Catalyze Learning Summer Institute

What are your computer science and robotics goals for the 2018-19 school year?

We're here to help you achieve them. Come to Catalyze Learning for a hands-on learning experience with the Hummingbird Robotics Kit and Finch Robot.

What to expect:

  • Design, build, and program robots in hands-on workshops guided by experienced K-12 educators
  • Bring your team and develop a curriculum integration plan for your 2018-19 school year
  • For absolute beginners and advanced alike

Contact with any questions!


These practical sessions will be led by expert educators and will align to the following:
  • Code: Integrate physical computing into your classroom
  • Design/Build: Hands-on time to build and program your own robot
  • Get Inspired: Interactive gallery of other STEAM tool integration with Finch and Hummingbird
  • Make It Work: Collaborate and network with 5 expert educators who are integrating robotics into classrooms, libraries, after school, & more

Don't miss our exclusive night owl maker session with live music and local food!

Led by a team of educators:

Dr. Tom Lauwers   |   Dr. Bambi Brewer   |   Kelsey Derringer   |   Matt Chilbert   |   Katie Henry


Each registration includes one Hummingbird Robotics Kit, 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 1 dinner.

  • Early Bird (ending April 30th): $550 per person
  • Regular Pricing: $650 per person
  • Group Pricing (teams of 3+): $600 per person


  • Conference will take place at 4720 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
  • Hotel information coming soon