Deadline: Nov 1, 2015: New Education Grant Program: Allen Distinguished Educators (ADE)
The ADE Award honors K-12 teachers who create innovative, student-directed programs focused on computer science, engineering and/or entrepreneurship skills. Applications for the 2016 ADE Awards are now being accepted. Each selected ADE will receive $25,000, national recognition, and support to promote their programs at greater scale. Application deadline is November 1, 2015.
2016 I.O.W.A STEM Teacher Award
NOMINATIONS ARE NOW OPEN!
CLOSES DECEMBER 11, 2015
Administrators, teachers, counselors, parents, students and other STEM advocates are invited to nominate an inspirational science, technology, engineering or mathematics teacher for the 2016 I.O.W.A. STEM Teacher Award, sponsored by Kemin Industries and the Iowa Governorâ€™s STEM Advisory Council.
Upgrade Your Robotics Classroom With Robomatter
Robomatter is pleased to support PLTW schools and teachers, and wants to help make the most of your school year with the PLTW Upgrade Pack.
New Name for School Support and Technical Support Teams
PLTW Assessment Program Announcements
The 2015-16 End of Course (EoC) Assessments will be available to the network on Oct. 15, 2015, and will close on June 30, 2016, for all courses.
Student Rostering for 2015-2016 School Year is Now Open
PLTW District Administrators, School Administrators, or Principals need to roster all PLTW students to ensure students have access to myPLTW and any applicable End of Course (EoC) assessments.
SAVE THE DATE: 2016 PLTW Summit
We are excited to announce that the 2016 PLTW Summit will take place March 20-23, 2016, at the JW Marriott Indianapolis. Please mark your calendars for this opportunity to connect, collaborate, celebrate, and learn alongside other leaders in education and business. Registration will open in fall 2015.
Now Accepting Applications: The Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship (AEF) Program
The AEF Program provides a unique opportunity for accomplished K-12 educators in STEM fields to serve in the national education arena. Fellows spend 11 months working in a Federal agency or U.S. Congressional office, bringing their extensive classroom knowledge and experience to STEM education program and/or education policy efforts.
Introduce Your Community to PLTW With New Video
Looking to get parents and community members acquainted with Project Lead The Way (PLTW)? Our new overview video can help!
Through behind-the-scenes looks at PLTW classrooms and interviews with inspiring students and teachers from across the network, our latest overview video provides a great introduction to the PLTW experience.
Enter Today: Lockheed Martinâ€™s #MadeMySummer Contest
Use #MadeMySummer on Twitter to show Lockheed Martin how STEM played a role in your summer for a chance to win an iPad!
Share Your Feedback on Ordering and Purchasing Supplies (click to take survey)
We are looking to improve the ordering and purchasing supply process. Please share your previous experience on ordering and purchasing PLTW supplies and we will use this feedback to help shape future improvements.
Transferring Course Materials in myPLTW
All trained PLTW Teachers gained access to the 2015-16 curricula on July 1 through the myPLTW Learning Management System (LMS). Teachers should begin transferring any content they wish to carry over from their 2014-15 course shells into their 2015-16 course shells. Any content that is not transferred by Jan. 15, 2016, will be lost.
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