- Promote the growth of hubs (local competition sites) across the U.S., thus maximizing the “pipeline” of future engineers, scientists, and technical professionals.
- Increase hub growth among two-year technical colleges and four-year colleges and universities.
- Promote the involvement of rural and inner city schools which often have limited access to programs of this nature.
- Increase participation of women and minority students.
- Develop new and foster existing alliances with national organizations that are stakeholders in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education.
- Recruit national corporate sponsors.
- Develop educational partnerships with organizations, foundations, and corporations that are engaged in K-12 workforce development.