Promotional image for the BUILD Southwestern PA Teacher Fellowship is launching the Southwestern PA Teacher Fellowship to bring together educators from across Pittsburgh who are excited to learn more about Project-Based, Experiential Learning tools to increase Student Engagement.

The Southwestern PA Teacher Fellowship is for 7th-12th grade teachers of all subjects in the Greater Pittsburgh area who are interested in helping their students develop 21st-century skills through project-based learning, human-centered design, and entrepreneurship.

With the generous support of BNY Mellon, all Teacher Fellows will receive a $1,000 stipend for participating in six, 90-minute virtual learning sessions from September 2023 – March 2024. Fellows have the opportunity to receive an additional stipend for participating in the spring 2024 Southwestern PA Youth Pitch Competition.

Teachers and Out of School Time professionals are welcome!

Deadline to apply is Friday, August 18th, 2023. For more information, visit is a nonprofit organization serving youth in under-resourced communities to build Career success, Entrepreneurial mindsets, and Opportunity (CEO). BUILD utilizes entrepreneurship to teach these youth how to build their own business while becoming the CEO of their own lives. Since 1999, BUILD has worked with educators to develop empowering curricula for both students and educators alike. Now, BUILD has reached over 2,550 educators through digital, hybrid, and in-person programs.