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STEM Ed Announcement: PTL Conference
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- Subject: STEM Ed Announcement: PTL Conference
- From: "Mort Sternheim" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Wed, 4 Jun 2014 22:36:52 -0400
This is not a UMass Amherst program.
Contact information is below.
Massachusetts Project Lead The Way Conference
Save the Date
Friday, October 17, 2014
8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)
Conference Details and Registration available by late Sept.
Project Lead The Ways world-class, activity-, project-, problem-based
STEM curriculum and high-quality teacher professional development,
combined with an engaged network of partners, help students develop
the skills to succeed in our global economy. PLTWs programs include
Launch for grades K-5; Gateway for grades 6-8; Engineering,
Biomedical Science, and Computer Science for grades 9-12. Over 5,000
schools in all 50 states offer PLTW programs, including over 50
schools across Massachusetts. WPI is one of PLTWs 50 affiliate
universities and offers Core Training each summer to prepare
educators to teach PLTW courses.
Join us for this professional development conference for school
counselors, curriculum specialists, principals, teachers, district
administrators, and interested business, industry and workforce
development professionals. Come learn about the PLTW Curriculum
Programs that integrate science, technology, engineering, and
mathematics, providing an opportunity for districts to develop a STEM
pathway from kindergarten through grade 12. PLTW programs are aligned
with the Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards. Hear from
teachers, administrators and students at schools with successful
programs. The conference is open to all K-12 schools and other
PLTW programs are endorsed by the Massachusetts Governors STEM
Advisory Council, Change the Equation, the American Aerospace
Industry Association, the American Society for Engineering Education,
the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, and others. For more
information about the Project Lead The Way programs, please visit the
PLTW website at www.pltw.org.
Project Lead The Way Program Manager
STEM Education Center at WPI
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