Intermediate Unit 1

Join IU1, schools, and partners from around Southwestern Pennsylvania and Northern West Virginia as they showcase their 2017-2018 Innovation Grant success at the first Annual Innovation Showcase!

Chevron and the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation, awarded Innovation Grants to 43 southwestern Pennsylvania and northern West Virginia classrooms to expand and support cutting-edge education for the 2017-2018 school year.

The grants, presented in collaboration with Pennsylvania Intermediate Unit 1 and the West Virginia Regional Education Service Agency 6 & 7, seek to encourage school districts, primarily in rural communities, to develop engaging programs and curriculum with innovation and design serving as the driving force behind science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics education.

Stop in to explore, learn, and network with local educational organizations, teachers, and students on how they got a jump start in innovation through the 2018 Innovation Grants. Projects cover a wide variety of topics including sustainable agriculture, energy sources, digital design, robotics, math, anatomy, and arts.