Project Lead The Way (PLTW)

Project Lead The Way (PLTW) provides transformative learning experiences for K-12 students and teachers across the United States. The program creates an engaging, hands-on classroom environment and empowers students to develop in-demand knowledge and skills they need to thrive. PLTW also provides teachers with the training, resources, and support they need to engage students in real-world learning.

PLTW Summer Core Training Institute 2018

Professional development through Project Lead the Way is designed to create dynamic learning experiences for educators through powerful and flexible instructional support, as well as an ongoing professional community.

Important information

You MUST complete the PLTW Launch Readiness and Core Training course. To register, please visit the PLTW website.

Prepare for Core Training through Readiness Training

Readiness Training is a set of courses that introduces teachers to the PLTW experience and provides content and software resources that teachers need in order to be successful at Core Training.

Teachers complete the self-paced Readiness Training coursework online before attending course-specific Core Training. Each Readiness Training course will require between two and four hours to complete.

Be sure to complete the online Readiness Training prior to the first day of your Core Training course.

2018 University of Minnesota Course Offerings

Course cancellations must be completed by Friday, May 25, 2018. A fee will be assessed for all cancellations made after the Friday, May 25, 2018 deadline

  1. Design and Modeling (June 18-22)
  2. Automation and Robotics (June 25-29)
  3. Introduction to Engineering Design (June 18-29)
  4. Principles of Engineering (June 18-29)
  5. Computer Science Principles (June 18- 29)

Details on PLTW Course Offerings, Schedule and Pricing

Other 2018 Summer Training Institutes Offered in Minnesota

To see the statewide schedule of summer training, visit the Project Lead the Way website.

Contact info

College of Science and Engineering Student Services
Lind Hall, Room 115
207 Church ST SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
pltw@umn.edu