Project Lead The Way Programs

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STEM education is at the heart of today’s high-tech, high-skill global economy. PLTW prepares students to be the most innovative and productive leaders in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and to make meaningful, pioneering contributions to our world.

PLTW's biomedical sciences and engineering programs give students a brighter future by providing them with a foundation and proven path to college and career success in STEM-related fields. PLTW sparks the ingenuity, creativity and innovation within all of our students.

For America to remain economically competitive, our next generation of leaders must develop the critical-reasoning and problem-solving skills that will help make them the most productive in the world.

What is Project Lead The Way?

Project Lead The Way, a rigorous and relevant STEM curriculum specially developed for elementary, middle and secondary school students, is a national STEM program that seeks to create dynamic partnerships with our nation’s schools to prepare an increasingly diverse group of students to be successful in engineering programs and the biomedical sciences. Through an engaging, hands-on curriculum, PLTW encourages the development of problem-solving skills, critical thinking, creative and innovative reasoning and a love of learning.


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