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K-12 Connector Complete List

Accelerated High School (AHS)

Pitt's Campus
208 B Thackeray Hall

Fees may apply

Contact Person:
Lesa Skukan

AHS is a program for college-ready high school students to take on-campus courses at the University of Pittsburgh. Students enroll in a maximum of six credits per term as a part-time, non-matriculated student while continuing their high school education.

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America Reads

Mobile
University of Pittsburgh
Contact Person:
Misti McKeehen

PittServes offers the America Reads Challenge! Pitt students serve as tutors 1 or 2 days per week to improve the literacy of K-3 to ensure literacy levels are met by 4th grade.

Asian Studies Center (ASC)

Pitt's Campus
University of Pittsburgh, University Center for International Studies

Fees may apply, scholarships available

Contact Person:
Diana Wood

ASC programs include professional development workshops for K-12 educators, curriculum development projects, school visit programs, free educational resources, study abroad opportunities, lecture and film series, and The National Consortium for Teaching About Asia...

Asian Studies Center (ASC): Volunteering

Pitt's Campus
University of Pittsburgh, University Center for International Studies
Contact Person:
Diana Wood

To facilitate and encourage learning about East Asia in K12, NCTA benefits teachers of world history, world geography, other social studies courses, language arts/world literature, media specialists, librarians, and art who play a key role in teaching Asian...

CampBioE

Pitt's Campus
Swanson School of Engineering

Fees may apply, scholarships available

Contact Person:
Alicia Kemp

CampBioE is one-week summer camp based on bioengineering and regenerative medicine utilizing regenerative aspects of the natural world, such as starfish repairing injured arms, and translating them to human medicine and treatment.

Center For Latin American Studies (CLAS)

Pitt's Campus
University of Pittsburgh, University Center for International Studies

Scholarships available

Contact Person:
Karen Goldman

CLAS provides opportunities for cultural and educational experiences focused on Latin America and the Caribbean to the K-12 educational community, colleges and universities, business and professional communities as well as to the general public as part of its...

Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS): Curriculum Development

Pitt's Campus
University of Pittsburgh, University Center for International Studies

Scholarships available

Contact Person:
Karen Goldman

The CLAS website offers many teacher-created lesson plans with Latin American and Caribbean content that has been developed for use of K12 teachers,

Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS): Professional Development Abroad

Mobile
University of Pittsburgh, University Center for International Studies

Fees may apply, scholarships available

Contact Person:
Karen Goldman

The Center for Latin American Studies sponsors study/research abroad professional development programs for K-12 teachers in Nicaragua, Cuba, and Northeastern Brazil, funded by the US Department of Education's Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad.

Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS): School Visit Program

Mobile
University of Pittsburgh, University Center for International Studies
Contact Person:
Karen Goldman

CLAS undergraduate and graduate students are available to visit K12 classrooms to share their knowledge on Latin America through interactive presentations. Presentation are under 40 minutes and are for groups no larger than 35.

Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS): Teacher Training Workshops

Pitt's Campus
University of Pittsburgh, University Center for International Studies
Contact Person:
Karen Goldman

Teacher training workshops on Latin America and the Caribbean are designed to enhance educators' abilities to teach about this world region and to assist teachers in incorporating Latin American and Caribbean content into K12 curriculum.

Center for Russian and East European Studies (CREES): School Visits Program

Mobile
University of Pittsburgh, University Center for International Studies
Contact Person:
Gina Peirce

REES gives teachers the opportunity to invite experts to speak on a wide variety of topics related to REES country topics, including language, culture, history, current issues and the arts. Lessons on the Russian alphabet and basic phrases, Ukrainian egg...

Center for Russian and East European Studies (REES)

Pitt's Campus
University Center for International Studies

Scholarships available

Contact Person:
Gina Peirce

REES is dedicated to providing a broad understanding of the languages, cultures, histories, politics and economies of Russia, other countries of the former Soviet Union, and East European nations through numerous K12 outreach programs.

Center for Urban Education (CUE)

Pitt's Campus
University of Pittsburgh, School of Education
Contact Person:
Rich Milner

CUE's mission is to impact urban education on all levels. It is a space of learning from and with students, educators, families, and community members in urban environments to positively transform educational opportunities, access, practices, and policies....

Collaborative for Evaluation and Assessment Capacity (CEAC)

Pitt's Campus
University of Pittsburgh, School of Education

Fees may apply, scholarships available

Contact Person:
Keith Trahan

CEAC merges technical, evaluative, research design, statistical, and theoretical expertise to best address clients' practical issues. Clients benefit from our affordable evaluation and assessment alternatives, while affiliates benefit from professional development...

College in High School (CHS)

Off Campus
University of Pittsburgh, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Fees may apply, scholarships available

Contact Person:
Ruth Mihalyi

CHS offers regional high school students the opportunity to earn both high school and University of Pittsburgh credit right in their classroom. CHS courses are taught by University-certified high school teachers who work closely with Pitt's world-class faculty....