Applied Dynamics Initiative

Mailing Address: PO Box 65419, Albuquerque, NM 87193
County of Location: Bernalillo
Phone: 505-225-8520
NTEE Code: B- Education
Mission Statement:

Our mission is “To spark an interest and nurture a passion in students for participation in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Entrepreneurship, Arts & Mathematics.” via educational classes and extracurricular activities.

Primary Programs:

We are working hard to offer STEM Education, after school & extracurricular programs including our expanded acronym of STE2AM which includes Arts and Entrepreneurship where they relate to technology. We have a heavy focus on robotics and especially the FIRST™ Inspires Robotics programs.

Applied Dynamics Initiative is involved in helping the New Mexico Region of FIRST™ Tech Challenge by providing website development at as well as being a strong advocate and lobbyist for robotics programs to be included in our schools athletics.

As part of our initiative we’ve been included as a forth partner in the Teen Tech Center pilot project that will be hosted at Explora starting in Sept 2019.
FIRST™ Tech Challenge (FTC) Robotics Team ENIGMA 16265
FIRST™ Lego League (FLL) Robotics Team CODE RED

Other Programs:

Applied Dynamics Initiative is a community educational effort to introduce students and “hook them” on STEM/STEAM. This will be accomplished via extracurricular activities, with a heavy focus on robotics and will also include educational workshops for coding, Internet-of things product development, entrepreneurship, web development, and graphic design all meant to be in a work/life environment ( that is conducive to collaboration and flip/blended learning style.

Populations Served: All Populations
Counties Served: Bernalillo
Year Founded:


Annual Budget: $25,000 - $99,999
Personnel: All Volunteer
Executive Director:

Karen McCabe

Accepts inquiries: Accepts inquiries about volunteering, Accepts inquiries about board member positions, Accepts inquiries about service learning, Accepts inquiries about internships
Nonprofit Status: Has 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS, Is registered as a Nonprofit Corporation with the State of New Mexico
Types of Services Offered: Advocacy, Direct Services


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