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Recent Press Releases

Crossland Family purchases Pitsco

New owner says it's business as usual for leading STEM education company

PITTSBURG, KS (July 7, 2021) – Pitsco Education, a leading hands-on education company for 50 years, was sold recently to the Crossland Family, ensuring that Pitsco will maintain its roots in Pittsburg, Kansas. ( Printable PDF ) Founder and . . .

2021 Educator of the Year

Winemiller captures Pitsco-sponsored Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce award

PITTSBURG, KS (May 21, 2021) – Pitsco Education honored three local educators at this year's Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce banquet. Patrick Moss, Pittsburg High School; Robyn Neil, St. Mary's Colgan; and Kelli Winemiller, Lakeside Elementary . . .

Regional Pitsco drone competition sends student engagement soaring

PITTSBURG, KS (May 17, 2021) – Students from area schools conjured up creative real-world scenarios in an aerial drone competition that tested not only their technical skills but also their teamwork and other soft skills. Nine schools entered . . .

Accelerate, Excite, Ignite

After-school, in-school, summer classes and camps can boost students' SEL

PITTSBURG, KS (May 13, 2021) – For 50 years, Pitsco Education has been committed to providing schools, districts, and states with hands-on in-school, after-school, and summer program solutions that develop future-ready skills while fostering a . . .

Little catalog, big learning

Pitsco's newest catalog, Little Book, geared for early elementary debuts Spring 2021

PITTSBURG, KS (April 6, 2021) – Just as Pitsco Education's annual Big Book catalog is full to the brim with all of our greatest hits, biggest deals, and newest offerings, Pitsco's brand-new, never-before-seen Little Book showcases our . . .

Pitsco announces TAG rebrand and 2021 additions

The Ambassador Group aims to lead education that positively affects learners

PITTSBURG, KS (March 5, 2021) – Since Pitsco Education's Teacher Advisory Group (TAG) formed in 2014, numerous educators from across the US have shared their expertise, wisdom, and feedback to support the company's mission to lead education that . . .

Pitsco Education: 50 years and counting

( Note to media : Due to the pandemic, Pitsco will celebrate its 50-year anniversary in a low-key manner with employees in the coming days and online via social media giveaways and discounts for customers throughout the entire year. Plans are . . .

Drones deliver in new SkillsUSA® event

Students learn safe and efficient use of drone technology as well as maintenance

LEESBURG, VA (January 29, 2021) – Four industry and education partners have joined forces to develop a SkillsUSA® competition focused on maintenance, flying, and knowledge of drones. The Commercial sUAS (Drone) Competition evaluates team . . .