Connecting volunteers to STEM events in Maryland
There are many opportunities to volunteer for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) events in Maryland.
Learn more below.
Click on the links below to find out more about these programs.
FIRST programs (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology)
FIRST Chesapeake - Maryland FIRST Tech Challenge (ages 12-18). NOTE: Maryland/DC FTC program was acquired by FIRST Chesapeake in August 2020.
Maryland FIRST LEGO League Explore (ages 6-10). TBA
Maryland Tech Invitational 2023 took place in person at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab in Laurel, June 23-25, 2023.
FIRST Global Monitor the FIRST Global website for updates and how to apply to volunteer in 2023. The 2023 event will take place in Singapore in October 2023. If you are interested in remotely mentoring an international FIRST Global team, please visit: https://first.global/get-involved/gsc/
Other STEM events - Volunteers Needed
From Baltimore City Public Schools. Please contact Gino Tagaytay (GPTagaytay@bcps.k12.md.us) if you are interested in volunteering.
STEM Achievement in Baltimore Elementary Schools (SABES) - STEM Showcase
Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation
About Jenny Beatty: Jenny is a longtime supporter of a variety of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) programs in Maryland, as well as internationally. She is a specialist in Community & Volunteer Engagement and is available to do presentations to corporate and community organizations on volunteering opportunities for FIRST programs as well as on where to go for volunteer management training. FIRST Chesapeake interview from March 2020. Jenny can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org