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 schools together for STEM success

Heather Naviasky

Regional Manager of School Partnerships, the Y of Central Maryland

 
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High school robotics team innovates to help the U.S. Air Force

Knob Noster High School

FIRST® Robotics Competition Team 6424 “Stealth Panther Robotics,” Knob Noster, Missouri 

 
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FIRST, Cisco Systems bring innovative learning to 12 Arizona schools

Cisco Systems

FIRST Sponsor

 
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Connecting students with role models

Joaquin Nuno-Whelan

FIRST Mentor; Chief Engineer, Next Gen Trucks, General Motors

 
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