Pittsburgh Technical Council



Emerge: Where Tech and Education Connect

The Pittsburgh Technology Council and Robomatter are partnering to bring you this unique podcast series exploring the latest trends and insights around STEM education.

Take a deep dive with us as we talk to leaders and innovators who are creating the next generation workforce built on technology, continuous learning and entrepreneurship.

Screen Shot 2018 12 19 At 25918 PMEpisode 1: Former Steeler Wes Lyons Details Cakery Square

What do professional football, high school students and baking have in common? You'll be surprised to find out how Wes Lyons is bringing equity to education one cupcake and student at a time. Listen here.

Screen Shot 2018 12 19 At 25932 PMEpisode 2: Mike Stafiej of LabCo NYC/Entrepreneurship With a Safety Net

The world needs entrepreneurs, but not everyone is ready to take the entailed risks. Find out how LabCo NYC provides a safety net for entrepreneurs to grow companies. Listen here.

John DEpisode 3: John Davis of Carnegie Mellon Talks about Product Development

With John, we will be talking about product development, specifically how product development went through a revolutionary change about 10 years ago. Listen here.

Dave MEpisode 4: David McKenna Agile Coach for CA Technologies Talks About Scrum Masters and Agile Coaches

Dave is an Agile Coach for CA Technologies, and author of the book, "The Art of Scrum."  Related to the previous conversation on Product Development Episode 3 with John Davis, one of the ways that product development has changed is that there are these new roles in product development. Listen here.

LatrendaEpisode 5: LaTrenda Sherrill of Remake Learning

Jason McKennna of Robomatter and Jonathan Kersting of the Pittsburgh Technology Council talk to LaTrenda Sherrill about the ways Remake Learning ignites engaging, relevant, and equitable learning practices in support of young people navigating rapid social and technological change. Listen Here.

Beth DavisEpisode 6: Beth Davis of SingleSource Property Solutions

Discover how Agile can be applied to human resources and be a powerful tool in developing, motivating and managing your workforce. Beth Davis is Vice President of People Development at SingleSource Property Solutions. Listen Here

TamaraEpisode 7: Penn Hills Charter School

The Penn Hills Charter School provides a hands-on, engaging program designed to bring entrepreneurial and economic concepts alive for students. The lessons related to the core elementary and middle school curriculum of science, math, social studies, and english language arts incorporate the basic economic and entrepreneurial concepts. CEO Wayne Jones and Principal Tamara Allen-Thomas give us all of the details on how the school is preparing students for a life of learning and accomplishment. Listen here.

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