The North Texas FIRST® Area serves the Dallas-Fort Worth area and North Texas. Our mission is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering and technology skills, that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.

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How FIRST in Texas Helps Solve the Middle Skills Gap

The experts are looking into the future of work, and there is a growing demand for middle-skill workers, but there’s not enough trained personnel to fill that demand. The gap … Read More


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Engineering Series: Career Paths in the Workforce

The High Demand For Engineers The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts growth for engineering jobs over the next several years through 2026. As the Bureau notes: The U.S. Bureau of Labor … Read More


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Engineering Series: Girls and Women are FIRST

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day Taking a proactive approach to equity is important, and giving girls more opportunities to explore their dreams of engineering is always a worthy cause. … Read More


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FIRST in Texas Opens Up a World of Opportunities For Young Engineers

When students dive into the world of FIRST in Texas, they are doing themselves (and their future) a huge favor. Besides having plenty of fun, expanding their minds, and learning … Read More


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Partners and Program Supporters

Together, we are helping students learn incredible skills that one day will take them pro! The North Texas FIRST® Area is supported by a strong network of corporations, educational and professional institutions. We want to give a special Thank You to our 2018-2019 Area Partners.