Grant-Funded Programs

ASSET partners with foundations, corporations, and educational organizations to implement innovative, no-cost grant programs for learners and educators nationwide. Continuing education credits are available.

Current Opportunities

STEM From Square One

Made possible by the Henry C. Frick Educational Fund of the Buhl Foundation

From ball field to the bike trail, helmets keep us safe. But how do they work?
Through ASSET’s STEM From Square One program, Northside OST educators will receive hands-on materials and professional learning in how to facilitate the Engineering is Elementary unit, “Put a Lid On It: Engineering Safety Helmets.”

In this unit, grade 6-8 students will learn about how different helmets are built and how they protect the brain. Working together, they will use the Engineering Design Process to design and crash test their own helmet. The materials can provide up to 10 hours of programming. Groups serving a large number of students may be eligible to receive more than one kit.

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Who is eligible?
Out-of-School Time (OST) providers serving grades 6-8 in Pittsburgh’s Northside

What will attendees receive?
3 hours of professional development and hands-on learning materials

When are the sessions?
January 16, 2020
February 28, 2020

Where are they held?
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
1230 Federal Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

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Do you have an idea for a program you’d like to bring to your organization? ASSET is always looking for ways to collaborate through grant seeking to bring more STEM resources to educators and learners. Contact ASSET’s Director of Resource Development, Gina DeAngelo, to explore potential partnership: