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January 28, 2015

Join the Pittsburgh Business Times for an in-depth look at how the region is attracting and retaining a highly skilled STEM workforce to meet the economic development in the Pittsburgh area. This luncheon will kick off with a keynote presentation followed by a panel discussion on creating a dynamic model for economic and workforce development.

  • When: Wednesday, March 25, 2015,

    11:30am-2:00pm 

January 1, 2015

In a warehouse tucked away on Pittsburgh Side South are 4,000 boxes that will benefit local students’ education in big ways.

The non-profit ASSET STEM Education gave Channel 11’s Brandon Hudson a behind the scenes look at how they’re helping shape the future of education in Pittsburgh, specifically in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math.

November 11, 2014

PITTSBURGH—ASSET STEM Education (Achieving Student Success through Excellence in Teaching) is pleased to announce Dr. Luke Lansberry has been elected to its Board of Directors.

November 10, 2014

UPPER BURRELL, Pa. -- Penn State New Kensington, in partnership with 15 local school districts, the CREATE (Community Robotics Education and Technology Empowerment) Lab at Carnegie Mellon University, Westmoreland County Community College and Penn State Electro-Optics Center, is expanding innovative teaching and learning through science, technology, engineering and math, the STEM disciplines.

November 10, 2014

The Polar Vortex is back and it's ready to blast 200 million people with arctic air, lunging into the North Central U.S. this week and expanding southward and eastward.

The outbreak of unusually cold air is expected to linger well past the middle of the month.

We'll talk with John Radzilowicz, Director of Professional Development at ASSET STEM Education.

October 4, 2014

A group of educational partners is brainstorming ways to improve the teaching of STEM subjects in Alle-Kiski Valley school districts.

October 1, 2014

In celebration of its 20th anniversary, ASSET, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing teaching and learning to empower students, announced a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Scholarship Program to support innovative STEM education programs.

September 29, 2014

PITTSBURGH— ASSET STEM Education today announced the first-round application results of its STEM Scholarship Program. The program, launched in honor of ASSET’s 20th anniversary, provides hands-on STEM classroom materials and educator professional development to underfunded schools and education organizations.

September 19, 2014

Cynthia Pulkowski has dedicated her career to teaching students, educators and the community-at-large about the importance of science, technology, engineering and math education. Established by Bayer Corp. and a number of community partners in 1994, ASSET STEM Education has provided professional development and hands-on instructional materials for educators.

September 14, 2014

After second graders in a suburban Pittsburgh school delve into the life cycle of butterflies through hands-on investigations that include touching the real creatures, some of the lab equipment they used will be boxed up and returned to a warehouse on the city’s South Side.

There it will be cleaned, sanitized, repackaged and shipped to a school district across the state so another class full of young learners can start the experiments all over again. With new insects, of course.

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