Four cities. Four dates. Four opportunities to share, learn, and connect with others. One amazing experience.
We’ve expanded PLTW Summit from one event to four to offer you increased access to training, peer collaboration, and networking activities, plus more opportunities to earn continuing education units (CEUs) through our professional development offerings.
PLTW Summit is a three-day event packed with workshops, general sessions, and after-hours activities designed to bring together the PLTW Network and strengthen our collective passion for providing students with inspiring, engaging, and empowering learning opportunities.
Professional Development Workshop Information
PLTW Summit provides unparalleled professional development through in-depth training sessions, demonstrations of the latest technologies and resources, and hands-on workshops. New this year, we’ve added professional development workshops to enhance your personal and professional growth beyond PLTW.
Check out our new six-hour scaffolded professional development series around topics relevant to any education professional, making this PLTW Summit experience unlike any you’ve attended before!
Our new professional development series allows you to earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs), for upon successful completion, and you can customize your learning experience: complete an entire series or select individual sessions based on your personal interests or PD needs.
APB Instructional Design Workshop Series
- Introduction to APB Instructional Design
- Designing an APB Framework
- Building an APB Unit of Instruction
Equity Workshop Series
- Equity: Building the Foundation
- Inventorying Equitable Practices
- Equity: Planning for Change
Teacher as a Facilitator Workshop Series
- Facilitating Learning: "Escaping" the Front of the Classroom
- Facilitating Learning: Got Questions?
- Identifying and Addressing Misconceptions in the Classroom
Teacher Leadership Workshop Series
- Instructional Leadership
- Collaborative Leadership
- Policy Leadership
Career Awareness Workshop Series
- How Do Students Become Career Aware?
- Career Awareness: Engaging Industry Partners
- Career Awareness: Building Industry-Relevant Learning
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A Look Back at PLTW Summit 2017
Inspiring Career Confidence
Hear PLTW Gateway students from Coulwood share their professional aspirations and explain how STEM knowledge and skills are key to their careers.
Empowering Students for Life and Career
PLTW alumna Keiana Cavé shares three mantras to live by: It’s OK to skip class, stay obnoxious, and be a unicorn and stay true to yourself.
Tackling Real-World Problems
Watch students from Gulliver Preparatory School present on their winning PLTW Engineering Design Competition project.
Learning from a Young Entrepreneur
Founder and CEO of Jack’s Stands and Marketplaces, 11-year-old Jack Bonneau shares how he inspires, engages, and empowers students through his business every day.
Opening the Door to New Opportunities
PLTW alumnus-turned-Master Teacher shares where he gets his career confidence, including from PLTW Core Training, peers, school administration, and his students.
Creating New Ways to Apply Knowledge
Learn how this school is using a motion-capture system as part of its work to integrate its PLTW Engineering and PLTW Biomedical Science programs.