Education Beyond K-12

Under the leadership of Dr. Gerald Zahorchak, former PA Secretary of Education, Pitt-Johnstown is taking steps to prepare teachers to advance 21st century digital literacy.

codingPitt-Johnstown Plan For Educators

  • Prepare pre-service teachers by requiring mastery of STEM and digital literacy
  • Offer computer science minor for students seeking education degrees
  • Seek PA Department of Education STEM endorsements for emerging educators’ certification
  • Establish a professional learning and support network within PA, offering Act 45 and Act 48 certification
  • Help school districts develop high-level AP/Dual Enrollment delivery
  • Establish a team of students - The Coding Corps For The Commonwealth - to work with K-12 students across the state