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. Review current opportunities and register for eligible programs below:


The Collaborative Learning Program
Made possible by The Walter S. Meyer Memorial Fund, Margaret MacCann and Rose MacCann Memorial Fund, and the Brian R. Lenart George and Anna Neider Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation
Created to support healthy environments for learning in Pittsburgh schools through professional learning, collaboration, and one-on-one coaching.
Open to: Educator and administrator teams from Pittsburgh Public Schools and Wilkinsburg Borough School District
To learn more or register a team: Email

Academy for Intermediate Mathematics Engagement (AIMe) Tioga County
Made possible by the Shell Oil Company
Designed to foster student engagement, proficiency, and achievement in mathematics. This program includes 2.5 days of in-depth professional learning and in-school coaching sessions.
Open to: Middle-grade (5-8) math teachers from schools in Tioga County, Pennsylvania.
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STEM From Square One
Made possible by the Henry C. Frick Educational Fund of the Buhl Foundation
Focused on Pittsburgh’s historic Northside, this three-year program supports students before, during, and after school. Pre-K, elementary, and Out-of-School Time educators will receive professional learning and accompanying hands-on classroom materials to facilitate quality STEM learning from Pre-K to grade 5.
Year 1 (2018-19) Open to: K-5 teachers in Pittsburgh’s Northside
Year 2 (2019-20) Open to: Out-of-School-Time (OST) educators in Pittsburgh’s Northside
Year 3 (2020-21) Open to: Pre-K educators in Pittsburgh’s Northside
Registration for Year 2 (OST providers) begins in fall 2019.

Academy for Intermediate Mathematics Engagement (AIMe) Pittsburgh
Made possible by the PPG Foundation
Foster student engagement, proficiency and achievement in mathematics through this exciting course that will push the boundaries of traditional teaching strategies and explore mathematics practices and standards. This program includes 2.5 days of in-depth professional development and in-school coaching.
Open to: Middle-grade (5-8) math educators from eligible Southwestern Pennsylvania schools.
Registration closed.


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: