The Association reaches out to the community through its communications activities and special events, awards and Outreach activities.
These programs raise awareness of the contributions made by engineers, geologists and geophysicists to the economy and quality of life in Alberta and globally through the application of science and technology, promote engineering, geology and geophysics careers, promote interest in science, math and technology in Grades 1 to 12 as a step leading to science careers.
By bringing attention to its professions through a variety of programs and
activities, APEGA encourages and nurtures an appreciation and interest in science
and technology in students and adults.
APEGA is pleased to announce the new Scientists & Engineers-in-the-Classroom program to be launched in September 2010 in Calgary and Edmonton. The new program is a merger of APEGA and Alberta Science Literacy Association (ASLA) programs and will improve science outreach to Alberta’s youth. Teachers can book a science classroom presentation and review all the programs offered, please visit:
Teachers can contact APEGA for:
career fair booth events
career information interviews
job shadows (half day)
science fair judging
elementary science nights
To register a request with Outreach, contact us at:
Toll Free: 1-800-661-7020
APEGA also assists in the development of math and science curricula and recognizes the vital role teachers play in sparking interest in science and math. Each year the APEGA Teacher Awards program recognizes twenty Alberta teachers for their excellence in science and math education.
Teacher Awards .... view
Science Olympics competitions, math contests, summer science camps, regional science fairs are some of the events APEGA sponsors and further supports with member volunteers.
APEGA also collaborates with other groups and organizations in the delivery of science related programs for students and the general public.
Advertising in magazines and newspapers also promotes awareness of the contributions to society made by APEGA professionals, and augments advances in science literacy in our province.