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Robotics: Urban Search & Rescue

TETRIX®-based SkillsUSA® event grows in popularity; middle schools now involved

LOUISVILLE, KY (July 21, 2016) – The national popularity of the Robotics: Urban Search & Rescue (USAR) event continues to rise among middle schoolers, high schoolers, and postsecondary students. ( Printable PDF ) This year, 24 teams from . . .

July 2016 Teacher of the Month

Pitsco Education's July 2016 Teacher of the Month:  Tara Young, Lutz, FL What is your favorite Pitsco Education product and why?  It's hard to choose because my students gain so much from all of them. This past year, my favorite one was . . .

June 2016 Teacher of the Month

Pitsco Education's June 2016 Teacher of the Month: Erika Fatura, Pentwater, MI Why do you like what you teach? Teaching science is not just a love for me, but a passion. This passion and my enthusiasm for science education is my main motivator . . .

Star Academy scholarship winners thrive despite disorder and disease

PITTSBURG, KS (June 2, 2016) – Every year, Pitsco Education awards two $500 scholarships to Star Academy students who exemplify the ideals of the program. Star Academy helps at-risk students who have fallen behind catch up to their age peers. ( . . .

Dean embodies the Spirit of Pittsburg

Pitsco CEO receives award at Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce banquet

PITTSBURG, KS (May 27, 2016) – Dr. Harvey Dean’s impact on education is undeniable as the products produced by his company, Pitsco Education, are used by several million students each year. Equally evident, though not as well-known, is the . . .

STEM Expeditions

Pitsco Education offers flexible, standards-based, hands-on curriculum

PITTSBURG, KS (May 24, 2016) – Building upon a quarter century of success with student-centered career exploration Modules, Pitsco Education continues its innovative development of cross-curricular STEM content with the release of STEM Expeditions.  . . .

May 2016 Teacher of the Month

Pitsco Education's May 2016 Teacher of the Month: Carrie Wilson Herndon, Granite City, IL What's your greatest teaching accomplishment? I find that my greatest accomplishments are found in the creative ways that I find to reach students, to . . .

Save big with Pitsco Perks program

Pitsco Education introduces customer rewards in form of discounts and offers

PITTSBURG, KS (May 10, 2016) – Become a Pitsco Perks member and receive emails for promotions throughout the year that you can't find anywhere else. There's no cost to join, and these offers won't be publicized by Pitsco on social media or at . . .

April 2016 Teacher of the Month

Pitsco Education's April 2016 Teacher of the Month: Andrea F. Triner, Philadelphia, PA Why do you like what you teach? I like teaching because I like sharing my love of learning with my students. I like introducing them to new concepts and . . .

FTC support at FIRST® Championship

Pitsco Education's TETRIX® experts will help competitors with hardware

ST. LOUIS, MO (April 15, 2016) – A motor wire fails, an extra beam is needed, a servo isn't functioning properly – all are recurring nightmares for FIRST® Tech Challenge (FTC) team members who plan to compete at the 2016 FIRST Championship in St. . . .