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STEM Ed Announcement: PTL Conference

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)
 Salisbury Laboratories
 Worcester, MA
 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
 interested parties.
 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.
 Terry Adams
 Project Lead The Way Program Manager
 STEM Education Center at WPI

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