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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GoldieBlox

How and why the lovable, mistake-prone Grover was selected to teach children about science, technology, and math!

Why Grover? Because he makes mistakes, just like you.

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collectSPACE

LEGO on Tuesday (Feb. 28) announced it will make a "Women of NASA" minifigure toy set as its next LEGO Ideas product. The set, designed by science editor and writer Maia Weinstock, includes figures ... See more

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3 weeks ago
Teachers

Calling all STEM teachers, administrators, and counselors - FREE pre-registration open for Wed, March 8 STEM Teachers Night Out event. The event will be held at the John Deere Moline Technology & ... See more

STEM Teacher Night Out Events for area STEM Teachers, School Administration & key STEM Stakeholders to collaborate and share information & ideas and see local STEM education & business facilities in ... See more

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3 weeks ago
Timeline Photos

Photos from our 55th Annual QCESC Banquet are posted now at: https://www.flickr.com/photos/54894113@N00/with/32756940210/ Special thanks to our photographer, Tom Stewart, STEM Volunteer of the Year! ... See more

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3 weeks ago
CEOs to Trump: 'Jobs Are There, Skills Are Not'

Why STEM skills Pre-K - 12th grade are so important! "Jobs are there, skills are not" said one Manufacturing CEO.
http://www.inc.com/associated-press/us-manufacture-ceo-trump-jobs-skills.html

Manufacturing leaders urge President Trump to encourage high-tech skills training.

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Girls in Tech

Seattle’s powerful philanthropist Melinda Gates is throwing her weight behind efforts to bring more women into computer science — and may offer funding for female entrepreneurs. ... See more

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3 weeks ago
55th Annual QCESC Banquet

With registration closing around noon, still time to register & attend Thurs, 23Feb17 QCESC Engineers Week STEM Banquet. Everyone is welcome with great food, drinks and attendees along with 16 STEM ... See more

Everyone is cordially invited to attend this annual premier event to celebrate, network and showcase the great Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Professionals and Educators in the ... See more

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4 weeks ago
55th Annual QCESC Banquet

Check out QC Local 4 News WHBF TV at 5:00 today as our President, Chris Cournoyer, will be speaking about Engineering Week and our annual STEM banquet, set for Thursday, February 23rd. Register now ... See more

Everyone is cordially invited to attend this annual premier event to celebrate, network and showcase the great Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Professionals and Educators in the ... See more

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4 weeks ago
Timeline Photos

Deadline to register for our STEM banquet is tomorrow! $18 for students and $24 for adults!: A great price for dinner and a movie and exposure to interactive STEM exhibits, robotics teams, the Iowa ... See more

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