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.

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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

FIRST Tech Challenge Team 6547 Cobalt Colts are headed to the FIRST World Championships after an exciting KS/MO FIRST Tech Challenge Championship at Missouri S&T University in Rolla on March 5. The Cobalt Colts were one of 10 Kansas City-area teams competing. All 10 teams......

The American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women movement and a generous anonymous donor developed the Kansas City STEM Goes Red Scholarship with the goal of bridging the gap between student interests in pursuing a career in a STEM field and achieving their goals. The......

Events for Educators