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Jan. 29 - 31, 2024 | St. Louis, MO

Hyatt Regency at The Arch


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An Exceptional Event Exclusively for PreK-5 Teachers and Administrators

We’re thrilled to announce the event designed specifically for you, Sparking Curiosity: A PLTW Launch Conference! We've been listening to your needs and tracking your requests, so this event delivers what you need. 

During this event you will: 

Get Hands-on with Modules in the Exploratorium

We know that exploring the modules and getting to experience them is important to you. Visit the Exploratorium, the dedicated space where you can get active in the activities... of any module you choose. 

Attend Sessions Focused on Your Focus

We've built a line-up of sessions driven by the topics that matter most to you. Learn, discuss, and share about topics focused specifically on the needs of early STEM educators, including strategies for implementing the activity-, project-, and problem-based learning in your classroom.

Find and Fuel Your Network

At Sparking Curiosity: A PLTW Launch Conference you will have opportunities to connect and innovate on ideas as well as share your feedback.

Discover your Sparking Curiosity Sessions!

Explore our catalog of sessions to find your best fit for your Sparking Curiosity experience!


The complete list of sessions, including descriptions, will be available on this page in the coming weeks.

Monday, Jan. 29 

(Event kicks off at 1 p.m. CT) 
  • General session
  • Breakout sessions
  • PLTW Launch Exploratorium (Interactive space for vendors, partners, and guests)
  • Opening celebration with live entertainment
  • Meals included: Afternoon snack and dinner

Tuesday, Jan. 30 

  • General session 
  • Breakout sessions 
  • PLTW Launch Exploratorium (Interactive space for vendors, partners, and guests)
  • Meals included: Breakfast, morning snack, lunch, and afternoon snack

Wednesday, Jan. 31 

(Event concludes at 1 p.m. CT)
  • General session 
  • Breakout sessions
  • PLTW Launch Exploratorium (Interactive space for vendors, partners, and guests)
  • Meals included: Breakfast, morning snack, and lunch 

Conference Pricing and Discounts


Standard Registration

August 16, 2023 – January 10, 2024



Final Call Registration

January 11 – January 31, 2024


Bring 3, Get 20% off!

Districts that bring three (3) or more people will receive 20% off the total cost of registration. Please note, your group must register together in one transaction to receive the discount.

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Travel Guidelines

We’re excited to host you in St. Louis this January and have created guidelines to help you register, book travel, and understand all health and safety guidelines. 

Our Health and Safety Guidelines include:

  • Sparking Curiosity: A PLTW Launch Conference registrants must follow all health and safety guidelines, which are subject to change. Any guideline changes for this conference will be updated on this page.  
  • Sparking Curiosity registrants must follow all federal, state, and local guidelines in place at the time of the event as well as any requirements and/or protocols issued by registrant's employer.
  • Based on local or national mandates or guidance, guests may be required to wear face masks or coverings in indoor public areas and when moving around in outdoor areas of the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch hotel. Safety and cleanliness procedures implemented at the hotel may be adjusted in consideration of local practices, government requirements and guidance, and the situation where the hotel is located. 

Please review the Travel Guidelines and FAQ

Join us in St. Louis for Sparking Curiosity 2024

If you have questions or concerns, the PLTW Solution Center is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 877.335.7589 or