Mission and Objectives

The Coalition’s mission is to build an ecosystem of mentorship and support for the next generation of STEM and community leaders in the city of Philadelphia by encouraging public school students’ engagement in robotics programs.

Objectives

Program Support. The Philadelphia Robotics Coalition supports robotics programs that serve Philadelphia public school students by providing direct financial support, recruiting mentors, encouraging competition and performance, organizing workshops and training sessions, and by other means.

Reach. The Philadelphia Robotics Coalition works to make robotics programs accessible to all interested public school students in Philadelphia.

Ecosystem Support. The Philadelphia Robotics Coalition creates and nurtures relationships between supported programs, colleges and universities, foundations, businesses, and government.

Mentor Engagement. The Philadelphia Robotics Coalition engages mentors from industry, business, and academia to provide support and expertise to the students in our programs.

Professional Coaching. The Philadelphia Robotics Coalition encourages schools and teams to utilize highly professional coaches, including appropriately compensating these professionals.

Sustainability. The Philadelphia Robotics Coalition encourages every robotics school program to develop diversified funding and eventually become fully self-sustaining.