Students participate in hands-on robotics activities.

Robotics Academy of Nevada 2021

We are happy to announce registration is open for this year’s Robotics Academy of Nevada (RAN) for Nevada’s educators and community leaders. RAN will be held the week of June 21st – 25th, 2021. Space will be limited!

NEVADA ROBOTICS IMPACT ACROSS THE STATE

Teachers Trained in Robotics

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Increase of Robotics Teams Since 2016

Funding Dollars Given to New Coaches

Robotics Teams in Nevada

Nevada Robotics is a educational organization with the vision to give all students the opportunity to be creative and problem-solve through hands-on robotics education and experiences. We collaborate with community, industry and educational partners to deliver engaging robotics education to both Nevada’s teachers and students. We work closely in partnership with two non-profit robotics programs – FIRST Nevada and The REC Foundation.

Our hope is to increase the access to robotics education in rural and low-income communities across Nevada, resulting in an increase to the workforce pipeline of engineers, scientists, technical professionals and programmers, especially with girls and other underrepresented populations. 

Nevada Robotics works in collaboration with Nevada’s higher education systems, school districts, robotics education programs, industry and community partners to create engaging robotics opportunities for all students across the state.

This collective state-wide effort is designed to inspire K-12 students to pursue careers in STEM fields.

– Increase diversity and inclusion of robotics and STEM education for girls and underrepresented populations.

– Increase the number of students entering STEM fields in Nevada’s two and four-year colleges and universities.

– Increase access to robotics opportunities in rural and low-income urban communities across Nevada.

– Increase Nevada’s workforce pipeline of engineers, scientists, and technical professionals.

HAPPENINGS

FIRST Lego League Trainings and Workshops - Ongoing

Join FIRST in a series of FREE, online training opportunities for the FLL Challenge Division!

Engineering First! Teacher Workshop - July 14th and August 4th, 2021

You are invited to attend a virtual and in-person educator workshop focused on engineering and elementary curriculum development. 

Robotics Academy of Nevada - June 21st - 25th, 2021

You are invited to attend a free, week-long training for educators to become robotics coaches and to increase confidence in teaching robotics and STEM in the classroom.

FOUNDING PARTNERS

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PARTNERS

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