September 8, 2020

STEMIEFest 2020: Virtual Conference

STEMIE is partnering with the Boston Children’s Museum and Bridge Multimedia for the inaugural STEMIEFest and MakerFest. Join them from September 14 – 18, 2020 for a series of STEM-focused virtual events!


STEMIEFest will:

    • convene experts to engage early childhood practitioners in learning about and applying evidence-based practices in STEM and inclusion;
    • excite families, practitioners, and young children in exploring, making, and tinkering through MakerFest;
    • connect participants with authors of STEM-focused books through Storybook Conversations; and
    • showcase STEM activities, STEM games from museums, and organizations from around the nation through Media Cubbies.


To register and learn more, visit the conference Eventbrite page.


July 8, 2020

Remake Learning Days Across America to Return in Spring 2021

Remake Learning Days Across America (RLDAA) will return to 15+ regions across the country from April 22 – May 23, 2021. In Southwestern Pennsylvania and West Virginia, the local Remake Learning Days festival will return from May 6 – 16, 2021.

What is Remake Learning Days Across America?

Remake Learning Days Across America is an innovative learning festival for families and youth. Hosted in 15+ regions across the United States, RLDAA features hands-on and engaging events designed for kids of all ages at libraries, schools, tech centers, museums, play spaces, and more.

RLDAA is presented by Remake Learning with national partnerships with PBS Kids for Parents, Digital Promise, and Common Sense Media, along with many nationwide partners and host organizations.

More Information

For more information, visit the RLDAA website to view recent updates or read the recap of the inaugural 2019 festival.


March 3, 2020

Remake Learning Offers Summer Professional Development Portal

Summer in the Greater Pittsburgh Area is not only filled with sunshine and warmth, it’s also filled with special intensives, camps, and other summer training opportunities. That’s why Remake Learning launched its Summer Professional Development portal, highlighting local professional learning opportunities that will happen in summer 2020!


Remake Learning‘s Summer Professional Development portal is a curated collection of innovative, educator-led, and hands-on learning opportunities that are hosted in June, July, and August. By visiting the portal, community members can learn about and register for sessions covering a variety of topics, including making, STEAM, project-based learning, coding camps, and more!

The portal is regularly updated as new opportunities are made available. To view current opportunities, visit the Remake Learning website.

More Information

If you would like to add your professional learning opportunity to the list, start by submitting your event to the Remake Learning calendar! Please note that this calendar focuses on opportunities, professional development, and events specifically for educators and youth-centered organizations.

For questions or more information, contact


November 13, 2018

The State of Maker Learning in Southwest PA and Beyond

Join education practitioners in a discussion of the State of Maker Learning in SW PA and Beyond on November 15th at CoLab18. This event, through lightning talks and group discussion, will serve as a catalyst to better understand the maker space landscape in Pittsburgh, obtain ideas from national makers, and generate new ideas for all. Click here to learn more and to register.

Speakers Include:

Light breakfast and lunch provided.

*Event information provided by APOST*