Recent Press Releases

Pitsco Education and SmartGurlz™ Launch Smart Buddies™ Coding Solution to Encourage Diversity in STEM

Design helps more children see themselves in STEM and increases workforce diversity

PITTSBURG, KS (June 24, 2019) – Pitsco Education, in collaboration with SmartGurlz™, today announced the launch of Smart Buddies™ – the newest addition to its K-12 coding and robotics continuum. Core to both companies' missions . . .

Robotics: Urban Search & Rescue 2019

SkillsUSA® event imparts real-world, hands-on experiences to students

LOUISVILLE, KY (June 17, 2019) –Marquis and Justin, juniors at Essex County West Caldwell Tech in West Caldwell, New Jersey, were thrust together last fall as a two-man team to compete in their first-ever SkillsUSA ® Robotics: Urban . . .

TETRIX® MAX Mecanum Wheels

New wheels from Pitsco Education improve mobility of TETRIX® MAX robots

PITTSBURG, KS (May 23, 2019) –Maneuvering your robot just got a little easier, thanks to Pitsco Education's new TETRIX® MAX Mecanum Wheels . ( Printable PDF ) The Mecanum wheels are an exciting extension to the already robust TETRIX . . .

Teacher Appreciation Week: A lot to love

Pitsco offers three ways to win teacher-recommended products and more

PITTSBURG, KS (May 6, 2019) –Teacher Appreciation Week is off like a rocket ship with three ways to win May 6-10, 2019. Pitsco Education has a stellar lineup of free class packs and product vouchers for out-of-this-world educators to bring . . .

'Not a competition, it's a collaboration'

Neighboring Texas superintendents share best practices, including STEM

SWEENY, TX (April 23, 2019) –Collaboration. It's one of those 4Cs – along with communication, creativity, and critical thinking – the skills students will need when they enter the workforce this year, in 2030, or beyond. A pair of . . .

Robot-a-Day Giveaway

Seven robotics sets valued from $200 to $1,350 to be given away by Pitsco Education

PITTSBURG, KS (April 3, 2019) –National Robotics Week (April 6-14) inspires students to consider STEM-related fields and careers. Pitsco Education is aiming to inspire educators to start or enhance their robotics offerings with a giveaway of . . .

Makerspace projects and more

Check out the 2019 Pitsco Maker Space catalog and our top 10 tips

PITTSBURG, KS (March 8, 2019) – Attention, all makers, tinkerers, innovators, and out-of-the-box thinkers – the 2019 Pitsco  Maker Space catalog is packed with everything hands on and minds on that you could need in any makerspace.  . . .

Pitsco Education launches K-12 coding solutions

Leading provider of hands-on STEM solutions partners with top edtech brands

PITTSBURG, KS (March 6, 2019) – Pitsco Education today announced the launch of an entire line of new hands-on coding solutions , bringing US schools the first complete coding and robotics continuum for K-12 classrooms. In partnership with UBTECH . . .