New Mexico State University is an Affiliate University with Project Lead the Way (PLTW). 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 partners with middle schools and high schools to provide a rigorous, relevant STEM education. 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.
PLTW is the largest non-profit provider of innovative and rigorous STEM education programs. More than 350,000 students at nearly 4,000 schools have taken part in PLTW classes. PLTW hopes to reach more than 1,000,000 students each year by growing to 10,000 implementations by the 2015-16 school year.