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 ® & Qualcomm: A Pioneering Partnership to Inspire Young Innovators

Qualcomm Incorporated

FIRST Strategic Partner

 
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Robotics opens doors for rural young women

Carolyn White

Grant and Public Support Manager, Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming

 
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Transformative learning through robotics

Melissa Jackson

Grants Manager, Boys and Girls Haven, Kentucky

 
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FIRST inspires student to make positive life changes

Freya Wilhelm

Member of  FIRST Robotics Competition Team 4263, Cyber Dragons

 
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