High-Impact Tutoring Becoming a Reality for Pittsburgh Students

High-Impact Tutoring Becoming a Reality for Pittsburgh Students

by Sarah Toulouse, Executive Director, ASSET Inc.   This month, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona addressed the country’s teacher shortage, calling for a revamping of the profession.  His vision includes more teacher supports like mentorships, hands-on experiences and concerted efforts to attract more students of color into the profession. Earlier […]

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With $250,000 Grant, Richard King Mellon Foundation Fortifies ASSET Inc.’s Innovative Tutoring Program in Pittsburgh

With $250,000 Grant, Richard King Mellon Foundation Fortifies ASSET Inc.’s Innovative Tutoring Program in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH, JUNE 9, 2022 – As K-12 students in some of the Pittsburgh region’s most under-resourced communities recover from pandemic-related learning loss, a generous $250,000 grant awarded by the Richard King Mellon Foundation to ASSET Inc. will help them access free, high-impact tutoring services, while advancing ASSET’s leadership role spearheading […]

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Pittsburgh Institute for Nonprofit Journalism Tells the PALS Story

Pittsburgh Institute for Nonprofit Journalism Tells the PALS Story

What started out as a crisis response to pandemic learning disruption has turned into a creative solution with staying power. We are grateful to our funders for supporting this critical work – and to the Pittsburgh Institute of Nonprofit Journalism for telling our story. Read it here: Student teachers and […]

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In Loving Memory of Reeny Davison, ASSET’s Founding Executive Director

In Loving Memory of Reeny Davison, ASSET’s Founding Executive Director

On March 26, 2022, ASSET’s founding executive director Dr. Reeny Davison passed away. She was a visionary leader with a lifelong devotion to teaching and learning.  She strongly believed the pathway to improving learning is through the educator and that education needs to be responsive to the needs of society.  […]

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The Heinz Endowments and The Pittsburgh Foundation Award ASSET Inc. $225,000 to Bring High-Dosage Tutoring to Pittsburgh Students

The Heinz Endowments and The Pittsburgh Foundation Award ASSET Inc. $225,000 to Bring High-Dosage Tutoring to Pittsburgh Students

For Pittsburgh K-12 students in under-resourced communities whose academic achievement has been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, high-dosage tutoring is increasingly becoming a reality, thanks to two individual grants of $150,000 and $75,000 made to ASSET Inc. by The Heinz Endowments and The Pittsburgh Foundation, respectively. The tutoring initiative these […]

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Join the ASSET Team!

Join the ASSET Team!

At ASSET, we have a passion for teaching and learning. We embrace human-centered design and improvement science. And we seek to drive transformational change in educators, educational ecosystems, and communities. Our work is expanding, and we are seeking enthusiastic education consultants to help deliver evidence-based, job-embedded coaching and professional development. […]

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June 4 — WEBINAR: What Schools Should Know About ARPA/ESSER Funds

June 4 — WEBINAR: What Schools Should Know About ARPA/ESSER Funds

REGISTER Friday, June 4, 2021 11:30am-12:30pm Dr. Kaitlyn Brennan, education policy consultant and teacher educator, will present valuable insights related to the American Rescue Plan and Elementary & Secondary School Emergency Relief funds. She will cover the various available funding streams, eligible uses, restrictions and requirements, and areas of flexibility. […]

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ASSET’s Deborah Luckett Wins Duquesne University School of Education’s “Mind, Heart, and Spirit of Educational Leadership Award”

ASSET’s Deborah Luckett Wins Duquesne University School of Education’s “Mind, Heart, and Spirit of Educational Leadership Award”

Deborah Luckett, Associate Executive Director of ASSET Inc. and a doctoral candidate in the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership program in the Duquesne University School of Education, was presented with the “Mind, Heart, and Spirit of Educational Leadership Award” for 2020 on December 5.   These prestigious awards are presented annually […]

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ASSET Inc. Names Covestro’s Ted Frick as Board President

ASSET Inc. Names Covestro’s Ted Frick as Board President

ASSET Inc. is pleased to welcome Dr. Ted Frick as the president of its Board of Directors. Ted has served on ASSET’s Board since 2013 and succeeds Timothy Goetz, who will remain on the board as a director. Ted is the Vice President and Head of North American Research and Development […]

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ASSET Invites Educators to Weigh in on Pandemic Teaching

ASSET Invites Educators to Weigh in on Pandemic Teaching

Today ASSET Inc. (Achieving Student Success through Excellence in Teaching) launched a nationwide pulse-check survey to gather perspective from educators back in the classroom.  While there is no road map for supporting teaching and learning during a pandemic, ASSET has a long history helping teachers navigate the unknown. The pulse check […]

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