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

FIRST inspires my child to build, code, and create

Christina Blais

Parent, FIRST LEGO League, Winsted, Connecticut

 
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A New Type of School Teaches Skills for the Future

Ypsilanti STEMM Middle College & Grizzly Robotics

FIRST School District | FIRST Robotics Competition Team

 
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FIRST helped me land a high-tech internship

Nicole Martindale

FIRST Alum, Volunteer & Mentor

 
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FIRST inspired my high school to invest in young engineers

Jeremy Shikarides

FIRST Alum, Volunteer, & Mentor

 
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