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STEM Ed Announcement: Project Lead The Way STEM Conference



This is not a UMass program
 Contact information is below.
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 Massachusetts Project Lead The Way STEM Conference
 
  
 
 Save the Date
 Wednesday, October 21, 2015
  
 
 Time
 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
 
 Location
 Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)
 Salisbury Laboratories
 
 Worcester, MA
 
 Conference Details and Registration available by late Sept.
 http://www.wpi.edu/academics/stem/guidance.html  
 
  
 
 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 7,000 schools in
 all 50 states offer PLTW programs, including over 60 schools across
 Massachusetts. WPI is one of PLTWs 52 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 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.
 
  
 
 Sincerely, 
 
 Terry Adams
 
 Project Lead The Way Program Manager
 
 STEM Education Center at WPI
 tadams@wpi.edu
 
  
 
 and
 
  
 
 Carol Malstrom 
 Senior Director of School Engagement 
 CT, MA, MD, NJ, NY, RI
 Project Lead The Way, Inc.
 cmalstrom@pltw.org

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