Enter the Nation’s First Student Chief Science Officers: Impacting STEM Education With Student Voice

Date: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Resource Type:
Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: 
Public Programs, Community Outreach Programs, Informal/Formal Connections, K-12 Programs
Audience: 
Middle School Children (11-13) | Youth/Teen (up to 17) | Administration/Leadership/Policymakers | Educators/Teachers | Museum/ISE Professionals | Scientists | Evaluators | Learning Researchers
Discipline: 
Education and learning science | General STEM | History/policy/law
Organization:
Arizona SciTech Festival , Arizona Technology Council Foundation, Southwest Education Consulting Associates
Description or Abstract: 

This article provides an overview of the Chief Science Officer program launched in 2015 by Arizona SciTech. Students vote for one of their peers to become a STEM advocate in their school. These Chief Science Officers select and promote STEM programming, connect with STEM organizations to bring STEM programming to their communities, or participate in local and state conversations on education and the workforce.

Citation
ISSN:
2475-8779
Publication Name: 
Connected Science Learning
Volume: 
5
Number: 
2
Document:

Team Members

Jeremy BabendureJeremy BabendureAuthor
Nagib BalfakihNagib BalfakihAuthor
Susan FarrettaSusan FarrettaAuthor
Becky HughesBecky HughesAuthor

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