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...

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What's Happening at SBPLI


Area students are charging up for the annual SBPLI Long Island Regional FIRST® Robotics Competition, which this year will be held in a double-header style, with tournaments taking place April 9 to 11 and April 12 to 14. Presented by School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) at Hofstra University’s David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex, these back-to-back...

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SBPLI FIRST LEGO League Junior Aqua Adventure Logo

This year marks a full decade since School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) began presenting FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. to students across the region. What began as a small (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) STEM-focused initiative for students age six to 10 has now grown into a powerhouse program aimed at igniting the creativity of children on nearly 100 teams....

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SBPLI FIRST LEGO League Team No. 36549 Mineola Qualifier

Following a series of six qualifiers, 40 FIRST® LEGO® League teams from across Nassau and Suffolk Counties are set to compete at the SBPLI Long Island Championship at Longwood High School on Sunday, March 4. During the event, presented by School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI), students (ages nine to 14) and their mentors from the program will present their LEGO...

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