Address: P. O. Box 1166, Bettendorf, IA 52722
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The Quad City Engineering and Science Council (QCESC) is in its 57th  year of operation as a non-profit, umbrella organization representing approximately 20 engineering, science and technical societies in the Quad City area with approximately 3,000 associated professional members. 

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. 

Our Mission

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, and STEM Educator Night Outs. 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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7 months ago
NASA's ICON to explore boundary between Earth and Space

Just in time for the 2018 FLL "Into Orbit" challenge... eerily familiar to one of the missions! ๐Ÿค”

Greenbelt MD (SPX) Nov 07, 2018 - Early in the morning of Nov. 7, 2018, NASA launches the Ionospheric Connection Explorer, or ICON, a spacecraft that will explore the dynamic region where Earth meets ... See more

7 months ago
IEEE Spectrum

Are engineers "well educated" or simply trained to do a specific job?

8 months ago
Photos from QCESC - Quad City Engineering and Science Council's post

Volunteer registration now open for 18 Quad City area FIRST events seeking 400+ volunteers for events from Nov18 - Apr19.

Are you looking for a way to share ... See more

8 months ago
Iowa State Engineering Kids

Save the date! Iowa FIRST LEGO League championships are only 3 months away!

8 months ago
Rivermont Collegiate

Celebrate with us on November 5th at 2:30 p.m. as we break ground on the new STEAM center.

8 months ago
Photos from QCESC - Quad City Engineering and Science Council's post

Good turnout for first meeting of Fall with 20 attendees with election of new officers. Meeting included with overview on Science Booster Club with NCSE from Alaine Hippee from the Univ. of Iowa.

8 months ago
Iowa State Engineering Kids

There's still time to register for an #IowaFLL qualifier event!
There's only a few venues with spots left so act fast!

9 months ago

Last call for FIRST LEGO League Junior teams to attend the FREE, 2nd Annual Quad Cities FIRST LEGO League Junior Kickoff this Sat, September 22 at the Putnam Musuem & Science Center. ... See more