3190 William Pitt Way 
Pittsburgh, PA 15238

Phone: (412) 826-2336 
Toll Free: (800) 446-5607 in PA only

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Paula Schmitt

Carol Good
Assistant Director


PaTTAN has three regional offices, with locations in Malvern and Harrisburg, in addition to Pittsburgh. These offices develop training courses, offer technical assistance, and provide resources to build the skills of intermediate unit and school personnel, in order to improve student achievement. Each regional office serves specific intermediate units. PaTTAN WEST serves Intermediate Units 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 27, and 28.


From North
Take Route 28 South. Exit Route 28 at Exit 11 (Harmar). At bottom of ramp, turn left onto Route 910. Proceed approx. ¼ mile and make a left onto Gulf Lab Road. U-PARC billboard is on the left. Follow Gulf Lab Road approx. ½ mile to UPARC Gate A parking lot. See gate entry directions below.

From South
Take Route 28 North. Exit 28 at Exit 11 (Harmar). At bottom of ramp get into the left lane and proceed straight across Route 910 onto Gulf Lab Road. The U-PARC billboard will be on your left. Follow Gulf Lab Road approx. ½ mile to U-PARC Gate A parking lot. See gate entry directions below.

From East and West
From the Pennsylvania Turnpike, take Exit #48 (Harmar) and follow the ramp to the right. Go towards Pittsburgh/Freeport Road. Proceed approx. ½ mile (stay in right lane) and make a right onto Route 910 at the third traffic light (intersection of Route 910 and Freeport Road). After turning onto Route 910, go through one traffic light. Immediately following the light, make a slight right on Gulf Lab Road hill. Look for U-PARC billboard straight ahead. Follow Gulf Lab Road approx. ½ mile to the U-PARC Gate A parking lot. See gate entry directions below.

Gate Entry Instructions
Enter U-PARC complex at Gate A and park in any space located near Turnstile 6. Enter the conferencing center through the horizontal sliding gates at the turnstile.

At the sliding gate keypad, enter the five-digit pass code that you received prior to your arrival. Press firmly.
If you forgot the pass code, press the red buzzer button that connects you to the guardhouse. The security personnel will check your name with a list of pre-approved entrants and will “buzz” you through the gate.

If you have not pre-registered and do not have the pass code, go to the guardhouse located at Gate C, provide photo identification and obtain a visitors pass for the day.

List of Nearby Accommodations

Holiday Inn Express
1 Miles from PaTTAN
10 Landings Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
(412) 828-9300
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Comfort Inn & Suites
2 Miles from PaTTAN
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Pittsburgh, PA 15238
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Springhill Suites - Pittsburgh Mills
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Super 8
1 Miles from PaTTAN
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Hampton Inn & Suites Pittsburgh/Harmarville
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Pittsburgh, PA 15238
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