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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Why this superintendent chose FIRST to boost student engagement

Heidi Sipe

FIRST Volunteer, Oregon; Umatilla School District Superintendent

 
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FIRST builds students’ confidence and pride

Gustavo Mendoza

Member of FIRST Robotics Competition Team 4355, CPBOT, Mexico

 
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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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