PIE Receives Funding from PNC Charitable Trusts
PIE Receives Prestigious Grants from PNC Charitable Trusts
Cincinnati-based Non-Profit Receives Funding for CaseLAB® Career Academy Remote & In-Person Programs for Local Students
CINCINNATI–(April 19,2021) Cincinnati-based Partnership for Innovation in Education (PIE) recently received a $10,000 grant from the JOSEPHINE S. RUSSELL CHARITABLE TRUST, PNC Charitable Trust, and a $15,000 grant from the JACK J. SMITH JR. CHARITABLE TRUST, PNC Charitable Trust. These grants support the PIE CaseLAB®Career Academy program which provides in-person and virtual immersive learning experiences for students in Cincinnati Public Schools and throughout the Greater Cincinnati region.
“We are honored to be a recipient of these generous grants from PNC Charitable Trust and Jack J. Smith Charitable Trust.With our experiential programs, we are committed to helping at-risk local students learn about in-demand, high-skill careers with industry skill certifications in cloud computing, data analytics, logistics, transportation, cybersecurity, drone programming, and entrepreneurship. These credentials allows students to graduate immediately from high school into high-paying occupations with the confidence to succeed in emerging career pathways,” said Mary Welsh Schlueter, CEO of PIE and its CaseLAB®and DronePreneur programs.
About PIE CaseLAB®
Partnership for Innovation in Education (PIE) develops transformational educational tools preparing the 21stcentury workforce for success in the global marketplace. With its CaseLab®program, PIE features first-ever career simulation and mentoring alliances with business, education and arts organizations, providing hands-on learning in the K-16 classroom. PIE is a 501c3 nonprofit, tax-exempt organization, awarded the GuideStar Nonprofit “Platinum” Ranking and is an Ohio School District Partner. For more information, visit http://stem.piemedia.org or follow @PIE_Innovation on Twitter.