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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PLTW Engineering

Middle School Engineering Program

PLTW Gateway

High School Engineering Program

PLTW Biomedical Science

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.


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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Transferring Course Materials in the PLTW LMS
All PLTW trained teachers gained access to the 2014-2015 curricula on May 1 through the PLTW Learning Management System (LMS). Teachers should begin transferring any content they wish to carry over from their 2013-14 course shells into their 2014-15 course shells. Any content that is not transferred by January 15, 2015, will be lost.

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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