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East Texas Robotics & Coding

Why Robotics?

Are you or your child interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics or looking for friends with the same interest at their school?

We focus on the 4 C's. What are the 4 C's? These are life skills that impact your future self.

Communication
Collaboration
Critical Thinking
Creativity

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What Makes Us Unique

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AVAILABLE TO ALL STUDENTS

Other robotics clubs and competitions may limit student participation based on membership in a program like GT.

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SOCIAL EMOTIONAL BENEFITS & FRIENDS

Developing the whole child is a priority. Our robotics club helps students find friends on their campus with the same interest.

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PROGRAMMING & WEB EXPERIENCE

Web programming and coding has become a top tier job skill in the modern workforce. We begin this experience in first grade.

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TEAM BUILDING + COMPETITION

Finding a community of likeminded people is hard. Our students get to build relationships with coaches and students to compete to win.

How to Join?

Joining looks different depending on if you are a student, school, or volunteer so we made it easy. Pick which one you are and follow the steps.

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Are you a student or parent?

See if your campus has a club by clicking the button below and contacting your coach.

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Are you a school or district?

Fill out our interest form so a coordinator can contact you with the next steps.

volunteer

Are you wanting to volunteer?

You must go through the Tyler ISD volunteer application to help with events.

Sponsors

We want to thank Aqueous Engineering for sponsoring our event for the 2021-2022 school year by helping to cover the cost of some of the supplies we used.

Aqueous Engineering

Photos from 2022's Events

Below are Facebook photo albums of all our most recent events. Click on them to see the full album.

Event Details

Below is our upcoming robotics event information. When you RSVP online, you get front-row seating!

East Texas Robotics & Coding Competition

East Texas Robotics & Coding Competition

4th-8th Grade Event Info

PAST EVENT
January 27

Watch Last Years Event Video Below

High School Event Info

PAST EVENT
February 17

East Texas Robotics & Coding Showcase

East Texas Robotics & Coding Showcase

1st-3rd Grade Event Info

PAST EVENT
January 25

Watch Last Years Event Video Below

FAQs for Parents & Students

FAQs for Schools & Districts

Meet Our Coordinators

Hunter McConnell

Hunter McConnell

Robotics & Coding Coordinator

Have questions? Contact me!
hunter.mcconnell@tylerisd.org
Twitter: @mcconnellh88

Ashten Ordmandy

Ashten Ordmandy

Robotics & Coding Co-Coordinator

Need help? I'm here!
ashten.ordmandy@tylerisd.org

#ETXRobotics in the News

See some of our most recent events in the news!

Ready to robot?!

We have more resources like brochures and event handbooks. Contact the coordinators to get more information.