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Free Interactive Training Courses for the FIRST® Community: At FIRST, we are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community for all our participants. Watch this compelling, short video to see how you--as a mentor--can ensure that you are inspiring success for your team. After watching the video, we hope you’ll be inspired to participate in the interactive training courses specifically designed for you.
 
We have collaborated with the National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity (NAPE) to provide FIRST Mentors, Volunteers, Partners, and others who work directly with students, a three-part free training module course. We know that culture shapes the biases and beliefs about others. Often without realization, interactions are based on the age, gender, race, language, (dis)ability, or income level.
 
These modules will provide you with the tools and specific strategies to support student participation, engagement, success, and community outreach.
 
Tune in to FIRST TV: The next episode of FIRST TV airs at 7 P.M. ET on Tuesday, August 7. Tune in for another great episode!
 
FIRST Certified Professional Development: The FIRST Certified Professional Development program is dedicated to helping teachers get the most out of FIRST programs and the accompanying educational resources. There are three sessions for 2018, and we are hosting one in Manchester, NH on August 21-22. For more information and locations, click here.
 
Name the Planet: Enter our “Name the Planet” contest. If you are the winning team, YOUR entry will be featured in our teaser for the 2019 season of FIRST Robotics Competition. Have a great idea? Consult with your teammates and coaches, and enter your team's submission today - only one submission per team, please. Hurry: The contest deadline is August 15! 

Gather your squad and launch your mission: Join our mission into the 30th season of FIRST. Prepare to journey to the outer limits of our universe in DESTINATION: DEEP SPACE Presented by The Boeing Company. Launch your mission today!

As always, we are here to help. Please contact our Customer Support Team with any questions, or if you need help, visit our "Contact Us" webpage:

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FIRST® Robotics Competition Team Support

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