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

  • It’s Meet a Mentor Monday and today we’re introducing Miriah Whitaker, a mentor with the Lincoln Prep High School FIRST Robotics Competition Team 1775 Tigerbytes. Miriah, who earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Missouri S&T, is a Utility Investment Planning Consultant for ...

  • Kansas educators: College Board will offer computer science Advanced Placement ® (AP) professional learning opportunities for Kansas teachers and administrators in the Kansas City metro this summer. Whether your school already offers a AP computer science course or is considering adding AP computer ...

  • Today, we are delighted to kick off a new series: Meet a Mentor Monday, where we’ll introduce you to mentors from across the region who make a difference in students’ lives. We start with Brian Holmgren of Warrensburg, Mo., who holds a bachelor’s degree in......

Events for Educators