FIRST® programs support educators by engaging students in STEM learning and preparing them for the future through hands-on fun while helping kids transfer STEM concepts to real-world applications.

I’m a firm believer in FIRST – it boosts confidence, builds collaborative skills, and is hands-on. It takes the best of pedagogy, and best practices in Education, and brings it all together.

Urvi Shah, Stoneridge Catholic School, Bethesda MD

Educator-Focused Stories

Tesla invests in FIRST to support workforce development and future engineers

Melanie Sanchez

FIRST Alum & Mentor; Tesla Workforce Development & Education Programs Intern

 
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Making our community a better place

Rogue Robotics

FIRST Robotics Competition team

 
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FIRST inspires Cleveland’s championship team

Youth Technology Academy

FIRST Robotics Competition Team 120 “Cleveland’s Team,” Cleveland, Ohio

 
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Qualcomm, FIRST partner to foster future innovators

Qualcomm Incorporated

FIRST Strategic Partner

 
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