Agenda & Registration
This conference is for current and/or interested elementary, middle and high school counselors, teachers, administrators and industry partners who want to gain more information about the Project Lead The Way program and how it prepares a diverse student population for professional careers in science, technology, engineering and math. Go STEM!
8:00 – 8:30 a.m.
Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Student Showcase
8:30 – 8:40 a.m.
Welcome Addresses: PLTW Affiliate Director, College of Engineering, and Principal of Omaha North High Magnet School
8:45 – 9:15 a.m.
How to develop a mentoring program within your Civil Engineering and Architecture and Engineering Design and Development PLTW course (Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) – Student Mentoring Program)
9:20 – 9:55 a.m.
McMillan Middle School & Omaha North High Magnet School Student Presentation
10:00 – 11:05 a.m. (30 minutes each)
I am not an engineer, so how do I teach K-12 engineering programs? Listen to the PLTW Teacher panelists share their experiences.
Clearing the Pathways for all Students in STEM. Share best practices for making your STEM programs inclusive.
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. (30 minutes each)
What is it like to be a PLTW student? Hear the stories of current PLTW students and alumni of PLTW programs.
My PLTW students are producing incredible work and everyone should know about it! Discuss ideas for how to showcase your PLTW work.
12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
Lunch (provided by PLTW)
1:30 - 2:00 p.m.
PLTW LMS – Rosters, Requirements, Resources. Learn how to effectively use the Learning Management System (LMS).
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. (school tours)
Omaha Public Schools' PLTW Pathway Campus Tours
- Skinner Elementary School
- McMillan Middle School
- Omaha North Magnet High School