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SSA to Host Educated by Design PGH Meetup for Educators

Educated by Design PGH

Shady Side Academy will host the Educated by Design PGH meetup, a professional development workshop for PK-12 educators and educational leaders featuring "The Tech Rabbi" Michael Cohen, on Monday, Dec. 2, from 4-5:30 p.m.

The event will take place in the new Glimcher Tech & Design Hub on the SSA Senior School campus, located at 423 Fox Chapel Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15238. Admission is free but spots are limited and advance registration is required.

Register online here.

Michael Cohen, known as The Tech Rabbi, is a designer and technologist turned educator. As a speaker, writer and creativity instigator, he's on a mission to help young people develop the creative confidence they need to become challenge seekers and solution designers. Cohen shares his story of design and creativity through social media, keynote addresses and featured talks on international stages, including ISTE, SXSW EDU, Congreo Mexico, EdTechTeacher Summits and Apple Education events. Cohen recently launched his book Educated by Design: Designing the Space to Experiment, Explore, & Extract Your Creative Potential. Learn more about Cohen.

The Educated by Design PGH meetup will provide an opportunity to meet Cohen and gain insight into the global conversation around creativity, empathy, and disrupting educational experience through #educatedbydesign.

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