For Educators

This week national STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice celebrated National STEM Day by encouraging STEM ecosystems around the country to make a YOU Belong in STEM Commitment, recognizing the unique power learning ecosystems have to foster belonging in STEM for ALL students. The goal?...

Society of Women Engineers will host the 13th Annual Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day on Friday, February 24, 2023 at Bartle Hall Convention Center. IGED targets high school women who show interest and aptitude in the areas of STEM. The students will be paired...

More than ever, educators are spending money out-of-pocket to provide students with the opportunities they deserve to succeed. To promote critical exposure to technology while alleviating the financial burden on K-12 teachers in our region, the KC Tech Council has launched a wishlist program funding tech-related...

Remake Learning Days-Kansas City is an innovative learning festival for families and youth taking place May 1-10. Explore something new and participate in fun, hands-on activities created for kids of all ages at libraries, schools, museums, tech centers, play spaces, community centers and more. (Watch...

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="600"] Photo courtesy of PowerUp[/caption] Cyber Games team support available: Apply by Nov. 20 Educators and parents: Kansas City’s aSTEAM Village has grant funding available to support teams in a new cybersecurity team competition and it’s not too late to join the action! PowerUp: Cyber...

Data literacy is a critical 21st century skill that students need for the jobs of tomorrow. Microsoft's partnership with NASA includes a Day of Data, where students can explore how data powers our astronauts, our space missions, and our world. Celebrate 20 years of humans aboard...

Currently celebrating 25 years as an education reform initiative, Miami University’s Project Dragonfly is accepting applications now through early 2021 for graduate courses and master's degrees that offer extraordinary experiences through zoos and botanical gardens in the United States and in 15 countries throughout the world. Earth...

KC STEM Alliance typically offers annual professional development events called Teacher Mentor Days, organized by field of study or grade level. For the 2020-21 academic year, these opportunities will shift to more frequent virtual networking opportunities for educators. What: A series of Zoom gatherings for PLTW teachers...

The achievements of African American men, women and youth in science and innovation are often overlooked in traditional classrooms and history books, but Kansas City's Carroll and Sandra Lamb are working tirelessly to change that. The Lambs have spent more than two decades collecting and researching...

The Regeneron Science Talent Search gives students a chance to gain recognition for their scientific achievements and a chance to win big awards. The top 40 finalists in this competition are guaranteed to win $25,000. And the top 10 winners will have a chance to...