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July 21, 2016 With a bounce in her step and a grin on her face, Megan Smith, the U.S. Chief Technology officer and adviser to the President, congratulated some 200 Chief Science Officers gathered in Grand Canyon University’s Antelope Gym on Wednesday. “The president is so proud of you guys,” said Smith, addressing the  junior […]


October 28, 2016 – Phoenix, Arizona CSO Capitol Summit 2016 Hosted by the Arizona Governor’s Office of Education   Arizona SciTech Chief Science Officers (CSOs) from across the state spent the day at the Arizona State Capitol for the program’s first annual CSO Capitol Summit. Hosted by the AZ Governor’s Office of Education, this unique […]


July 22, 2016 Over 150 newly elected Chief Science Officers from across Arizona attended Institute at Grand Canyon University. Click Here to see the live news coverage At Institute, CSOs work to build their skills as student STEM leaders, form lifelong bonds with like-minded students, define their STEM passions and make plans for the upcoming school […]


September 7, 2016 “Arizona Horizon” hosted by: Ted Simons Interviewees: Dr. Jeremy Babendure, Executive Director of AZ SciTech Festival and Founder of the Chief Science Officers Program CSO Dominique from Casa Verde High School in Casa Grande SPECIFIC POINT OF DISCUSSION: Arizona SciTech’s CSO program is getting attention from the White House and other communities […]

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The SMART Competition challenges high school students to apply their knowledge of science, math and physics to develop an intelligent building design.     Click Image to Check Out the YouTube Channel Registration begins in October and ends in January. Registered teams will then be given a deliverables schedule which will help them prepare for participation in […]

STEAM Week at Metro Tech HighNovember 30, 2015 - December 4, 2015

Monday 11/30 Tuesday 12/1 Wednesday 12/2 Thursday 12/3 Friday 12/14 Science Technology Engineering Arts Math Come Join CSOs Juan and John during their 1st Annual STEAM week!


ALL CALL for CSOs to Celebrate as a Cabinet and with the Community! 12:30 CSO Check in 1:00-1:25p CSO Survey and Self Reflection 1:30-1:45p CSO Create Team for Summer Institute Programming 1:45-4:15p CSO Video Stories (Taught by Cox Communications Professional Videographer) CSOs – Bring your Cell Phones CSO Dress Code: If you have your red shirts, […]


A team of CSO’s has been assembled  to travel to Washington DC – and get the word out about the program! The CSOs that are travelling will represent the whole class. We are requesting all CSOs support and encourage the team (See canvas) Our trip is designed around: – student panel discussion at The Cannon House Office […]


Spring Break Opportunity- Science is Fun is  fundamental programming for Chief Science Officers! Science is Fun has long brought the excitement of scientific discovery to K-12 classrooms via fast-paced, interactive science explorations through Arizona State University (ASU), Basha High School, and the AZ SciTech Chief Science Officers Program.  Developed with support from the National Science […]

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