FSR praised for inspiring, educating DE youth

In a recent editorial in Delaware News Journal, Ted Kaufman, an engineer, former US senator and long-time advocate of STEM and engineering education, spotlights our organization– First State Robotics– along with Delaware Technology Student Association (DETSA) for providing opportunities for Delaware students to explore STEM as a possible career choice. Sen. Kauffman believes all students should learn that engineering can be fun; engineers make a difference; and anyone can become an engineer.

Read here:

STEM programs show promise for future generations A new Brookings Institute report should encourage kids to consider a STEM education, career

Also of interest:

Brief video excerpt from C-SPAN of Sen. Kaufmann’s ‘First State Robotics’ Senate floor speech, given September 2009 (from University of Delaware Library Exhibits)