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ASSET Awarded $350,000 Grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation to Advance PALS Tutoring Program

ASSET, Inc. has received a $350,000 grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation to support the implementation and growth of its nationally-recognized Partnerships to Advance Learning in STEM (PALS) program.
28-Feb-2024 1:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

ASSET Inc. Named to White House’s National Partnership for Student Success to Combat Learning Loss

Recognizing ASSET Inc.’s innovative high-impact tutoring approach to advance K-12 student learning recovery, the National Partnership for Student Success (NPSS), launched this past summer by President Joseph R. Biden, has named the innovative...
17-Nov-2022 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Pennsylvania Department of Education Awards Asset Inc. State Funding to Expand Its Partnerships to Advance Learning in STEM (PALS) Program

Recognizing the value of ASSET Inc.’s innovative approach to high-dosage tutoring for both K-12 students and the teachers of tomorrow, the Pennsylvania Department of Education has awarded $275,000 in new state funding to the educational...
27-Oct-2022 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Appalachian Regional Commission’s POWER Initiative Awards ASSET Inc. Grant to Expand its Innovative Pre-Service Teacher Training and K-12 Student Tutoring Initiative

Five southwestern Pennsylvania counties are poised to tackle head-on the dual crises of a growing teacher workforce shortage and student learning loss, thanks to $80,000 in planning grants awarded to educational improvement nonprofit ASSET Inc. by...
18-Oct-2022 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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ASSET Inc.’s Executive Director on Learning Recovery for K-12 Students and Preservice Teachers

In a new blog today, ASSET Inc. Executive Director explains how the organization has simultaneously evolved its mission of teacher preparation and put Pittsburgh squarely at the center of learning recovery for K-12 students and preservice teachers...
28-Jun-2022 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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With $250,000 Grant, Richard King Mellon Foundation Fortifies Asset Inc.’s Innovative Tutoring Program in Pittsburgh

As K-12 students in some of the Pittsburgh region’s most under-resourced communities recover from pandemic-related learning loss, a generous $250,000 grant awarded by the Richard King Mellon Foundation to ASSET Inc. will help them access free,...
9-Jun-2022 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Heinz Endowments and The Pittsburgh Foundation Award ASSET Inc. $225,000 to Bring High-Dosage Tutoring to Pittsburgh Students

For Pittsburgh K-12 students in under-resourced communities whose academic achievement has been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, high-dosage tutoring is increasingly becoming a reality, thanks to two individual grants of $150,000 and $75,000 made...
8-Mar-2022 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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As a thought-leader for more than 30 years, ASSET accelerates and amplifies educational excellence by acknowledging teachers as the driver of educational innovation.

Originally conceived by industry to drive science literacy and science education reform - first in the Pittsburgh region and then throughout Pennsylvania and the nation - ASSET advances teaching and learning to engage, inspire, and empower all learners.

ASSET’s key audience is educators along a professional continuum - from pre-service and early career to in-service and career mastery. To be responsive to these varying needs, ASSET’s key partners include higher education, school districts and district leadership, and out-of-school time networks, as well as industry to support community, workforce, and long-term economic mobility in STEM careers.

​ASSET leverages 21st Century teaching innovations and strives to develop educators who embrace the tenets of an Exponential Mindset: harnessing uncertainty, building courage and patience, and growing agility and control.

ASSET is recognized as an innovator and change-agent by the U.S. Department of Education and other like-minded stakeholders to elevate the teaching profession.



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