Who We Are

The Center for Creativity is an initiative of the Allegheny Intermediate Unit, serving 42 school districts throughout Southwestern Pennsylvania.  The Center provides K-12 educators with instructional resources, grant opportunities, and professional development as they integrate STEAM learning and literacy into teaching and learning practices.

What We Do

STEAM Grants

Open to regional schools to support STEAM learning in innovative and creative ways, grants are awarded on a yearly basis and culminate with an annual showcase.

Upcoming Events

Hovering Hardware: Drones In The Classroom

Hovering Hardware: Drones In The Classroom

Drones are devices that can fly, roll, or jump when using a controller or programming (code). Hook your students into learning about creating code by letting them experiment while having fun.

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Designing Creative Spaces that Foster Innovation and Collaboration

Designing Creative Spaces that Foster Innovation and Collaboration

Have you ever thought about creating a space that allows your passion for creativity and innovation to grow? How about catapulting that thought to the next level and creating flexible learning spaces for all learners, adults and students? Welcome to Human-Centered Design – the design movement that develops solutions in the service of people.

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Code.org Studio Workshop for Teachers K-5

Code.org Studio Workshop for Teachers K-5

Code.org is offering 1-day workshops to prepare educators and content-area teachers (librarians, tech-ed specialists, etc.) to introduce computer science basics in a format that’s fun and accessible to the youngest learners (grades K-5).

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Video Creation Simplified: Apple’s Clips for the Classroom

Video Creation Simplified: Apple’s Clips for the Classroom

Explore Apple’s new Clips app to make video editing crisp and easy for both you and your students. Don’t have time to edit with iMovie? Want a professional product in a small amount of time? With Apple’s Clips for iOS, you can use accessibility features and graphics to make quality, interactive videos. Whether you are a classroom teacher, principal, or run your school’s social media outlet, there is a use for clips to connect with your learners and their parents!

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STEAM Teacher/Coordinator Role-Alike Meeting

STEAM Teacher/Coordinator Role-Alike Meeting

This role-alike group is designed for regional STEM/STEAM teachers and coordinators to network, share content, and build skills. Come network with other STEAM educators to learn how they are integrating STEAM / maker education / coding in their schools.

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Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation STEAM Lending Library Training

Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation STEAM Lending Library Training

Attend a crash course in our Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation STEAM Library and then borrow class sets of resources including: Makey Makey, Hummingbird, Finch, Osmo, Beebot, Kindles, littleBits Class Kit, littleBits Gizmos & Gadgets, littleBits Smart Home, littleBits Arduino, SPECK, Robot Turtles, Puzzlets, and more!

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The Center for Creativity is a proud member of the Remake Learning Network, a resource for the people, organizations, and ideas shaping the future of teaching and learning in the greater Pittsburgh region.

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Phone: 412.394.5829
Fax: 412.394.5750
Homestead, PA 15120, US
475 E. Waterfront Drive