Address: P. O. Box 1166, Bettendorf, IA 52722
email: qcesc.org@gmail.com
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The Quad City Engineering and Science Council (QCESC) is in its 56th  year of operation as a non-profit, umbrella organization representing ~20 engineering, science and technical societies in the Quad City area with approximately 3,000 associated professional members. Our Mission is “To Promote and support engineering, science, and technical professionals and associated societies in Quad City Region and To Encourage and support students to study in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) related fields”. We are actively seeking new society members as well as additional corporate sponsors and donors to help support our mission. There is no fee to join.

We annually sponsor, promote and support events such as our QCESC Annual Banquet that recognizes STEM professionals and educators as well as awards scholarships to high school seniors, Society Reception for local Technical Society members, STEM Educator Night Outs, and Golf Classic Fundraiser. We also provides organization, judges and volunteers for the local STEM* activities for area Youth including: Bridge Building Day Camp and Battle of the Bridges competition, FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Kickoff & Qualifiers, FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) Kickoff & League Meets/Tournaments, QC Tech Challenge, Kids Engineering Camp, Trebuchet Egg Throw Contest, Cardboard Boat Race, Solar Car Workshop and more!

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Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce

Certificates are the fastest growing postsecondary credential.
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Learn more about the boom in certificate completion: http://bit.ly/2iMWHh6

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Thanks again Jodie!

QC Astronomical Society’s throwing a party – and you, your family and about 1,000,000 meteors are invited! Aug 2, 2018 | Parks and Recreation Riverdale resident, Jeff Struve, serves as the ... See more

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Looking for an exciting, engaging one day STEM Innovation camp for your kids in grades 2nd-8th or an amazing volunteering opportunity? There is still time to pre-register and attend the 10th Annual ... See more

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The STEM Skills That Turn Engineers Into Entrepreneurs

https://www.entrepreneur.com/amphtml/316196

Organizations are spending millions to integrate technology and computer science into classrooms. But these skills can benefit you, too.

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What Managers Can Do to Keep Women in Engineering

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Super-Cool Summer STEM Activities | PLTW

Great list of ideas from Project Lead the Way Teachers of Year.....includes visiting a local science or STEM based museum such as the Putnam Museum & Science ... See more

Project Lead The Way creates an engaging, hands-on classroom environment and empower students to develop in-demand knowledge and skills they need to thrive.

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Davenport Community Schools

Congratulations to Davenport West High School!

West High was recently named as a finalist for the Lemelson-MIT InvenTeam grant. Mr. Jason Franzenburg (pictured) was awarded the Lemelson-MIT Excite Teacher honor. Mr. John Brosius will represent ... See more

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