KEEPS KIDS LEARNING

SUMMER BRAIN QUEST’S Nationwide Summer Kick-Off Party will take place in Phoenix at Changing Hands Bookstore on May 20, 2017. America’s No. 1 educational bestseller, with more than 44 million copies in print, BRAIN QUEST® is releasing a new series of educational workbooks aimed at stopping the summer slide by making summer learning fun for […]

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The Art of Invention: Chain-Reaction STEAM Machines™ Spring Break Camp

Good evening,     I’m excited to announce some new chain-reaction machine camps in Chandler and Mesa during spring break!       The Art of Invention: Chain-Reaction STEAM Machines™ Spring Break Camp Description: In this exciting hands-on day camp, students will be introduced to the engineering design process while they learn and use basic science, technology, engineering, arts, […]

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“The State Of The State Is . . .”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 9, 2017   PHOENIX — This afternoon, in his annual State of the State address, Governor Ducey told the story of the many Arizonans—Governors Castro and Mofford, Congresswoman McSally, and others—who embraced the boundless opportunity our state offers and used it to achieve their dreams. Then, he announced exactly where Arizona […]

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ASU Modeling Instruction in High School Physics & Chemistry: Annual Report

January 13, 2017 MEMO To: AZ Tech Council  Workforce Development & Education Committee colleagues From: Jane Jackson, Co-Director, ASU Modeling Instruction Subject: 2016 annual report on ASU Modeling WorkshopsIntroduction:      The Modeling Instruction Program in the ASU Department of Physics has addressed a severe shortage of qualified physics teachers in Arizona since 1998, even while the […]

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Judges Needed for the 2017 Regional Conferences

To:  Arizona Quality Commission Members and Career Ready Education Stakeholders   Please see below for a great opportunity to invest in Arizona students!   Judges Needed for the 2017 Regional Conferences!   Greetings from the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)! FBLA Arizona will be hosting our 2017 Regional Conferences during January and February of […]

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Hear From Steve Wozniak, Guy Kawasaki, and 50 Other Industry Innovators At NextCon16!

Join us at the beautiful Talking Stick Resort Nov. 14-16th in Scottsdale, Arizona for three days of captivating speakers, education, networking and activates at NextCon16. Technology visionaries Steve Wozniak and Guy Kawasaki – as well as executives from Google, LinkedIn, Glassdoor, and many more – will be sharing their insights and advice at the business […]

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Flagstaff Festival of Science Starts Today!

Free 10-day event features polar exploration, drones, live raptors, guided hikes                                                                                                 FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Legendary polar explorer Will Steger kicks off the 27th annual Flagstaff Festival of Science tonight at 7 p.m., in Ardrey Auditorium at Northern Arizona University. He’ll share compelling stories and images of the changes he’s witnessed in more than […]

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FFS Polar Explorer Kicks Off Flagstaff Festival of Science

Exploring by Dogsled, Kayak, Kite Skis Legendary polar adventurer shares life-long journey, changing environment observations with Flagstaff Festival of Science FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – They call it sustainability now, but that’s just the way he wanted to live. From his off-the-grid cabin in far Minnesota near the Canadian border to his more than 50 years of […]

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FACT SHEET: At White House Science Fair, President Obama Calls on this Generation of Students to Tackle the Grand Challenges of Our Time

WASHINGTON, DC – On April 13th, President Obama hosted the sixth and final White House Science Fair of his Administration and celebrate the student competitors and winners from a broad range of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) competitions. The event was the largest White House Science Fair to date, with more than 130 students from […]

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