Educator Events

2019 Tradeshow Schedule

ASCD Empower19 | Chicago, IL  | March 16-18, 2019

NSTA National | St. Louis, MO | April 11-14, 2019

ISTE 19 | Philadelphia, PA | June 23-26, 2019

Regional FIRST Certified Professional Development

FIRST Certified Professional Development is a two-day learning experience that will provide teachers with all the tools they need to bring one of the FIRST programs to their classroom or as an extracurricular activity. Learn more.

2019 FIRST Championship

Houston, TX April 17-20, 2019   |   Detroit, MI April 24-27, 2019
Prepare to be inspired as you watch tens of thousands of students compete on the world stage at the FIRST® Championship presented by Qualcomm® Incorporated. With all the heart-pounding thrills and team spirit of a professional sporting event, FIRST uses robotics as the backbone for the “only sport where every kid can go pro.” Guided by mentors and STEM professionals, and supported by FIRST Sponsors, FIRST teams inspire kids in grades K-12 to explore the innovation process and build STEM and digital-literacy skills. Watch the exciting competitions and visit teams in the “pits.” We guarantee you will leave impressed.
Watch 2018 FIRST Championship Conference recordings.