Students are
natural innovators designers creators

You just have to
give them a venue

Skills21 delivers an affordable, road-tested model for driving student success. Schools and organizations from New England and around the country can now participate in the nationally-recognized Skills21 effort.

Inspired Learning, Creative Design, Student Solutions
Expo Fest

Learn About Expo Fest

The ultimate experience for students’ hard work and innovation. The high-energy Expo Fest lets students showcase innovative, cross-curricular products, services, community actions, digital media creations, and films.

For Students

Interactive Challenge-based

Students tackle entrepreneurship, STEM, and media challenges as part of a proven student engagement model. Courses, video episodes, and student/educator resources are provided using Skills21 Launchpad.


Real-time Assessment for Academic Events

Skills21 Trackpad is a purpose-built assessment tool for challenge based learning, academic competitions, and events. This web app can be used on any device and provides student assessment in real-time providing immediate feedback.


Mobile Tools for NGSS-Aligned Learning Explorations
STEM Quest

Step outside the box with Skills21 STEM Quests and take STEM learning to a whole new dimension.


​Learning Starts Early With
School Fuel

School Fuel equips adults and children with tools to embrace the digital age in a mindful, successful way. With School Fuel's hands-on training and contemporary learning platform, parents, students, and families are fueled-up for school!


Latest Happenings

While every team is on their own trajectory, most are well underway developing their unique product, service or solution.
During the “Digging Deep” period, teams double down on every aspect of their project including but not limited to:
• Understanding the “competition”
• Validating their data and research assumptions
• Refining prototypes
• Building up their online and social media presence
#STEM #Skills21 #ExpoFest #TipTuesday Dr. Radday had her first peer-reviewed article published in Connecticut Science Learning! Yup, she’s a rockstar 😎...Link to the article is in the bio.
#Skills21 #Capstone #STEM What kind of Capstone project materials did the Skills21 office receive today?? 🤔
Hot Sauce! 🌶 Lots and lots of HOT sauce! 🔥
#Skills21 #ExpoFest #Capstone Cam and Liz of the Skills21 team returned to the Adirondacks to promote the Beyond the Peaks Film Festival 🎞 🎥...BTW, how about that view! 🏔