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

  • The recently signed CHIPS and Science Act includes funding to scale best practices in STEM education. The $52 billion bipartisan plan to reinvigorate research, development and innovation recognizes the value of STEM Learning Ecosystems, which will be eligible to apply for National Science Foundation...

  • It’s never too early to introduce a child to STEM concepts as the programming team at The Regnier Family Wonderscope Children’s Museum of Kansas City well knows. Along with its 30,000 square feet of indoor exploration and 1/2 acre of year-round outdoor adventure, the nonprofit......

  • The KC STEM Alliance team is growing! We’re looking for three consultants to help support our work, including event and communications/marketing support plus a STEM Outreach Consultant focused specifically on our work with Project Lead The Way. See the details for each below. Candidates should...

Events for Educators