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For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology

VCSU's GP STEM Education Center encourages FIRST participants at all levels, providing professional development and program support to schools nearby the Valley City State University campus.

What is FIRST?

Why is LEGO® Education involved with FIRST?

There are different levels of FIRST:
  • JrFLL : Junior FIRST LEGO® League 6 to 9 year olds; Grades K-3
  • FLL : FIRST LEGO® League 9 to 14 year olds; Grades 4-8
  • FTC : FIRST Tech Challenge Grades 9-12
  • FIRST Robotics Competition Grades 9-12
How you can become involved in FIRST:
Register to become a volunteer
Mentor a team
Become a sponsor
You can learn the history and how to get started at FIRST website.
LEGO® Education and FIRST working together.
Office Information
David DeMuth Jr., Ph.D.
Executive Director
Phone: 701-845-7437 or 1-800-532-8641 ext 37437

Gary Ketterling, Ph.D.
STEM Education Coordinator
Phone: 701-845-7446 or 1-800-532-8641 ext 37446

Teresa Cole
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 701-845-7441 or 1-800-532-8641 ext 37441