| February 4, 2015

Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) encourages out-of-school time programs across Arizona to submit nominations for the CONNECT2STEM Awards. The first annual CONNECT2STEM Awards, presented by Cox Communications in partnership with AZ SciTech, will honor STEM Connectors in the areas of business, nonprofit, education and afterschool programs.

AzCASE is proud to partner with Cox on the CONNECT2STEM Awards and to serve on the Award Review Committee. Prizes for the six award winners are numerous, and include a 30 second spot produced by Cox, $1,000 donation, and recognition at the 2015 AZ SciTech Celebration event.

Award Categories:

After School Excellence Award

A Cox Communications & Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence Award

Recognizing after school programs that are uniquely positioned to support STEM learning through hands on, project-based activities that expand on and enhance concepts from the school day.

Innovation Award for Business

A Cox Business & Sponsor Supported Award

Recognizes the innovative way businesses educate and inspire tomorrow’s Arizona STEM workforce.

Creative Media Award

A Cox Media & Sponsor Supported Award

Recognizes the creative use of multi-media video and technology platforms that provides real stories and successes from the classroom, the research lab, the garage and the boardroom, to students, families, educators and businesses across Arizona. 

Student Teckie Award

Sponsor Supported Award

Recognizes a student’s outstanding achievement in the pursuit of STEM education through leadership and advocacy.

Teacher Teckie Award

Sponsor Supported Award

Recognizing innovative STEM teaching techniques in the classroom as well as through leadership and advocacy, making a system-wide impact on STEM in the community.

STEMology Community Event Award

AZ SciTech & Sponsor Supported Award

This people’s choice award recognizes an outstanding 2015 AZ SciTech Festival even (The STEMology category will have a write-in ballot to receive votes throughout the nomination, voting, and AZ SciTech Festival timeframe).



Learn more and Submit a nomination HERE.


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