Support Pre-college Outreach

RMS is dedicated to providing high-quality content and resources to help develop K-12 students in the pursuit of a career in engineering and technology.

RMS K-12 Outreach Programs

Certificates of Merit
Recognition program for female high school students for outstanding achievement over three years in both mathematics and science

Essay Contest​
“Great Women in Engineering and Science” essay contest for 6th grade girls and boys

Girls Exploring Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math yearly event for middle school girls

Yearly scholarship awards to incoming college freshman and existing students in accredited engineering and computer science programs

SWENext connects pre-college students with SWE engineering community with resources, clubs, expos, scholarships and more 

STEM Outreach Resources

  • ACE Mentor Program of Colorado serves high school students who want to explore careers in architecture, construction, and engineering. The ACE program introduces participants to building industry professions by having them plan and design mock projects on real sites.
  • Black Girls Code builds pathways for young women of color to embrace the current tech marketplace as builders and creators by introducing them to skills in computer programming and technology.
  • Boy Scouts of America Denver Area Council STEM. Whether you are a parent, educator, Scout leader or program director, there are a variety of resources available to you for everything STEM from the DAC!
  • Bridge Building Competition is a statewide program aimed at providing interaction and communication among practicing engineers, high school students, and other professionals. 
  • Colorado Association of Black Professional Engineers and Scientists (CABPES) is dedicated to encouraging and assisting African American and other underrepresented youth, in the pursuit and attainment of career choices in the engineering and applied science professions.
  • Colorado First delivers high quality FIRST robotics programs to students in Colorado including managing tournaments, supporting teams, and working with our program mentors.  Our long term goal is to develop the business and technology leaders of tomorrow. 
  • Colorado Science & Engineering Fair honors excellence in STEM; providing opportunities to create and present research in environments that nurture in science and technology; promoting professional skills, ethics, diversity and continuing intellectual development.
  • Colorado Succeeds is a  nonprofit, nonpartisan coalition of business leaders working to ensure that all of Colorado’s children are educated to their greatest potential, and all of Colorado’s businesses have the homegrown talent they need to thrive.
  • Denver Museum of Nature & Science Girls & Science event explores diverse opportunities for a future career in science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Girls (and all kids!) and families connect and engage with women STEAM mentors. Ignite your passion for science!
  • DiscoverE is a coalition providing every student with a shared STEM experience and the resources, programs, and connections to improve the understanding of engineering through a united voice and a global distribution network.
  • Dream Big screening is a great way to showcase and celebrate engineering for youth and engineers alike, whatever your goals—reaching underserved youth, sharing engineering with the educators in your community, or galvanizing your colleagues.
  • EngineerGirl website is designed to bring national attention to the exciting opportunities that engineering represents for girls and women. The site was launched with input from a specially selected Girls Advisory Board—bright, energetic girls from all over the US and Canada.
  • Future City Colorado is a project-based learning program where students in grades 6th-8th embark on a transformative experience exploring how to make the world a better place. Teams spend four months imagining, researching, designing, and building cities of the future. 
  • Girl Scouts of Colorado and Montana & Wyoming bring their dreams to life and work together to build a better world. Girl Scouts of all backgrounds and abilities can be unapologetically themselves as they discover their strengths and rise to meet new challenges. 
  • Introduce a Girl to Engineering, or Girl Day, is a time when volunteers, educators, and others act as role models, facilitate engineering activities, and show girls how engineers change our world. 
  • MATHCOUNTS is a national math enrichment, coaching & competition program that promotes middle school mathematics achievement in every U.S. state & territory. 
  • SheTech, Women Tech Council’s program is the largest industry-led STEM program to activate, engage and inspire high school girls into STEM degrees and successful careers with over 12,000 participants.
  • SPIN Tutorials The SPIN Tool Kit is a collection of tutorials on effective media strategies and tactics to support social change work.
  • STEMblazers inpires girls to visualize themselves in science, technology, engineering, and math professions. Their long term goal is to reach 1 million girls and influence them to enter STEM careers.  
  • Student Volunteer Network The Student Volunteer Network (SVN) is a student-led nonprofit organization dedicated to connecting the high school and nonprofit communities in Colorado.
  • Students of Color in Technology (SoCiT)’s mission is to increase the number of pre-college students who strive for higher education, to grow academically and become confident in pursuing STEM careers upon college graduation.
  • TeachEngineering is a digital library comprised of standards-aligned engineering curricula for K-12 educators to make applied science and math come alive through engineering design.
  • TechGirlz’ mission is to inspire middle school girls to explore the possibilities of technology to empower their future careers. TechGirlz creates free, fun, interactive TechShopz led by industry professionals, leaders and students. 
  • “What does STEM Look Like?” book will help break stigmas around what “STEM” looks like – STEM workers can be anybody! Anna does not know what she wants to be when she grows up. One night she uses her telescope to look at the constellations and they tell her a story about STEM.
  • The Women in Engineering Program at the University of Colorado at Boulder Services, Resource Center, WIEP Staff, Events, Newsletters, Engineering Grad Schools, and information on Women in Engineering.
  • The Women in Science and Engineering Program at Colorado School of Mines Scholarships, Programs, Faculty, Advisory Committee, Newsletters, Government Feedback, and specific information to education.
  • Wyoming Youth in STEM aims to introduce STEM to the youth of Wyoming, providing them with engaging opportunities to learn about careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics through education, mentoring, and community support.