K-12 Programs and Initiatives

K-12 Programs

students at Tech-Link

We aim to significantly increase children's interest in our activities and sustain that interest throughout their academic careers. Engineers-to-be need to be inspired and feel connected to remain engaged and the Quality of Life Technology (QoLT) Center is committed to broadening educational opportunities for all young students.




Tech-Link Lego Robotics

Register now for the Tech-Link LEGO Robotics Summer Experience!



In-depth workshop on sensors using the EV3's - for current and potential FLL team members

August 11th & 12th

10:00AM - 3:00PM



Beginner & Intermediate LEGO robotics for girls ages 9 - 14

August 14th

10:00AM - 3:00PM

Sponsored by a grant from the GirlsRISEnet Foundation



Introduction to LEGO robotics for boys and girls ages 5-8

August 15th

10:00AM - Noon



Research Experience for Teachers Program (RET)


High school math and science teachers: interested in getting paid to learn about engineering, design, and research? Apply for this professional research experience at the Quality of Life Technology Engineering Research Center, a research partnership between the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University.

Registration NOW OPEN for the 2014/ 2015 RET cohort.


Apply for the Research Experience for Teachers program HERE.

Need additional information? Browse the FAQ page.


Contact: Shelly R. Brown, MEd, Education and Outreach Coordinator

srbrown@pitt.edu, (412) 822-3665