Connections & Tools

The Kansas City region is rich with resources to support STEM learning. Whether you are a classroom teacher or an informal educator who leads a Girl Scout troop or 4-H Club, you will find plenty of local resources to encourage STEM thinking.

Tools for Career Exploration

Agile Work Profiler

The Agile Work Profiler assessment provides students and career-seekers with useful, actionable information on career-related activities, referred to as Agilities. When students complete the AWP, they can use the results to get ideas for courses of study, selecting a major, and setting graduation, employment and income goals.

See how it works.

 

PREP-KC’s Connector

The Connector is a unique, web-based tool for teachers that makes it easy to connect with industry professionals for virtual tours, Q&A sessions and more.

Learn more.

Community Connections

Looking for STEM-related field trips, classroom speakers or other resources for your class or group? Start with STEM Connect-KC, a local directory of STEM providers and organizations that support STEM education in Kansas City. Use the filters to choose “Educators” or “Field Trips” to get started!

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News + Opportunity Alerts

  • 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......

  • The Girl Scouts of NE Kansas & NW Missouri and partners have girls in our region fired up and inspired to explore STEAM activities! On Oct. 8, GIRL FEST brought together 1,200 people for an outdoor family experience that celebrated all things girl. Families had......

Events for Educators