Just as COVID has created devastation in our country, so too has it created extreme challenges for FIRST program support, putting students’ education and our statewide future workforce at risk. … Continue reading FIRST® in Texas Programs Challenged
FIRST in Texas, statewide partners, and even robotics teams are working diligently to introduce more girls to STEM fields and give them a place to explore their dreams of changing the … Continue reading Girls in FIRST, Women in Science
FIRST in Texas gives students in the Lone Star State access to an exciting world of education, innovation, and experimentation. It’s more than an extra-curricular activity: it helps young people build … Continue reading Putting the S in STEM with FIRST in Texas
When we established FIRST in Texas, we could not have imagined how the community would rally behind our cause in such profound, incredible, and heartwarming ways. We are humbled by the amazing … Continue reading Thank You For Helping FIRST in Texas Create Opportunities for Texas Youth!
For the first time in many years, a FIRST LEGO League team from the Alamo Area was selected as one of the 20 Semi-Finalists for the Global Innovation Award: meet … Continue reading 2019 Global Innovation Award Recap
In Texas we go big in just about everything we do, and that includes STEM education. According to Texas Education Agency, Texas had 1,775 STEM teachers in 2017-2018, and that … Continue reading FIRST in Texas is Committed to STEM Teacher Enrichment & Professional Development
For 30 years, FIRST® has been capturing imaginations and inspiring future technology leaders and innovators. According to the Brandeis University Longitudinal Study, of the many students who participate in FIRST programs: … Continue reading Scholarships: Knowledge is Power
October is Global Diversity Awareness Month, and it’s a great time to reflect on inclusive values–the kind of values that inspire organizations to help the underserved and underrepresented in their … Continue reading Diversity and Inclusion in STEM