Recent Press Releases

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 . . .

Pitsco's new Career Expeditions impart skills and knowledge sought by employers

Middle-level curriculum has been profiled against ACT® WorkKeys® NCRC assessments and designed with the 16 national career clusters in mind

PITTSBURG, KS (May 30, 2018) – Ensuring the employability of graduates has increasingly become an explicit objective for school districts. In the quest to provide a solid foundation for their career prep programs, districts have explored . . .

Mahnken selected Educator of the Year

Pitsco Education honors educators at Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce event

PITTSBURG, KS (May 25, 2018) – Pitsco Education honored three local educators at this year's Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce banquet. Kelsey Boulware, Pittsburg Community Middle School (PCMS); Steve Mahnken, George Nettels Elementary School; . . .

EZ Track Raceway from Pitsco Education

Lightweight, easy to assemble, and it works with various vehicles and race systems

PITTSBURG, KS (May 18, 2018) – For decades, Pitsco Education has created STEM-focused, hands-on vehicle kits and top-notch race systems. A new addition to the lineup is the EZ Track Raceway for quick and easy setup inside and outside the classroom.

Make summer easy with Pitsco solutions

Hands-on activities and ready-made guides make planning STEM and robotics camps a breeze

PITTSBURG, KS (May 17, 2018) – With summer just around the corner, camp coordinators everywhere are busy planning ways to keep students of all ages, interests, and abilities engaged, happy, and absorbing new skills. Luckily for them, Pitsco's . . .

Nine US teachers chosen to pilot KUBO

Hundreds of educators apply to receive screenless K-2 coding solution

PITTSBURG, KS (May 9, 2018) – Nine teachers across the country have been selected to participate in a pilot program for KUBO, a new screenless coding solution for K-2 students. ( Printable PDF ) Pitsco Education, the sole distributor for KUBO . . .

STEM in the Gym – Electricity & Magnetism

Bring a spark of learning to the gym with kinesthetic academics

PITTSBURG, KS (May 2, 2018) – Pitsco Education brings physical education and STEM learning together with the STEM in the Gym ™ – Electricity & Magnetism Package. ( Printable PDF ) Blending kinesthetics with science, . . .

P21®-Pitsco Education partnership puts 21st-century learning theory into action

Pitsco Education's collaboration with the Partnership for 21st Century Learning helps expand a powerful shared vision for students

PITTSBURG, KS (April 25, 2018) – Pitsco Education has been a pioneer in innovative classroom solutions that emphasize social and emotional development and real-world relevancy. But the company's voice has reached beyond individual classrooms to . . .