Personalized learning and personal connections are thriving at Elizabeth Forward
The district’s focus on staff training was one key to online learning success.
The Western PA Learning 2025 Alliance wraps up two years of innovation — and looks to the future
The Learning 2025 Alliance aims to holistically redesign public school in the next two years. Check out their progress.
‘We’re making some magic here’: How the South Allegheny School District took flight
Impressive as it is, South Allegheny’s pride extends far beyond the district’s aviation course.
`See what you can do’: At Cornell School District, carving all possible pathways to college
Cornell School District’s College and Career Pathways program helps students begin college with clarified goals.
‘Love them first and then they’ll learn’: Increasingly diverse Chartiers Valley embraces newcomers from all corners
To meet the needs of its growing community, Chartiers Valley has evolved in meaningful ways.
‘Striving for excellence in all we do:’ How the Franklin Regional School District equips learners to excel in the real world
At Franklin Regional, “when we say excellence, we mean academically, socially, behaviorally, emotionally, and physically.”
How the West Allegheny School District is lighting the way toward tomorrow
At West Allegheny, building national connections and giving every student powerful learning opportunities.
As the world changes, the Hollidaysburg Area School District changes with it
Whether Hollidaysburg s redesigning its libraries as high-tech makerspaces or using the community as its classroom, the goal is to equip every learner to thrive.
Voices bubbling up: From farmland to city streets, Butler Area works to hear from everyone
At Butler Area, school leaders are welcoming all voices.
Come see what we’re doing: New Castle Area School District sparks joyful learning for students and teachers alike
At New Castle Area, you’ll find highly engaged kids learning not only science and math, but also the life skills that tomorrow’s careers demand.
Making art while building community at Shaler Area School District
Shaler Area emerged from the pandemic with social-emotional and academic learning as equal priorities.
Failure isn’t final: How the Greater Latrobe School District keeps the learning going
At Greater Latrobe, target-based learning adds more rigor to the classroom.
Reading and relating: Northgate educates by focusing on teaching — and supporting — the entire child
Northgate’s MTSS early-warning system is designed to catch roadblocks early.
Creature comforts: With help from animals, students’ skills grow at California Area — and confidence does, too
At California Area, students of all ages are learning math, science and reading while connecting to animals, teachers and one another.
‘We are the common ground’: How New Brighton School District serves as a powerful community connector
New Brighton’s event was more than a magical night. It was a foundation for an entire philosophy of engagement.
In excavating their community’s past, Brownsville Area high school students find their futures
Brownsville Area found a way to build a unique link to its past while teaching in the present.
From tough situations, finding grace – and paths forward — at Carlynton
Good things are happening at Carlynton, with progress rooted in solid training and support for true mental wellbeing.
Lighting the way: How the Fox Chapel Area School District prepares tomorrow’s early learners
Fox Chapel Area is doing for its learners what Fred Rogers did for viewers: helping them feel comfortable and build relationships.
What else can learners do? Pushing boundaries and building trust in the Beaver Area School District
Beaver Area’s STAP program may be a first among American school districts.
The power of 3: Allegheny Valley School District’s calming spaces help rejuvenate everyone
At Allegheny Valley, the pandemic reinforced the idea that a dedicated space for social-emotional wellbeing and learning was a necessity.