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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Volunteer Spotlight Focus: Judges

Our focus this month is on volunteers and the critical role they play in the success of event support as well as student development. With New Mexico joining Texas in … Read More

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Volunteerism: Your Chance to Change a Student’s Life (And Your Own)

Texans love volunteerism. It’s easy to see why: most volunteering opportunities are satisfying and positive. You get to help others and strengthen communities. But only a select few volunteering opportunities … Read More

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Investing in the Future STEM Workforce

It’s not every day you find a community investment program that: Encourages STEM education and the development of 21st-century work/life skills Enriches the lives of underrepresented and underserved students in … Read More

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How FIRST® LEGO® League Develops Crucial Soft Skills in Early Childhood

Soft skills–the less obvious social skills such as communication, self-control, leadership, critical thinking, and creativity–have received lots of attention in recent years. As noted in a report by Forbes, employers across … Read More

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Regional Partners

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.