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 Johnson Country Arts & Heritage Center (8788 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS 66212) recently opened a new programming space dedicated to Maker and STEAM programming. The makerspace offers programming for all ages in electronics, hand tools, laser cutting and 3D printing, as an expansion......

  • It was a day packed full of career-connected learning for more than 200 PLTW – Project Lead The Way students from 11 high schools during Civil Engineering + Design Careers Day on Oct. 10, 2023. This collaborative project between KC STEM Alliance, the Center for......

  • KC STEM Alliance Program Consultant Marian McClellan will be honored with the ATHENA Leadership Award by the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce on Sept. 20, 2023. The award—inspired by the goddess of Greek mythology known for her strength, courage, wisdom and enlightenment—honors individuals fo...

Events for Educators