Project Lead The Way is the nation’s leading provider of rigorous STEM education for elementary, middle and high school students. The curriculum emphasizes critical thinking, creativity, innovation and real-world problem solving. The hands-on, project-based program engages students on multiple levels, exposes them to areas of study like engineering technology, civil engineering and biomedical science and provides them with a foundation for college and career success in STEM-related fields.
Many area schools participate in PLTW, with availability growing rapidly over the past five years:
KC STEM Alliance supports Project Lead The Way implementation in the region in multiple ways:
Events take place annually, organized by field of study or grade level. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
College and Career Readiness Network
Sessions take place quarterly, bringing together PLTW coordinators with state and national PLTW leadership.
Events organized by KC STEM Alliance include: