Teacher and Care Giver Programs

Teacher Professional Development – In partnership with ASSET, the Allegheny Intermediate Unit, and the Math & Science Collaborative, CSC provides pre-service and in-service teacher training related to best practices in both content and pedagogy.

The Girl Solution: A Gender Equity Toolkit – For educators, after-school programs, and girl-serving agencies, the toolkit provides techniques that engage and sustain girls' interest in science, math, engineering and technology. In partnership with the Pittsburgh Public Schools and Smart Futures, CSC was selected by the U.S. Department of Education as one of just 13 collaborative projects across the nation to receive federal "Women's Educational Equity Act Program" funding for a four-year initiative that helps high school girls gain higher proficiency in math and science.

PNC Grow Up Great with Science – Carnegie Science Center is currently working with 137 Head Start Classrooms in Pittsburgh and Westmoreland County to provide teachers with the knowledge, confidence and resources that they need to nurture a love and excitement for science in children 3–5 years old. Every teacher attends a three-hour professional development workshop, and supplemental workshops are offered on a monthly basis.