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

Teaching Circuitry with Conductive Art

Teaching Circuitry with Conductive Art

Infuse the arts into STEAM! From conductive paint and ink to conductive tape, learn how to integrate basic circuitry to bring artwork to life. In this hands-on workshop, participants will have the opportunity to make interactive artwork, experimenting with blinking lights, beeping buzzers, and whirling motors.

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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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Reaching All Learners: Apple & Accessibility

Reaching All Learners: Apple & Accessibility

iPad is the ideal tool for delivering curriculum, as well as for administering a wide variety of assessments. Learn how companies that build the products you use every day in your classrooms are delivering digital solutions for iPad—including an amazing array of core subject content and solutions for administering assessments.

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Pittsburgh Scratch Educator Meetup

Pittsburgh Scratch Educator Meetup

Join us for Pittsburgh's first SCRATCH EDUCATOR MEETUP held appropriately on Scratch Day 2017! Register

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Virtual Reality for Science

Virtual Reality for Science

Virtual reality provides educators with exciting new opportunities to present material in an immersive fashion. This session will explore cutting-edge virtual reality technologies and how they can be applied in the science classroom. Teachers will have the opportunity to learn about the current landscape of virtual reality hardware, explore the integration of 360-degree videos and pictures into the curriculum, and experiment with inexpensive to high-end virtual reality headsets..

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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