Counting on the Future: Stanfield Elementary CSOs Figure in Mathematics 

CSOs practice professional handshakes at a Leadership Training Institute

Stanfield Elementary, nestled in a rural community surrounded by agricultural fields, faces its share of accessibility challenges, but it boasts some of the most engaged and passionate Chief Science Officers (CSOs) in the Arizona CSO program. One of the shining stars of Stanfield Elementary’s CSO team is Jacob, a sixth grader whose enthusiasm for mathematics […]

Chief Science Officers Leading a Global Initiative for Climate Action

As the world grapples with the growing challenges of climate change, Chief Science Officers (CSOs) are emerging as youthful beacons of hope, leading initiatives that inspire change. CSO Daylia was invited to create a post on Climate Action for the 2023 American Geophysical Union Conference. She teamed up with other CSOs from around the world […]

STEAM Hobbies: Turning Fun Into Future Careers!

My name is Sarah, Chief Science Officer (CSO) from Tucson, AZ. This is my fourth year in the program, and I am a member of the International Leadership Council. As a CSO, I have had many opportunities to travel across the state and country, including trainings and conferences. While these responsibilities keep me quite busy, […]

Chief Science Officers in the Great Lakes Bay Region Take the Lead

By CSO Christy C. –  Michigan  The youth in the Great Lakes Bay Region (GLBR) don’t just wait around hoping someone comes along to put on STEM-focused events and impact their community in unique, innovative ways; instead, they’re taking matters into their own hands in the most positive ways possible. The Chief Science Officers (CSO) […]

Casa Grande City Council and Mayor Meet with Chief Science Officers

CSO Chloé (CGUHS 2020) and CSO Merlin (CGUHS 2021) met with the Mayor and Casa Grande City Council Monday evening during a Study Session at the Council Chambers.  The Arizona Chief Science Officers were on the agenda to present their plans for the 2nd Annual Casa Grande STEAM Fair.  Along with the presentation was a request […]

Willcox Middle School Chief Science Officers have taken Action!

Their CSO plan included starting a STEM Club and they have partnered with Cochise County 4-H to host robotics lessons.  Mr. Eric Thoutt and Willcox High School student, Laura Dunham are leading the instruction for 23 7th and 8th graders from Willcox Middle, Cochise Elementary and Bowie Unified School District that plan to meet for […]

CSOs visit to San Pedro River Recharge Project and Bisbee Smartmaker Lab

CSO Advisors of Willcox, Arizona – Ty White and Rebecca Bashme, took their middle school and high school CSOs to study the San Pedro River Recharge Project and to the Bisbee Smartmaker Lab today. Mr. Mark Apel, Environmental Projects Coordinator from Cochise County Engineering and Natural Resources gave the group a tour and an extensive insight into the importance […]

In new San Antonio science and tech program, students call the shots

Submission By: Alia Malik, education reporter from San Antonio Express-News Something electric blue and mysterious bubbled and foamed in a tub on a cafeteria table Thursday night at Anson Jones Middle School, catching the eyes of more than 100 students and parents as they passed by. Two boys led the activity, explaining that they’d created […]