Project Lead The Way MA
Credit for WPI Students
WPI is the MA Affiliate University for Project Lead The Way (PLTW), a nationally-acclaimed STEM curriculum for grades 6-12 that is project-based and uses real-world problem-solving as a framework. PLTW curriculum programs in engineering and biomedical sciences engage and prepare students for post-secondary education and careers in STEM. PLTW is offered at over 4,700 middle and high schools in all 50 states, including 36 MA schools. WPI is one of 39 affiliate universities for the PLTW Engineering Program and runs a two-week professional development summer institute to prepare educators to teach PLTW courses. WPI certifies PLTW high schools, hosts counselor/administrator/teacher conferences, assists with the implementation of the programs, and provides ongoing support to PLTW schools in MA. PLTW questions should be directed to Terry Adams, PLTW Program Manager in the WPI STEM Education Center.
Considering PLTW implementation?
Be sure to review the PLTW Getting Started webpage.
Already a PLTW school?
The PLTW Program Support webpage has a wealth of information for you.