About SBPLI

School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded by Frederick Breithut In 1984. Our vision is to create an educated workforce for Long Island by opening the minds of middle school and high school students to career opportunities through a collaborative partnership of schools, businesses, community organizations and government.   More...

Important FIRST Long Island Announcements!

 

FIRST® Robotics Info Nights
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 • 7:00 p.m. | Cradle of Aviation
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 • 7:00 p.m. | Hauppauge High School
FIRST programs excite kids about science and technology and inspire them to embrace learning in a hands-on and investigative way, and in the process encourages them to practice "Gracious Professionalism® and Coopertition®." What's that? Come and find out!
See Our Event Flyer Here

SBPLI Long Island Regional FIRST Robotics Competitions
 
Thank you to all teams who participated in both of our regional competitions! Results will be posted later this week!
 
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Internships with Telephonics!
Telephonics is offering two-week paid internship opportunities to students on FIRST Robotics Competition OR FIRST Tech Challenge teams as part of their 2019 Technology Challenge initiative. For more information, view the company's flyer and fill out THIS APPLICATION.

FIRST® Robotics Info Night at the Cradle of Aviation
Wednesday, July 24 7:00-9:00 p.m.
FIRST programs excite kids about science and technology and inspire them to embrace learning in a hands-on and investigative way, and in the process encourages them to practice "Gracious Professionalism® and Coopertition®." What's that? Come and find out!
See Our Event Flyer Here

The FIRST Step In U.S. Technology Competitiveness
Forbes Magazine published a fantastic article highlighting the importance of FIRST programs. Read it here

FIRST Robotics Competition Team #7400 Open to All Long Island High School Students
The Melville Family Community team is looking for students from Long Island to join their team! They are a community based team and will accept students for anywhere on Long Island.
Learn more about the team and find more info about joining by clicking here

Hey Alumni!
We want to hear from YOU!
Sign up for our new FIRST Long Island Alumni mailing list by clicking HERE

Need parts to help build your robot? Our sponsor FESTO can help. Call them today at 1-800-99-FESTO, mention that you're a FIRST Robotics Competition or FIRST Tech Challenge team representative and receive a discount on parts! Visit the company's FIRST-focused page www.festo.us/first for more details!

What's Happening at SBPLI

Zebra Technologies, a sponsor and partner of FIRST Long Island, has been working with FIRST in the United States for over 20 years now. Its sponsorship of the FIRST Robotics Competitions has worked so well for its U.S. employees because FIRST’s volunteerism structure offers something for everyone.
Now Zebra has decided to broaden its support of FIRST Robotics on a global basis, starting with a project in Taiwan.
To read more about Zebra’s approach to Corporate Social...

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SBPLI 2

On March 30, FIRST Long Island concluded its weeklong SBPLI Long Island Regional FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition, which was held March 26-27 and March 29-30 at Hofstra University’s David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex. Between both events, 85 teams from Long Island, the metropolitan New York area, upstate New York, New Jersey, Texas, China, Chinese Taipei, Norway and Turkey competed. The event culminated with...

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SBPLI 1

On March 26, School-Business Partnerships of Long Island (SBPLI) kicked off its weeklong Long Island Regional FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competitions, which were held March 26-27 and March 29-30 at Hofstra University’s David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex. Between both events, eighty-five teams from Long Island, the metropolitan New York area, upstate New York, New Jersey, Texas, China, Chinese Taipei, India, Norway and Turkey...

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