Four Steps to Start PLTW
at Your District or School

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Congratulations! You’re even closer to creating an engaging environment for your students that empowers them to develop the in-demand knowledge and skills necessary to thrive in an evolving world. 

Joining the PLTW network means you’re part of a community united around a passion for providing students with inspiring, engaging, and empowering learning opportunities. Once you add PLTW to your district or school, you have access to curriculum, assessments, teacher training, and ongoing program support. PLTW students are afforded a variety of opportunities including scholarships, preferred admission at colleges and universities, industry connections, and avenues to highlight achievements. 

Get started today:


  1. Choose the Best Programs for Your District or School

    The first step in implementing PLTW is to determine what programs will work best for your district or school. Our K-12 programs include PLTW Launch (K-5)PLTW Gateway (6-8)PLTW Computer Science (9-12)PLTW Engineering (9-12), and PLTW Biomedical Science (9-12).

    Explore PLTW Programs
  2. Plan for Your Programs

    We recommend you take advantage of our interactive tool to determine your PLTW investment. The PLTW Investment Tool is designed to walk you through key program investment details including equipment, supplies, participation fees, and professional development.

    Determine Your Investment
  3. Register Your District or School

    Next, complete the online participation form. Your responses will provide us with important information for your PLTW programs.

    Register Now
  4. Build Your Foundation

    Now, it’s time to start setting up your PLTW programs. During this process, your PLTW teachers will participate in professional development, you’ll order equipment and supplies and install required software for your programs, and you’ll start building a community around your PLTW programs. You’ll have access to our team throughout the entire process to provide you with guidance and answer any of your questions.

    Implementation Guide