Recent Press Releases

E-SESS® update modernizes online testing

New user interface provides more intuitive look and feel

PITTSBURG, KS (February 20, 2018) – Online testers can now experience a new look and feel in E-SESS® , thanks to an updated user interface. As the proprietary online assessment engine for Technological Fluency Institute (TFI), E-SESS . . .

Closing the skills and interest gaps

ACT® WorkKeys® measures Pitsco Expeditions on growth of employability skills

PITTSBURG, KS (February 16, 2018) – The skills gap is a well-documented failure to prepare workers for available jobs. But the lesser-known interest gap can be an equally significant problem found at the root of the employability issue. ( . . .

Pitsco 2018 TAG team set

Teacher Advisory Group members excited to positively affect learners

PITTSBURG, KS (January 19, 2018) – Pitsco is proud to announce their 2018 Teacher Advisory Group (TAG). Nineteen incredible educators, chosen from across the country, are gearing up to share their expertise with Pitsco Education's development and . . .

Educational solar cells excluded from Commerce Dept. decision

Pitsco earns exemption from extra duties imposed on cells from China

WASHINGTON DC (January 18, 2018) – Responding to a request by Pitsco Education to exclude educational solar cells from antidumping and countervailing duties imposed recently on certain Chinese manufacturers, the US Department of Commerce has . . .

Competition in a Box and EZ Track

These and other experiential products dot the pages of Pitsco's 2018 Big Book

PITTSBURG, KS (January 15, 2018) – Classrooms constantly evolve, and each year the technology for students advances to facilitate more true-to-life learning experiences. To assist with this natural process, the 2018 Big Book catalog from Pitsco . . .

Report: STEM Expeditions® boost science scores

Friday Institute report cites MAP scores 20 percent higher than those of control group

PITTSBURG, KS (January 5, 2018) – Pitsco Education's STEM Expeditions® program helped students achieve statistically significant results on national science tests, according to a December 2017 report from the Friday Institute for . . .

Pitsco Education, Aprender Haciendo proud sponsors at WRO 2017

SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA (December 21, 2017) – The 2017 World Robot Olympiad (WRO ™ ) in Costa Rica included many firsts. It was the first time the event was held in North America, the first time the new game Tetrastack was played in the . . .

Meet the NEW Pitsco.com

Pitsco Education unveils fresh, mobile-responsive website

PITTSBURG, KS (December 14, 2017) – Pitsco Education has unveiled its new mobile-responsive website. Pitsco.com underwent a major overhaul and looks markedly different from the former iteration. It has been designed to meet the needs of on-the-go . . .