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


Don't Miss our FIRST Robotics Competition Kick-Off on Saturday, January 7, 2017!


While you're doing your holiday shopping this year, you can also support SBPLI through the AmazonSmile program. It's easy! "You shop, Amazon gives." If you're ordering things through Amazon, be sure to start shopping at smile.amazon.com. Then, Amazon will donate .5% of any eligible purchase to the charitable organzation of your choosing [so, you just need to indicate School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc.] It's that simple! 


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 team representative and receive a discount on parts! Visit their FIRST-focused page: https://www.festo.com/cms/en-us_us/9697.htm for more details!


Looking for a summer internship? Nearly 100 DHS STEM internship opportunities are posted at public.orau.org/SAWD/DHS-Ed/ for Summer 2017!  Applications are due by Wednesday, December 7th. More information on the overall program can be found at orau.gov/hseducation/internships.

What's Happening at SBPLI

FIRST LEGO League and FIRST LEGO League Jr. have added more teams and more events this year. Now, the programs need more volunteers to make this happen!

Join them for a Volunteer Recruitment & Information Session on Saturday, December 3, 2016 from 10 to 11 a.m. at Ronkonkoma Middle School  501 Peconic Street, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779

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Hauppauge, New York — The FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Long Island Robotics programs have continually seen growth each year. As such, School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) increasingly requires assistance with the organization and execution of events and related program development associated with its Annual FIRST ...

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