K-12 Students, Teachers, Guidance Counselors and Parents
Welcome to DedicatedEngineers! We are a charitable/educational non-profit dedicated to “making a difference,” both in
terms of advancing the engineering profession, as well as in helping
improve the world through the practice of engineering. In carrying out our mission, we seek to
“inspire aspirations”: inspiring today's youth to aspire to become
tomorrow's engineers. In doing so, we act as a clearinghouse for providing
information and resources of interest to the “K-12” audience, whether
you are a student, parent, teacher, guidance counselor, or other
Pre-College Program Area
Resources Made Available On This Website
Awards and Recognition Program
A Dedicated Engineer - Join Us!
PRE-COLLEGE PROGRAM AREA:
DedicatedEngineers operates in three
Program Areas - Pre-College,
College and Professional Practice. Our Pre-College Program focuses on:
RELEVANT RESOURCES MADE AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE:
All our compiled K-12
resources are presented on our
webpage, based on various established categories.
Students (and their parents) will find the
following categories of particular interest:
– A great place to start your journey!
General Interest Websites
– More general info on engineering, its accomplishments and
Introductory Summer Camps/Programs for
Youth – Great “hands-on,”
academic-oriented opportunities to explore what engineering is all
about during the summer!
National Competitions for Pre-College
Youth – A variety of
competitions, with something to match everyone’s interest – and great
prizes to boot in many cases!
Programs – There are about
1500 accredited four-year colleges/universities nationally, but only
about 350 offer engineering degrees – find out who they are and search
by engineering major offered and/or by state/region, then go directly
to their website for further info!
– A good place to explore the different engineering disciplines and
fields that employ engineers; the listing also includes
women/minority-focused societies that can be a great help in your
For teachers and
counselors, in addition to the above, the following categories will
also be of particular interest:
– Orgs focused just on engineering-related K-12 education!
– Resources, resources, and more resources!
– Tap into National Engineers Week!
K-12 Teacher Training
– Specific opportunities for teachers
to “take the next step” and integrate engineering into their
At DedicatedEngineers, we seek to accentuate the
positive, particularly through our extensive
Awards and Recognition program. Check
out our competitive Awards program for specific formal opportunities (such
Public Awareness of Engineering
but also let us know about organizations,
programs, projects, general efforts and individuals that, while not
fitting neatly into one of our formal Awards categories, you believe
deserve wide public recognition through DedicatedEngineers – if we agree, we’ll make
sure that they are appropriately recognized.
BECOME A DEDICATED ENGINEER – JOIN US!
With a tax-deductible charitable contribution of just $25
or more (and only $15 for students), you can join us as a member,
receiving all of the following member benefits:
A Membership Certificate suitable for
proudly displaying your status as a “Dedicated Engineer.”
A free subscription to
DedicatedEngineers’ Newsletter (providing: current news, events,
member/supporter profiles, thought-provoking commentary and analysis,
Eligibility in DedicatedEngineers’
members-only Awards and Recognition
Program (recognizing outstanding organizations, programs, and
individuals, including practicing engineers, college faculty, and
Discounts on publications and other
materials offered by or through DedicatedEngineers.
PLUS, contribute $35 or more and you'll
receive a special FREE thank-you