Project Lead the Way

Project Lead the Way

Project Lead the Way Project Lead the Way is a college recognized pre-engineering program designed to introduce student to the career of engineering. This program prepares students for the types of engineering classes they will be taking in college. PLTW is also a great opportunity for students to explore the field of engineering. Students planning to major in engineering can benefit by completing the entire program, or just by taking one of the classes. For more information about PLTW please click here.

The program is comprised of three foundation courses, a specialization course, and a capstone course. (Note Prerequisites*)

Core Courses: Specialization Courses: Capstone Course:
Principles of Engineering Civil Engineering and Architecture Engineering Design & Development
Introduction to Engineering Design Computer Integrated Manufacturing
Digital Electronics Biotechnical Engineering
Environmental Sustainability


To help prepare all students for the global workforce, the College Board and Project Lead The Way (PLTW) have partnered on a program to encourage student participation in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) courses and build their interest in STEM degrees and careers. The program leverages the success of the College Board's Advanced Placement Program (AP) and Project Lead The Way's applied learning programs.

The program has three elements:

  • College and career pathways that connect AP and PLTW courses
  • Recognition for students who participate in the pathways, and recognition for schools
  • A portfolio of career-focused opportunities for students

To learn more about the partnership between the College Board and Project Lead the Way click here.

Supervisor of Curriculum
Kelly Cramer
[email protected]

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