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Statler College to host Project Lead the Way State Conference

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CONTACT: Ali Anderson
302.743.7366

WHAT: WVU’s Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources will host more than 100 students, teachers and administrators from across the state for the Project Lead the Way State. PLTW is a nonprofit organization that provides science, technology, engineering and math curriculum and professional development opportunities to K-12 teachers. The conference gives attendees the opportunity to network and share best practices and meet current students through a project expo.

WHEN: 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Nov. 13

WHERE: WVU Mountainlair Ballrooms

ACTIVITIES:
10:30 a.m. to 11:10 a.m., Laurel Room, Mountainlair
Biomedical Program Presentation

An instructor and students from Wayne High School will offer a description of the PLTW biomedical courses at their school and demonstrate how to format the program in other schools and districts. They will also give student demonstrations and be available for questions.

1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., Rhododendron Room, Mountainlair
Project Lead the Way Student Expo

Current PLTW students from Monroe, Monongalia, Wayne and Ohio counties will be presenting their work from various courses in the engineering and biomedical pathways. 

2:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., Ballroom, Mountainlair
Project Lead the Way Student Panel

PLTW students will discuss why they joined the program, how it has changed their lives and ways that it will influence their plans after high school.

On site contact: Ali Anderson
302.743.7366

-WVU-

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