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Tuesday, June 27 • 11:45am - 12:45pm
10. FIRST®: Building the Next Generation of Talent Through Robotics

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FIRST® offers a progression of exciting, team-based robotics programs allowing kids to develop hands-on skills using increasingly complex STEM concepts from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. These programs prepare students by developing technical and non-technical skill sets that align with the knowledge, skills, and abilities for the 21st century workplace. Through partnership and integration of the programs into classrooms, the impact of FIRST® programs is building the next generation of talent for SC industry partners.

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Faith Bongiorno

Education Implementation Specialist, FIRST
Faith Bongiorno is a FIRST Education Implementation Specialist supporting school districts.  Prior to joining FIRST, Faith held roles of robotics instructor and coach for elementary and middle school grade levels.  As the FIRST Senior Mentor for the state of South Carolina... Read More →
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Dana Aucion

Senior Specialist, Professional Development, FIRST
Dana Aucoin is a FIRST Senior Specialist, Professional Development developing and delivering FIRST Professional Development for FIRST LEGO League Discover, Explore, and Challenge and FIRST Tech Challenge. Dana works with 24 FIRST Certified Trainers who she trained over the last... Read More →

Tuesday June 27, 2023 11:45am - 12:45pm EDT
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