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Join the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City for this summer's professional development workshop series, free to K-16 educators. These full-day workshops, hosted in partnership with the University of Missouri-Kansas City Office of Financial Literacy and the Center for Economic Education at Emporia State University,...

If you want to know what a career is really like, it's best to go straight to the source. Students from six metro schools had the chance to do just that during a Civil Engineering Careers Immersion Day for Project Lead The Way Civil Engineering...

The Liberty School District launched its first STEAM recognition event this spring to put students planning to pursue STEM/STEAM in the limelight. Each student received a certificate and recognition pin during the ceremony, which included keynotes from school alumni and friends currently working in STEM fields. "We...

A Closer Look: Blue Valley Femineers Blue Valley was the first school district in the state of Kansas to offer the Femineer program, which uses curriculum created by Cal Poly Pomona College of Engineering to inspire and empower female students to pursue STEM  in their education...

Seventeen teams from the six-county KC metropolitan area were among the more than 15,000 students from around the world who traveled to Houston to put their innovation skills to the test at the annual FIRST Championship. The four-day Houston event, attended by more than 33,000 people...

KC STEM Alliance's Mentor Makers program expanded into five high schools this year, giving 80 female students a chance to explore STEM-based projects side by side with women who work in a variety of STEM fields. Program director Marian McClellan worked with a group of educators,...

Project Lead The Way students from across the KC metro shared their senior capstone projects with the community during the eighth annual PLTW Senior Showcase on April 23 at Kansas City’s Union Station. The event included 479 students from 42 schools, making it the largest...

Kansas City Women in Technology (KCWiT) has teamed up with The Full Employment Council to promote a surplus of scholarships designed specifically for technical training for women. Scholarships can be used for any approved program that is 12 months or less in length, based on...

Spring blooms with opportunities to engage in and explore science in the great outdoors. And in and around Kansas City you'll find plenty of places you can learn and improve the environment at the same time. A sampling: Plant an Impact: Earth Day Workshop at Powell...

The Center for Architecture & Design teamed up with the KC STEM Alliance to share career opportunities in the design fields with more than 250 metro students enrolled in Project Lead The Way's Civil Engineering & Architecture course. Students started the day with a look at...