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Welcome Students, Parents, Teachers, Counselors, Administrators and anyone interested in STEM education

Here you will find information and resources to guide you through the Iowa Project Lead The Way (PLTW) program. See the opportunities PLTW delivers to a growing number of young men and women.

PLTW is truly a K-12 solution!

PLTW Launch

K-5 students are introduced to the wonders of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)

PLTW Gateway

Middle school students learn that there is more than one way to reach a solution

PLTW Engineering

High school students learn to innovate, think critically, and collaborate to solve problems

PLTW Computer Science

Tomorrow's technologies, learned today

PLTW Biomedical Science

Bring the future of the biomedical sciences alive


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.

Student Rostering for 2015-2016 School Year is Now Open
Rostering for the 2015-16 school year is now open. PLTW District Administrators, School Administrators, or Principals must roster all PLTW Launch, PLTW Gateway, PLTW Engineering, PLTW Computer Science, and PLTW Biomedical Science students. Once students are rostered, teachers can enroll them into the myPLTW Learning Management System (LMS). Rostering is also required for PLTW Engineering, PLTW Computer Science, and PLTW Biomedical Science students to gain access to the End of Course (EoC) Assessments. The updated rostering template, as well as detailed instructions, is available under the Help section of the myPLTW website.

Now Available: Preview Access to 2015-16 PLTW Courses
PLTW is pleased to announce that preview access to the 2015-16 courses will be made available on May 1 in the myPLTW Learning Management System (LMS). The preview versions will be provided as view-only access to courses prior to the full release on July 1.

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.

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