Home > About > News Releases

News Releases

Opportunity is invaluable. Let Pitsco help fund it.

Pitsco Education announces new $350 monthly grant for teachers

PITTSBURG, KS (March 30, 2017) – Pitsco Education appreciates everything educators do to positively affect learners, from providing hands-on projects and engaging curriculum to creating after-school and summer school opportunities and beyond. And we . . .

March 2017 Teacher of the Month

Pitsco Education's March 2017 Teacher of the Month:  Eric Botello, Live Oak, TX Why do you like what you teach?  First of all, I love physics; I see it as the physical manifestation of mathematics. I love opening the students' eyes to . . .

Parts packs expand reach of TETRIX® MAX

Parts range from structural elements to wheels to gears to motors and more

PITTSBURG, KS (February 9, 2017) – Pitsco Education always aims to improve the TETRIX® Robotics experience. With the creation of new TETRIX MAX parts packs, getting the specific parts needed to expand the design of a robot is easier than ever. ( . . .

February 2017 Teacher of the Month

Pitsco Education's February 2017 Teacher of the Month:  Amanda Allen, Palm Bay, FL Did you always want to be a teacher?  No, when I was in sixth grade I got involved with the Technology Student Association (TSA), and it taught me so many . . .

World Robot Olympiad changes things up

New game and special TETRIX® components mark 2017 season

SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA (February 2, 2017) – Every year, the World Robot Olympiad (WRO ™ ), an international robotics challenge, draws teams from across the globe to compete in one of four challenges: Open Category, Regular Category, WRO Football, and the . . .

STEM teacher helps put Page County on map

Stanley Elementary School earns Virginia Children's Engineering Council (VCEC) 2017 program and teacher of the year awards

STANLEY, VA (January 27, 2017) – Every year during its annual convention, the VCEC honors one elementary technology and engineering program and one elementary technology teacher with special awards: the Elementary Program Excellence Award and the . . .

January 2017 Teacher of the Month

Pitsco Education's January 2017 Teacher of the Month:  Nichole (Nikki) Nalley, Petersburg, IN What is your favorite Pitsco Education product and why?  It is difficult to pick just one of my favorite Pitsco Education products. I use so . . .

TETRIX® a factor at World Robot Olympiad in New Delhi, India

NEW DELHI, INDIA (January 20, 2017) – More than half the teams in the Advanced Robotics Challenge (ARC) portion of the recent World Robot Olympiad (WRO ™ ) held in New Delhi, India, chose to use Pitsco's TETRIX® robotics system for the majority of . . .

4th-Quarter 2016 Scholarship Winner

Pitsco Education's 4th-Quarter 2016 Scholarship Winner:  Marko J. Johnson, Beaumont, Texas Why do you like what you teach?  I honestly love teaching because it gives me the opportunity to make life better for mankind one class at a time. . . .

TAG – these educators are it!

Pitsco's Teacher Advisory Group members give insights on product development

PITTSBURG, KS (January 19, 2017) – Twenty-two amazing educators, chosen from across the country, are poised to share their expertise with Pitsco Education's curriculum and marketing teams to help support the mission of "leading education that . . .