Future City Competition
Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021
Competition Facility: Virtual
Event site: https://futurecity.org/illinois-chicago
The ISPE Chicago Chapter will once again be supporting the Future Cities Competition with a special award. This year's event will be held virtually in April 2021. Future City Competition serves 6th, 7th and 8th graders. Sponsored by DiscoverE, this national program introduces students to engineering by designing cities with simulation software, building scale models, writing essays and giving oral presentations on their city's design. If you are interested in volunteering to serve as a judge for the ISPE Chicago Chapter Award please contact Keith Peltason at ISPEchicago@ISPEchicago.com
Engineers Week 2021
Founded by NSPE in 1951, Engineers Week is dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of and interest in engineering and technology careers.
Virtual Outreach 101: Learn How You Can Get Involved
January 26 at 11:00 a.m. (CST)
With Engineers Week and Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day right around the corner, you may be wondering how to virtually engage students in engineering this year.
Join DiscoverE for a lively discussion with two volunteers, including NSPE-NC's Catie Cox, who are planning exciting EWeek and Girl Day virtual events. This free webinar takes place January 26th at 12:00 p.m. (EST). Discussion items include:
· Virtual outreach options and opportunities
· How to set up a virtual visit
· Ready-made volunteer opportunities
Reserve your spot for this free webinar and get a copy of Setting Up a Virtual Visit.
It's your guide to creating a meaningful experience for the students and you!
MATHCOUNTS Chicago Chapter Competition
Saturday, February 22, 2020
Competition Facility: Kenwood Academy High School
5015 S. Blackstone Avenue
MATHCOUNTS believes middle school is a critical juncture when a love of math must be encouraged, and a fear of math must be overcome. Our programs build problem solving skills and positive attitudes about math, so students embrace challenges and expand their academic and career opportunities in the future.
Jeff Rensing (ISPE President), William Bogdel (Member), Adam Hardy (President), Jose Garcia (Member At-Large), Monica Altenhoff (Vice-President/President Elect), Keith Peltason (Vice-President), Mark Glochowsky (Member At-Large), John 'Tex' Mick (Member At-Large), Joel Feinstein (Treasurer/Secretary) and Laura Drumm (Member At-Large). Not pictured Myesha McClendon (Mathcounts), Joy Schaad (Chapter Rep).