Project Lead The Way (PLTW)
Plano ISD Career & Technical Education Engineering Courses
This page contains information and promotional resources to aid our counselors, students, parents and administration as our district implements these courses. Please contact Karen Buechman (email@example.com) with any questions or assistance you need.
Project Lead The Way 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.
The PLTW comprehensive curriculum, collaboratively developed by PLTW teachers, university educators, engineering and biomedical professionals, and school administrators, emphasizes critical thinking, creativity, innovation and real-world problem solving.
Introduction to Engineering Design (IED)
Engineering Science (receives science credit) (was formerly titled POE)
Digital Electronics (DE)
Aerospace Engineering (AE)
Engineering Design & Development (EDD)
For course descriptions, prerequisites, and more information, please see the Plano ISD Course Catalog.
80927B Gateway to Technology – Design & Modeling/Automation & Robotics
Prerequisite: None Grade 8 .5 credit (1 semester)
Middle School "Letter to Parent for Middle School Gateway to Technology" PLTW Brochures
Engineering Interest and other Web Resources
Check out these resources to find out more about engineeering!
CTE Notice of Non-Discrimination