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 55th  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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"Galloping Gertie" Collapses November 7, 1940
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INSPIRE Gift Guide opens up engineering for all ages - Purdue University

Great resource ahead of holiday season.....16 pages with ~ 130 gift ideas.....

http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2017/Q4/inspire-gift-guide-opens-up-engineering-for-all-ages.html

Offering a resource to help parents, educators and other adults broaden children’s learning interests to include engineering thinking and design is part of the goal of the annual Engineering Gift ... See more

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5 Ways to Celebrate National STEM/STEAM day!

Who would have known? We hope you are having a Happy National STEM Day!

http://www.gettingsmart.com/2017/11/5-ways-celebrate-national-stem-steam-day/

By Madison Edmiston - STEAM concepts are a critical part of every child’s education. Here are five fun, entry-level projects for the classroom.

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SE IA STEM Region

EligibilityI includes Scott & Muscatine county FIRST Teams.

ATTN FIRST Teams: In support of President Herbert Hoover’s belief in children and philanthropy, the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum will award grants to local robotics teams. ... See more

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Due to low pre-registration numbers, we have decided it would be best to postpone the STEM Teachers Night Out scheduled for this evening to January. Watch your email and our website for the new date. ... See more

HOME Sign Up for our e-Newsletter: Sign Up Now The Quad City Engineering and Science Council (QCESC) is in its 55th year of operation as a non-profit, umbrella organization representing ~20 ... See more

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Lego's 'Women of NASA' toy set is finally on sale — and it's already Amazon's best-selling toy

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STEM Teachers

Tuesday, November 7th: STEM TEACHERS NIGHT OUT at Assumption High School. This is a FREE event (with Pizza!) for area STEM Teachers, School Administration & key STEM Stakeholders to collaborate and ... See more

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Future Ready Iowa Alliance Recommendations | Future Ready Iowa

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