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

Grant partnership helps break down barriers to STEM access in First Nations communities

Alberta Distance Learning Center

FIRST STEM Community

 
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FIRST inspires my child to build, code, and create

Christina Blais

Parent, FIRST LEGO League, Winsted, Connecticut

 
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FIRST taught me valuable coding and leadership skills

Christina Li

FIRST Alumna, FIRST Robotics Competition Team 217, The Thunder Chickens, of Sterling Heights, Michigan
White House Science Fair participant

 
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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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