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The Kansas City Public Library’s digital media initiative is looking for motivated students (ages 13-18), who reside in the library’s serving district, to be a part of our team. Creative? Tech savvy? Boy? Girl? None of the above? You are encouraged to apply. Reliable? Dedicated? Willing to...

KC STEM Alliance hosted the fourth annual Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Senior Showcase on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at Union Station.  The Showcase celebrated graduating PLTW students and highlighted their senior capstone projects from the Engineering Design and Development (EDD) and Biomedical Innovations (BI)...

Congratulations to the six area FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) teams that advanced from the Greater Kansas City FRC Regional to the FIRST Championship, to be held April 23-26 in St. Louis, MO. Read More...

WHAT: Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Senior Showcase 2015—celebrating the ingenuity and creativity of PLTW students in engineering and biomedical sciences. Sponsored by KC STEM Alliance. WHO: More than 250 seniors from 30 schools who have completed the PLTW courses, Engineering Design and Development or Biomedical...

The rapidly changing job market and the new wave of career programs taking hold in schools are offering up a new challenge for educators: how to form deeper, longer-term relationships with employers in their communities. No longer called “voc ed” or considered an alternative pathway just...

Hundreds of high school students and their robots are competing in the Greater Kansas City regional FIRST Robotics Competition this weekend at the MCC Business and Technology campus. On Thursday, Mar. 12, teams did practice matches. The event continues through Saturday. ...

Students in our central city all too often lack the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and enrichment opportunities afforded those in more affluent Kansas City metro neighborhoods and schools. Just ask Ken Burke. Burke is a science teacher at Paseo Academy of Fine &...

WHO: More than 1,000 high school students representing 54 teams from around the region, participating for a chance to win regional awards and advance to the FIRST World Championship. WHAT: Greater Kansas City Regional FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) WHEN: Friday, March 13 - Saturday, March 14, 2015...