South Fayette School District will offer professional development to at least 100 educators through the STEAM Innovation Summer Institute, who in turn will impact more than 8,000 students.
Along with Harvard University’s Project Zero (known for its work highlighting the importance and interactions among the arts, creativity, thinking, and the nature of intelligence) and CASIE (the Center for the Advancement and Study of International Learning), Quaker Valley School District will host, facilitate, and share professional learning opportunities for up to 850 teachers from the region and across the country.
Elizabeth Forward School District will host the 2016 Pittsburgh FAB Institute in June 2016 to provide professional development to over 70 educators. Elizabeth Forward School District will also continue to convene the regional SMALLab consortium of eight districts (with the support of CMU’s Entertainment Technology Center) and the FAB Lab Consortium of 60 districts in the Pittsburgh region.
Dream Flight Adventures will strengthen its ever-growing Simulator Community of Practice, which now includes Shaler Area School District, Baldwin Whitehall School District, Burrell School District, and Penn Hills School District in the Pittsburgh region, along with Explore! Children’s Museum of Washington D.C. and Colegio Internacional de Carabobo, Valencia, Venezuela.