Planting the Seeds for Success
Committed to improving the educational experience for children in the Pittsburgh region and beyond, Carnegie Mellon provides learning opportunities long before college.
Carnegie Mellon engages students at a young age with programs like C-MITES, the Carnegie Mellon Institute for Talented Elementary and Secondary Students. Through the program, students can enroll in weekend workshops like creative writing, robotics and ancient Rome. C-MITES also offers multi-week programs during the summer.
Our Summer Pre-College Program is a six-week program that allows high school students to discover what it's like to live on campus as a college student. Many of our colleges offer K–12 programs with a focus on a particular discipline, like our School of Music's Preparatory School.
Carnegie Mellon also provides preschool and kindergarten education based on theories and research in developmental psychology as well as years of successful experience at the Children's School.
Children of University faculty, staff and students may attend the Cyert Center for Early Education — a full-day early care and education program for children ages three months to kindergarten.
In these ways and so many more, Carnegie Mellon helps children prepare today for what's to come tomorrow. For more information about all of our K–12 of the programs, visit the Gelfand Center for Service Learning and Outreach.