February 20th, 2023
MicroSociety Inc. and Penn Hills Charter School of Entrepreneurship are teaming up to take their innovative career readiness program to schools in the Pittsburgh region serving low-income students, thanks to a generous $250,000 grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation. The grant supports an 18-month regional expansion effort to bring MicroSociety 2.0, an initiative that enables schools to take their MicroSocieties digital, to more schools in Allegheny and Westmoreland Counties that serve low-income communities and to further develop the MicroSociety 2.0 online platform. This project will lay the groundwork for and begin building a network of MicroSociety schools in the Greater Pittsburgh region with a unified mission to prepare students for the modern workplace.
December 16th, 2022
"Dukeville," New Jerusalem Primitive Baptist Church's afterschool MicroSociety, was featured on CBS Miami's "Miami Proud" segment on Thursday, December 15. Watch the segment -- you don't want miss hearing from Dukeville's police chief!
June 14th, 2022
The Pittsburgh Foundation has awarded MicroSociety Inc. was a generous $21,132 grant to support our ongoing pilot of MicroSociety 2.0 at Penn Hills Charter School of Entrepreneurship. The funds will enable us to continue to work closely with the faculty at PHCSE on Micro 2.0 implementation and to develop important curriculum and instructional supports.
May 20th, 2022
Penn Hills Charter School of Entrepreneurship was awarded for the first time accreditation from the Commission on Elementary Schools of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools in April, TribLive reported. The school was also granted a 3-year $1.5 million from the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools in early May as part of Pennsylvania’s Charter School Program Grant.
May 15th, 2022
The Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter School (PCPCS) on May 10 announced that Penn Hills Charter School of Entrepreneurship, a MicroSociety school since inception in 2011, will be one of three subgrantees for year two of its Pennsylvania’s Charter School Program (PACSP) Grant. The school may receive as much as $1.5 million.