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.

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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

A community outreach program started before the pandemic is proving to make a big difference for residents of one local retirement community. Team 2410 The Metal Mustangs offered open “Tech Talk Hours” to residents of Tallgrass Creek in Overland Park, Kan., to help with tasks......

Heartland and Central Missouri FIRST Robotics Competition Regional Awards Local students, volunteers and partners recognized in online ceremony as FIRST community celebrates virtually May 5, 2020—Although game play for the Infinite Recharge FIRST Robotics Competition season was suspended due to Covid-19, online judging for several......

Project Lead The Way students persevere to complete award-winning projects in engineering and biomedical sciences $11,500 in scholarships awarded in online design, sustainability and innovation contests May 4, 2020—Despite a disrupted spring semester, students from across the metro completed more than 120 senior capstone projects......

Events for Educators

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