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Using FIRST® to Shape Classroom Curriculum

The 74, a non-profit education news site, explores how educators are increasingly adopting FIRST® principles and programs to shape curriculum in the classroom.

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FIRST Mentor Leads Students into Brighter Futures

FIRST Alum and mentor Chelsey Roebuck is using the skills and passion he gained as a member of a FIRST team — including Gracious Professionalism® and grit — to profoundly impact the lives of young people with the help of a FIRST STEM Equity Community Innovation Grant.

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STEM Leaders Join Board of Directors

FIRST is proud to welcome two new members to the Board of Directors. Both valued supporters of FIRST, Karen Horting, executive director and CEO of Society of Women Engineers (SWE), a FIRST Alliance; and Lonnie Johnson, president and founder of Johnson Research and Development Corporation, will join leaders from business, government, education, and the sciences to provide strategic direction and organizational oversight to FIRST

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OUR VISION: “ transform our culture by creating a world where science and technology are celebrated and where young people dream of becoming science and technology leaders.”
— Dean Kamen, Founder