Preparing Teachers to Transform the Classroom Experience

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Pltw Professional Development

Engaging. Reinvigorating. Empowering.

Our professional development is designed to create dynamic learning experiences for educators through powerful and flexible instructional support, as well as an ongoing professional community. 

PLTW’s approach to professional development prepares educators to lead the engaging PLTW experience in their classrooms and also provides continuing support.

Engage in In-Depth Learning Experiences Through Core Training

Core Training immerses teachers in a hands-on, collaborative learning environment that challenges them to look at their classrooms in a new way. Teachers take on the role of a student, engage in in-depth exploration of PLTW coursework, and gain invaluable experience to take back to their classrooms. 

Core Training helps teachers build skills and confidence around activity-, project-, and problem-based (APB) learning; prepares educators to become facilitators and coaches; and empowers them to bring learning to life through their PLTW program. Trainings are offered onsite or online across the U.S.

After successful completion of Core Training, PLTW teachers receive access to their Professional Learning Community (PLC), course-specific student and classroom instructional resources, and Ongoing Training resources all through the myPLTW Learning Management System (LMS).

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It's a transformational experience for the way you teach.

- Beth Fox, PLTW Gateway Master Teacher William Lenoir Middle School | Lenoir, North Carolina

The teacher is always the key, and Project Lead The Way has such a phenomenal training program for teachers.

- Dr. Richard Montgomery, PLTW District Administrator Star City Public School District | Star City, Arkansas

The networking and building of meaningful relationships during Core Training was only the beginning, and I feel that it will continue to grow for years to come. I am honored that I get to be a part of such a great teaching community that inspires our children for the future.

- Linda Ha, PLTW Gateway Teacher Vista La Mesa Academy | La Mesa, California

Unparalleled Classroom Support

PLTW provides teachers with comprehensive support and classroom resources. Through our online PLCs, teachers can connect and share experiences and expertise with fellow educators from across the nation who are teaching the same PLTW courses. We also offer a number of resources to help districts, schools, and teachers build strong PLTW programs including an Implementation Guide, best practices, regional and national events, and more. Additionally, our Solution Center provides support to help teachers focus their energy on what they do best: inspiring students.