Project Lead The Way Iowa

Welcome Students, Parents, Teachers, Counselors, Administrators and Others!

Here you will find information and resources to guide you through the Iowa Project Lead The Way program. See the opportunities PLTW delivers to a growing number of young men and women exploring the Engineering and Biomedical Sciences classes that lead to exciting new careers. A pathway to the future!

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Biomedical Sciences Program


Learn how scientists and engineers use scientific principles to create the amazing products you use and see every day. You will perform experiments and see for yourself the practical applications of science. You may also earn college credits for some of your classes.

Faculty and Staff

Learn how your school can become a part of PLTW. We offer courses to assist you in providing hands –on experiences for future engineers and scientists in your classes. Funding is available.


Learn the value of encouraging your child to explore the fields of science and engineering. Teens are curious, active and like to experiment, but without early exposure might miss the opportunities for careers in these fields.


01-Oct-2014 - Former US Secretary of Education to speak at PLTW Summit
Former U.S. Secretary of Education, Dr. William Bennett, and 2013 National Teacher of the Year, Jeff Charbonneau, are confirmed keynote speakers for the 2014 PLTW Summit, taking place November 2-5, 2014, in Indianapolis.

01-Oct-2014 - Steve Forbes to Address 2014 PLTW Summit
Project Lead The Way (PLTW) announced today that Steve Forbes, the chairman and editor-in-chief of Forbes Media, will be a keynote speaker at the 2014 PLTW Summit, Nov. 2-5, in Indianapolis.

30-May-2014 - Intelitek's Robotics Scholar Contest
Students can share their success stories using the Intelitek SCORBOT-ER robotic arm by entering the Intelitek Robotics Scholar Contest, where the winner could walk away with $1,500!

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Student Rostering for 2014-15 School Year Is Now Open!
Rostering for the 2014-15 school year is now open! All PLTW Launch, PLTW Gateway, PLTW Engineering, PLTW Computer Science, and PLTW Biomedical Science students need to be rostered by the PLTW District Administrator, School Administrator, or Principal. Once students are rostered, teachers can enroll them into the PLTW Learning Management System (LMS).

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