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

Computer Science Education Week starts December 7 and with it comes multiple opportunities for tech career exploration and ideas for how to turn fun exploration exercises like the Hour of Code into next steps for students. Check out these opportunities: For Educators PLTW Cybersecurity Event......

Cool Science is a free and public art competition for K-12 artists, organized through a collaboration of UMass Lowell, UMass Boston, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, University of Kansas and Kansas City Art Institute. Challenge Questions This year, Cool Science is asking young artists......

Take a look at how students, teachers and other partners in Kansas City’s learning community are pushing forward with innovative learning this fall with these scenes from around the region. Project Lead The Way teachers bringing real world input into capstone students’ project planning: Shout......

Events for Educators

There are no upcoming events at this time.