Pittsburgh Regional STEM Ecosystem

Pittsburgh, PA

About

The Pittsburgh Regional STEM Ecosystem cultivates diverse and equitable high quality STEM learning opportunities, addressing real world challenges, for all students in our region with an eye toward building a scientifically-informed citizenry, and creative, prosperous, and resilient population.

Key Programs

Remake Learning Days: Over the course of 2 weeks, the Pittsburgh region promotes and creates future-ready, hands-on, relevant and engaging educational experiences for kids and their families, caregivers and educators. It’s a celebration of activities and events showcasing everything that makes the greater Pittsburgh and West Virginia region a recognized national leader in innovative teaching and learning.

National Science Foundation INCLUDES Recipient: The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded $300,000 to a University of Pittsburgh team in one of the foundation’s Ten Big ideas for Future Investments programs, “Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science (INCLUDES).” The team’s two-year pilot project, “Diversifying Access to Urban Universities for Students in STEM Fields,” is a credentialing and badging system for pre-college science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) programs with the ultimate goal of increasing participation of underserved and underrepresented minority students in postsecondary STEM programs, leading to STEM careers. The STEM Ecosystem serves as a backbone organization to the work

Partners

  • Arctic Foundation
  • YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh
  • Allegheny Intermediate Unit
  • Asset STEM Education
  • Chevron
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Penn State University-New Kensington
  • City of Pittsburgh
  • Carnegie Science Center