2016 - 2017 STLP Calendar


Summer 2016

Professional development for STLP Coordinators - Check online PD Menu

August 2016

Recruit STLP members and plan projects. Request buses and subs needed for the year.

August 2016

RCX website open for orders

September 7, 2016, 3:45-5:45

September 8, 2016, 4:30-6:30

September 9, 2016, 1:00-3:00

September 23, 2016, 8:00-4:00

STLP Kickoff meeting - All STLP Coordinators are required to attend one of the kickoff meetings or the STLP Coordinator Connection. Check online PD Menu to sign up and see locations.

Description for first 3 meetings: STLP (Student Technology Leadership Program) provides a means for students to design, make, connect and learn. Find out about local, regional, and state events in which students may compete. STLP required forms and new purchasing forms/procedures will be discussed.

September 23rd meeting is the STLP Coordinator Connection.


  • You and your students participated last school year in Fall Regionals, DPOJ, STEM Fair, and the State Championship
  • You and your students will participate in this school year's Fall Regionals, DPOJ, STEM Fair, and the State Championship
  • You email me (Julie Gaskin) to let me know you participated in all events last year, will participate in all events this year, and feel okay about starting the year without attending a meeting.


First year coordinators, allow a few days for the meeting information to digest and then schedule a time with me (Julie Gaskin) when I can come to your school to answer your questions, one-on-one.

September 15, 2016

Deadline to submit STLP Coordiantor Information Form (Posted on SharePoint)

September 17, 2016

RCX (Robo Challenge Xtreme) orders may be due as early as September 17 if delivery date is September 23 in time for the STLP Coordinator Connection

September 23, 2016, All Day

STLP Coordinator Connection 2016

Join Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) Coordinators and support staff for a day to learn more about events, competitions, and opportunities. Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions, tinker with technology, as well as share experiences with others. Event hosted by Fayette County Schools and led by Jeff Sebulsky, State STLP Coordinator. Your school will need to pay for your sub.

October 1, 2016

STLP Activities Form due

(Posted on FCPS STLP SharePoint)

October 1, 2016

Register your STLP program with the state by filling out the Get Recognized form on the STLP State website.

October 1, 2016

RCX Order Deadline (Robo Challenge Xtreme) - All orders for a school ordering from RCX are due.

October 15, 2016 All orders due if they were not already due on October 1, 2016.

October 24, 2016

Deadline to register online to attend Regionals (formerly Fall Showcase) - on state website

Due date for form:  Bus Payment Request

Due date for form:  Sub Payment Request

October 27, 2016

RCX Regional Meeting, IAKSS Annex 303

Register on Online PD Menu
4:30-5:00 Pick up kit
5:00-7:00 Meeting to review missions & questions
After meeting Pick up kit

November 10, 2016, 9:00-12:00

STLP Regionals, Fayette location TBA - probably Heritage Hall (You may attend a different location but FCPS will only pay transportation costs to this location.)

December 1, 2017, 4:30-6:30

STEM Fair Information Meeting.Please sign up on the online PD Menu First year STLP Coordinators are strongly encouraged to attend. (This meeting is repeated January 19, 2017.)

December 3, 2016

First LEGO League (FLL) regional tournament.

Saturday, December 10

SumoBot Tournament, Beaumont Middle, $10 per team



January 2017

RCX competition registration open. Registration fees not refundable.

January 13, 2017

DJOP Deadline Submit and register digital products for State on state website

January 19, 2017, 4:30-6:30

STEM Fair Information Meeting. Please sign up on the online PD Menu First year STLP Coordinators are strongly encouraged to attend. This is a repeat of the meeting held December 1.

January 31, 2017

Deadline: RCX Team Registration RCX Kits were ordered earlier in the year but this is where you submit the name of your team and select a tournament location.

February 18, 2017

Deadline to submit Gold Status application to state.

February 24, 2017

STEM Fair Registration due - showcases (RCX registration was due by January 31, 2017)

February 24, 2017

STEM Fair Product submission and registration due

March 4, 2017

Deadline to register to attend State Championship in Lexington, KY.

Deadline for form:  Request for Bus Payment

Deadline for form:  Request for Sub Payment

March 8-10, 2017

KySTE Spring Conference, Louisville

not scheduled

RCX Referee Training, sign up on PD menu

Usually occurs a week or two before the STEM Fair.

March 25, 2017

STEM Fair, Bryan Station High School

March 25, 2017

Fayette County RCX Tournament, Bryan Station High School

Must register on RCX site in January.

April 12, 2017

STLP State Championship, Rupp Arena

Summer 2017

Check Fayette County online PD menu for summer PD

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