Project Lead the Way
Project Lead The Way (PLTW) is the nation's leading provider of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) programs.
Through world-class K-12 curriculum, high-quality teacher professional development, and outstanding partnerships, PLTW is helping students develop the skills needed to succeed in the global economy.
PLTW engages students in activities, projects, and problem-based learning, which provides hands-on classroom experiences. PLTW has established a strong national support system for STEM studies through relationships with universities across the country – including USC.
USC’s College of Engineering and Computing is the PLTW affiliate for South Carolina - training hundreds of educators from across the country to better teach engineering and computing courses to middle and high school students.
USC’s offers college credit for certain PLTW classes.
BY THE NUMBERS
181 Middle Schools
201 High Schools
1,294 Teachers training since 2003