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 Cleveland’s championship team

Youth Technology Academy

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

 
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Student finds a road to success through FIRST

Evan Rotter

Alumnus of FIRST Robotics Competition Team 4786, Nicolet FEAR, of Glendale, Wisconsin

 
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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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FIRST encourages perseverance

Maya Varma

FIRST Alumna
Winner, Bart Kamen Memorial FIRST Scholarship

 
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