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

Bringing engineering opportunities to Title I schools

Lawrence High School

FIRST Robotics Competition Team 1289, Gearheadz, of Lawrence, Massachusetts

 
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Entire community nourishes growth of STEM education with FIRST

April Patrick

FIRST LEGO League Jr. Coach; Writer, Director & Producer

 
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With Apple and FIRST, we’re bringing robotics to every student

Zandra Jo Galván

Superintendent, Greenfield Union School District, Greenfield, California

 
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FIRST taught me valuable coding and leadership skills

Christina Li

FIRST Alumna, FIRST Robotics Competition Team 217, The Thunder Chickens, of Sterling Heights, Michigan
White House Science Fair participant

 
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