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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 […]

Arizona PBS – InterviewSeptember 7, 2016

Arizona State University School of Molecular Sciences professor Jeremy Babendure has created a program that has grabbed the interest of the White House and other states. It’s a Chief Science Officer program, where a 6th to 12th grade student is elected by their peers to represent their school in STEM and innovation. President Obama has […]


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 […]


Thousands of kids and parents got their hands dirty on Saturday with technology and science experiments put on by Connect2STEM. The University of Arizona’s College of Medicine in downtown Phoenix organized and held the 3rd Annual Connect2STEM event. The free event, which was partially sponsored by Arizona SciTech, offered interactive exhibits for kids to try […]


PHOENIX, Feb. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Honeywell (NYSE: HON) hosted the second-annual Arizona Chief Science Officer technology day and statewide cabinet meeting. The event is designed to inspire interest in technology careers and allow students to work on collective action projects that impact their respective schools and communities. The students were all elected by their peers […]


Students and educators make Arizona SciTech something much bigger by Don Rodriguez When the Arizona SciTech Festival debuted in 2012, it was declared a success as more than 222,000 guests attended more than 200 events. Fast forward to the February launch of this celebration of science’s sixth season: More than 800 organizations planned to stage […]

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Southwest Maker FestMarch 12, 2016

Want to spend your day having fun and learning about new maker’s movement inventions? CSOs are needed to work the Southwest Makers Festival! Please sign up to be a volunteer at this innovative, hands on event.


We are pleased to announce that our Summer Institute will be at the beautiful Grand Canyon University Campus again this year! Advanced Registration Required – Parents Please click here CSO Summer Institute Schedule May 10 4:30-8:00p Parent Night at Grand Canyon University May 31 – Summer Registration closes July 19 – CSO Prep Work Due – […]


Please register in advance at Breakfast and Lunch provided

CSO Panel OpportunityAugust 4, 2016

CSO Panel Opportunity – STEM Conference The 2016 Maricopa Early College Programs (ECP) STEM Conference “STEMulating the Minds of Our Future” is scheduled for Thursday, August 4, 2016! This event is for current Adult ACE, ACE, Dual Enrollment, and Hoop of Learning high school juniors and seniors. “Meet Arizona’s Chief Science Officers” – Student Panel to […]


 Calling all Chief Science Officers…. ATTEND the 1st Annual CSO Capitol Summit! Hosted by the AZ Governor’s Office of Education, this is a unique opportunity for CSOs to experience local government in action! CSOs will learn how to advocate for their passions, convene as a collective cabinet, take their ideas into action by making a pitch to […]


Not planning to Compete in the ISEF this year (May 8-13, 2016)  but would still like to go…. On May 12, local middle and high school students will also have an opportunity to visit the exhibit hall, where student finalists are available to discuss their scientific research, and to view exhibits from national and local […]

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