Kid’s Innovation Playground is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization devoted to bridging the educational gap in science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics (STEAM) experiences for children PreK-8th grade in rural western Pennsylvania.



Kid's Innovation Playground will encourage and inspire a generation of life-long learners by valuing their unique passions and talents and exposing them to the latest technologies and potential career paths.

STARTING September 12th

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Lorraine Shaffer

Founder, Executive Director, Instructor, and Lead Learner

 Lorraine Shaffer is a retired elementary school and computer technology teacher. She is dedicated to bridging the gap in technological exposure and understanding for children, parents, and educators Western Pennsylvania. She is certified to teach Engineering is Elementary to children, as well as educators. She teaches Arts and Bots using the Hummingbird Bit, coding, and arts and crafts. She is experience teaching video production using WEVIDEO and has experience with many of the latest educational tech products such as Makey-Makey, OSMO, and Ozobot.

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