For Educators

[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...

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,...

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...

March is Women’s History Month and it’s been gratifying to see so many STEM role models highlighted as part of the celebration. We put together this list of resources for all who would like to learn more about the ways women have influenced the fields...

Kansas State University’s Student Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers offers a Balsawood Bridge Competition for students in middle or high school on Saturday, April 6. The goal? For students to experiment with materials, in this case balsa wood and glue, and learn...