Recent Press Releases

An early start to coding and robotics in Arkansas

Governor visits classrooms in Pea Ridge, sees KUBO and TETRIX® in action

PEA RIDGE, AR (September 14, 2018) – Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson has worked feverishly on two key areas – job creation and computer science education – over the four years of his administration. His visit to the Pea Ridge School . . .

FIRST® Tech Challenge teams can raise a RUCKUSSM with TETRIX®

Teams can get a 25 percent discount on Pitsco's robust building system

PITTSBURG, KS (September 11, 2018) – The 2018-19  FIRST ® Tech Challenge season officially began recently when kickoff events around the globe revealed the season's new game. ( Printable PDF ) ROVER RUCKUS SM follows previous game . . .

KUBO, EZ Track Raceway, and more

Fill all your STEM needs in the 2018-19 Pitsco Elementary STEM catalog

PITTSBURG, KS (September 4, 2018) – The end of summer marks the beginning of a new school year and a new Elementary STEM catalog from Pitsco Education. The 2018-19 catalog is filled with STEM products, supplies, storage, and our first K-2 . . .

STEM upgrade at Placentia-Yorba Linda USD in California promotes career skills

All middle schools get Pitsco Expeditions as part of transformative change

YORBA LINDA, CA (August 28, 2018) – The Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District in Orange County, California, has made a significant upgrade to its career preparation offerings. The district has implemented Pitsco Education's STEM . . .

New TETRIX® robotics curriculum helps prepare students for technology fields

TETRIX® MAX Competition in a Box and TETRIX PRIME STEM Units provide real-world, hands-on technology experience

PITTSBURG, KS (August 24, 2018) – Robotics continues to be one of the fastest-growing technology industries, with talk of artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, and coding dominating today's tech talk. How can we prepare today's . . .

Partners in soft skills development

Microburst Learning and Pitsco Education join forces to teach students how to leverage employability skills that also improve social and emotional learning

PITTSBURG, KS (August 3, 2018) – Pitsco Education and Microburst Learning have partnered around their shared goal of teaching students how to employ essential 21st-century soft skills such as conflict resolution, communication, and . . .

Yakima, WA, district expands robotics programs, student options with TETRIX®

Compatibility with Arduino coding and PULSE programming make decision easy

YAKIMA, WA (July 25, 2018) – Administrators at Yakima (WA) School District, home to an extensive CTE program that includes courses at two high schools and five middle schools as well as a Technical Skills Center, have given students even more . . .

Pitsco sells Star Academy program

NOLA Education takes on dropout intervention; Pitsco focuses on STEM, robotics

PITTSBURG, KS (June 4, 2018) – Fine-tuning its focus on hands-on STEM, robotics, and careers, Pitsco Education has sold its Star Academy program and core math and science curricula to NOLA Education, LLC, of New Orleans, LA. The move is strategic . . .