Engineering For Kids® is offering unique, fun-filled, educational franchises. Engineering For Kids brings math, science, technology and engineering to children in a fun and challenging way through classes, camps, workshops and birthday parties. We are proud to inspire children to build on their natural curiosity by teaching engineering concepts through hands-on learning.
Dori Roberts began her teaching career in 1999. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Math and Science Elementary/Middle Education in 1997 and a Master of Science degree in Technology Education in 2000.
The International Technology Education Association recognized Mrs. Roberts as an Outstanding Graduate Student in 1999 by awarding her the "Spirit of Excellence Student Citation Award". In 2003, she was awarded "Exemplary Leadership Citation" for her contributions to the development of the Virginia Technology Student Association.
Dori was selected as a "Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction" by The National Society of High School Scholars in 2006. This award recognizes teachers who have made a lasting difference in their classrooms by encouraging students to strive for excellence. She was named the Virginia Technology Student Association's "Advisor of the Year" in 2008. Dori Roberts has taken her TSA team to the top, four years in a row, winning the Virginia TSA State Championship in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011! Her team ranked #4 in the nation at the 2009 TSA National Competition and #5 in 2010. She is no longer a public school teacher, devoting her energy full time to Engineering for Kids.
Engineering for Kids began when she noticed that there was a lack of engineering programs in the area to enroll her then 6 and 8 year old children.
Engineering For Kids is 100% committed to your success! By owning an Engineering For Kids' franchise, you will enjoy the benefits of owning your own business yet you will not be alone. We train you to be a successful Engineering For Kids' director by requiring you to successfully complete our 4-day Engineering For Kids' training program at our corporate headquarters and 2 days on-site training at a franchisee's location. We provide you with instruction and curriculum materials on all areas of operations, from a thorough review of the operations manual to hands-on classroom training. We will be here for you every step of the way to ensure your success as you build your own Engineering For Kids' business.