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Our Alamo STEM Ecosystem partners host many events throughout the year. We host monthly networking meetings that is open to all local STEM partners on the first Wednesday of each month from 8:30-9:30 am (hybrid format). Please read more details about this meeting and register on our Eventbrite page

Come back to this event page often to check for new events posted to our site. If you have an event you’d like us to add, please share all the event information by completing the form on the Contact Us tab.

January 2023

January is National Mentoring Month!

January 8-14

  • ASE Monthly Networking Event at The Octa-Tetra Museum (with a virtual option too) is on January 11th.
  • January 14thTo celebrate Dream Week 2023: Citizenship Ceremony for children and their families, with keynote speaker Clarke Finney (private ceremony in partnership with USCIS). Clarke will then lead a public reading of their book The Perfect Mix for all Guests, with associated activity to celebrate diversity.

January 15-21

  • Countdown to Engineers Week 2023 Webinar
    January 19th from noon – 1 p.m. EST – We’re fast approaching Engineers Week (Feb. 19 to 25) and Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day (Feb. 23). Are you looking for inspiration, ideas, or advice to spice up your plans? Attend this free and informative webinar and get ideas you can use right away!Learn more about Engineers Week: https://discovere.org/engage/engineers-week/
    Learn more about Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day: https://discovere.org/engage/girl-day/
  • Tiffany Flores, Director of Public Relations for Harmony Public Schools South Texas District (tflores@harmonytx.org).  Our newest campus, Harmony School of Science is seeking judges for two First Lego League (FLL) events that will take place on their campus Saturday, January 21st, and Saturday, February 4th – roughly from 8 am – 2 pm.  Ms. Akgul (ferda.ozturk@harmonytx.org) is overseeing the events on the campus.  If you are interested in being a judge, please contact Ms. Akgul. 

January 22-28

    • 2-4 students
    • An adult Team Advisor
    • A community problem to explore or try to solve
    • “The Impact of STEM Role Models and Mentors” Webinar by National Girls Collaborative Project (NGCP) on January 26th at 5 pm CST. NGCP is celebrating National Mentoring Month in January by highlighting the importance of mentors in empowering girls and young women to actively pursue STEM education and careers. Participants will learn from a panel of STEM professionals and the young women and girls they are mentoring. Speakers will share their journeys and advice on how mentoring can be a tool for supporting sustained career success in STEM.

    January 29-31

    February 2023

    February is Black History Month & Engineers Week (Feb. 19-25)

    February 1-4

    • February 1stour Monthly ASE Networking Meeting (F2F Location is TBD and an online option is available).
      The registration link is at the top of this events page.
    • EngineerGirl: Better Great Achievements Writing Contest. The 2023 contest encourages youth to write an essay demonstrating how female and/or non-white engineers have contributed to or can enhance achievements in engineering. Guidelines are provided for elementary, middle school, and high school grade levels. Submission deadline is February 1st.
    • Tiffany Flores, Director of Public Relations for Harmony Public Schools South Texas District (tflores@harmonytx.org).  Our newest campus, Harmony School of Science is seeking judges for two First Lego League (FLL) events that will take place on their campus Saturday, February 4th – roughly from 8 am – 2 pm.  Ms. Akgul (ferda.ozturk@harmonytx.org) is overseeing the events on the campus.  If you are interested in being a judge, please contact Ms. Akgul.
    • Are you passionate about nurturing the next generations of thinkers and tinkerers, problem-solvers and peace-makers, connection-makers and consensus-builders? Join STEM stakeholders from across Region 13 to network, learn and get inspired to connect our PreK-12 students to real-world learning experiences that foster their creativity, build critical thinking skills, and engage them in collaboration with their peers and the broader community. ESC Region 13 is hosting a two-day event intended to help the Greater Austin STEM Ecosystem learn about the Texas Education Agency’s vision for STEM education and the STEM-related changes to future state education standards, as well as to showcase the great work all of our stakeholders are doing to advance STEM education. Click here to register. This conference is February 3-4 in Austin.

    February 5-11

    • February 11th is our ASE Educator Conference at Scobee Education Center! Click on the Educator Conference Tab for more details & to register. It’s free & lunch will be provided if you register in advance!
    • The DoSeum – Special Exhibition: Very Eric Carle, opening February 11th.

    February 12-18

    February 19-25

    • 2023 SEE Your Future Career Day, Rachel Salinas (KLRN). Host an activity, share a presentation, or serve as a vendor for students and families. February 25th at St. Phillip’s College. Please register here to be a vendor: https://forms.gle/PgGRKyD5pavoKQim8 Reach out with any questions to Rachel at rsalinas@klrn.org
    • Mark your calendars for STEM Girl Day at UT Austin! This year’s Girl Day includes “Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day” and the Girl Day STEM Festival. #UTGirlDay 2023 will be held February 25th. Elementary and middle school students, families, and educators are invited to attend and enjoy free, hands-on STEM activities on The University of Texas at Austin campus.UT Austin’s national award-winning STEM Girl Day, presented by Women in STEM in the Division on Diversity and Community Engagement gives K-8 students a chance to explore STEM through grade-appropriate, hands-on activities hosted by scientists, engineers, astronomers, mathematicians and other STEM enthusiasts from student organizations, research centers, corporate partners and community organizations. All genders are welcome! Visit the STEM Girl Day website today and register your students!
    • The Witte Museum’s Engineer It! Day
      Annual Engineering celebration/ family day is on February 25th. Partners needed: bring activities, demonstrations, talks, and more. Register to partner here: https://forms.gle/RmNHQgE8oYLCBnPb7

    February 26-28

    March 2023

    March is National Women’s History Month!

    March 1-4

    • March 1st is our ASE Monthly Networking Meeting at Scobee Education Center (with a virtual option too). The registration link is at the top of this events tab.

    March 5-11

    March 12-18

    March 19-25

    March 26-31

    April 2023

    National Robotics Week is April 1-8 & Earth Day is April 22

    April 1-8

    • April 5th is our ASE Monthly Networking Meeting. Location is TBD & virtual attendance is an option. The registration link is at the top of this events page.

    April 9-15

    • Susan Price, TEDX San Antonio, TEDX Youth with UTSA students on April 15th is inviting our ASE to get involved. The theme is climate action. TEDxYouth@SanAntonio presents Earth, Too Hot to Handle: A Climate Action Event. Info & Registration: https://tedxsa.org/youthWe’re actively inviting the community to:
      • Attend: Registration is open, and free. Both in-person at UTSA downtown Buena Vista Theatre and online via livestream
      • Speak: Middle school and up (through adults) invited to propose a climate-related talk OR performance (poem, artwork, dance, music)
      • Sponsor – We’ll have an Idea Lab with interactive experiences/stations, nonprofit and community partners welcome, in-kind donations, let’s talk!
      • Volunteer – to learn how to produce a community event. Youth middle-school and up, or adults who work with and support them.

      For more info reach out directly to susanp@tedxsanantonio.com (210) 872-0445

    April 16-22

    April 23-30

    May 2023

    May is Asian American & Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month!

    May 1-6

    • May 3rd is our ASE Monthly Networking Meeting. Location is TBD, but there is a virtual option to attend too. The registration link is at the top of this events tab. 

    May 7-13

    May 14-20

    May 21-27

    May 28-31

    June 2023

    June is Pride Month & Juneteenth (June 19th)!

    June 1-3

    • June 7th is our ASE Monthly Networking Meeting. Location is TBD, but there is a virtual option to attend too. The registration link is at the top of this events tab. 

    June 4-10

    June 11-17

    June 18-24

    June 25-30

    July 2023

    Happy summer, everyone!

    July 1-8

    July 9-15

    • July 12th is our ASE Monthly Networking Meeting. Location is TBD, but there is a virtual option to attend too. The registration link is at the top of this events tab. 

    July 16-22

    July 23-31

    August 2023

    August is Back to School & National Aviation Day (Aug. 19th)!

    August 1-5

    • August 2nd is our ASE Monthly Networking Meeting. Location is TBD, but there is a virtual option to attend too. The registration link is at the top of this events tab. 

    August 6-12

    August 13-19

    August 20-26

    August 27-31

    September 2023

    September is National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept 15-Oct 15)!

    September 1-9

    • September 6th is our ASE Monthly Networking Meeting. Location is TBD, but there is a virtual option to attend too. The registration link is at the top of this events tab. 

    September 10-16

    September 17-23

    September 24-30

    October 2023

    October is National Disability Awareness, National Arts & Humanities, & National Bullying Prevention Month!

    October 1-7

    • October 4th is our ASE Monthly Networking Meeting. Location is TBD, but there is a virtual option to attend too. The registration link is at the top of this events tab. 

    October 8-14

    October 15-21

    October 22-31

    November 2023

    November is American Indian & Alaska Native Heritage Month and National Career Development Month!

    November 1-4

    • November 1st is our ASE Monthly Networking Meeting. Location is TBD, but there is a virtual option to attend too. The registration link is at the top of this events tab. 

    November 5-11

    November 12-18

    November 19-25

    November 26-30

    December 2023

    December is Computer Science Education Week and Hour of Code (Dec. 4-10)!

    December 1-9

    • December 6th is our ASE Monthly Networking Meeting. Location is TBD, but there is a virtual option to attend too. The registration link is at the top of this events tab. 

    December 10-16

    December 17-23

    December 24-31