English German Spanish

New Mexico Project Lead the Way

Sponsoring Organization: 
New Mexico State University, the Las Vegas City Schools and the New Mexico Legislature.
Description: 

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.

Submission Type : 
Program
Organization
Other Location Information: 
Project Lead the Way courses are being taught in Middle and High schools throughout the state. PLTW-related training for teachers is hosted by NMSU in the summer.
Ongoing Event: 
Yes
Event Season: 
Year Round
Cost to Attend: 
Please see our Summer Training page
PLTW
Program Contact Information
Program Contact : 
Daniel Kim
Phone: 
575-646-7132
Email: 
dkim [at] nmsu.edu
University or College Affiliation: 
New Mexico State University
Is your program statewide?: 
Yes
What types of communities do you serve?(Urban/Rural): 
Both
Categories
Target Audience: 
6-8th Grade
9-12th Grade
K-12th Grade Teachers