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EFK Great Lakes Bay Region Opens New Learning Center

JOHN KENNETT - MIDLAND DAILY NEWSEducating the next generation of workers in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) is vital across the nation and in the Great Lakes Bay Region, as demand for employees in these areas is increasing.Desiring to help fill that demand, Engineering For Kids/Great Lakes Bay Region has ...

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Robomatter, Inc. and Engineering For Kids Announce Partnership to Bring STEM Education to Students across North America

PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)  Robomatter, Incorporated, a global leader in STEM education, and Engineering For Kids (EFK), a leading provider of extracurricular STEM programs, announced a new partnership to bring Robomatter’s research-based robotics and computer science educational content to students across North ...

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EFK Franchisee Rutu Bole Featured in the Wisconsin State Journal

PAMELA COTANT For the State JournalSecond- through fifth-graders gathered around their robotic vehicles in a tug-of-war contest on a recent afternoon.It was the moment of truth at the end of an afternoon of designing the robots in an after-school activity at Shorewood Hills Elementary School called Robotics: Lego ...

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Monte Turnage featured on WGN -TV (Lake County, IL)

WGN – TV in Lake County, IL featured owner, Monte Turnage discussing ways to instill passion for STEM in kids at home and how Engineering For Kids builds on that passion through classes and camps. He also showed off the Sumobots! ...

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Leading S.T.E.M. Education Franchise to Expand Footprint in Chicagoland

Engineering For Kids (EFK), a leading supplemental education business designed to provide S.T.E.M. education and inspire students ages 4-14 by offering hands-on, discipline specific engineering activities, announced it is targeting the Windy City for growth. With four operating franchisees in the greater Chicago area, ...

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Engineering For Kids featured in Franchise Times

The article titled “Engineering For Kids Soaring High” features and interview with Founder and CEO, Doris Roberts. Roberts is able to shed light on the incredible growth of the franchise that is up to 152 locations in 22 countries in just seven years. Readers will gain insight into the founding of the brand, its ...

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EFK Founder and CEO, Dori Roberts featured in Forbes Woman

Recent research has explored this important question: In an era when women are increasingly prominent in medicine, law, and business, why are there so few female scientists and engineers? Compelling evidence suggests there are key environmental and social barriers, including stereotypes, gender bias, and the climate of ...

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Why Is STEM Education So Important?

According to the U. S. Department of Commerce, STEM occupations are growing at 17%, while other occupations are growing at 9.8%. STEM degree holders have a higher income even in non-STEM careers. Science, technology, engineering and mathematics workers play a key role in the sustained growth and stability of the U.S. ...

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NBC Miami Talks with Carol Fratchman (Broward County)

Carol Frachtman, owner of Engineering For Kids of Broward County in South Florida talked to NBC Miami about the importance of early S.T.E.M.education. See the full interview ...

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Engineering For Kids Honored as a Top 10 New Franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 16, 2015Contact: Mike Cavanaugh, VP of Marketing(540) 940-2910Engineering For Kids is Ranked in the Top 10 of Entrepreneur Magazine's Top New FranchisesFredericksburg, Virginia-Engineering For Kids, based in Fredericksburg, VA, has been honored to be listed in the top 10 of Entrepreneur ...

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