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

Eighteen middle school students from Emmanuel Family & Child Development Center’s summer program discovered what it takes to build and program a robot in just five days during a FIRST ® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Tech Challenge robotics camp this summer.......

The power of STEM captured the world’s attention 50 years ago this summer during the Apollo 11 moon landing. The nation officially celebrates July 19-20 with some events you can join virtually plus you will find plenty of local opportunities to dig into the history......

Recent high school grads find out during workshop with KC’s entrepreneurial community After spending their senior year of high school wrestling with a real-world problem and then designing and testing solutions, more than 20 recent graduates came together for a workshop to explore how they......

Events for Educators

Sat 26

Greater KC Science & Engineering Fair Kick Off

October 26 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Nov 09