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Project Lead The Way (PLTW)

  • Mission: Empower students to thrive in an evolving world

    PLTW empowers students to develop and apply in-demand, transportable skills by exploring real-world challenges. students not only learn technical skills, but also learn to solve problems, think critically and creatively, communicate, and collaborate.

    Global and local challenges surround students. To address these challenges and move forward, students need to who know problem-solving strategies, think critically and creatively, communicate and collaborate with others, and persevere when something does not work the first time. Project Lead The Way empowers students with these skills – relevant to any career or role they take on – and prepares teachers to engage students in hands-on learning. PLTW students and the teachers who support them are empowered to make a difference in their classrooms, in their communities and around the world.

    (Project Lead The Way - PLTW Website:

    Research Shows PLTW Empowers Students to Thrive in College and Career

    • PLTW contributes to a strong, positive impact on mathematics and science achievement
    • PLTW has a positive influence on students’ career interest and likelihood to continue their education
    • PLTW offers a pathway to prepare and motivate students to enter careers in science and engineering

    (Project Lead The Way Research