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Affiliate Highlight - Spotlight on Sinclair Community College
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NEW!!! 3/29/16

Milford High School students create prosthetic arm for girl.



NEW!!! 1/19/16

POE Presentations from Fall Conference 2015:

- Middle School Transitions

- Surviving Robot C


ODE Apprenticeship Presentation from Fall Conference

Hilliard Davidson High School girls engineering class on PLTW national website to promote Introduce a Girl to
Engineering Day
North Union Middle School Teacher Named VEX Teacher of the Year!
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How One Ohio School Makes Engineers
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Chaminade Julienne dedicates
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Kelly Woodruff adds 'a lot of spirit' to Northwestern High School
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Kettering Fairmont wins State Real World Design Challenge for third year in a row
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Bridging the Engineering Gender Gap:
Schools work to introduce more girls to engineering
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PLTW National changes to Program Implementation and Ohio's response
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The Change to Vex Equipment from an Industry Perspective
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Ohio Middle School Recognition Process

In the interest of recognizing middle schools for excellence and honoring the Gateway to Technology programs which achieve it, middle schools  in the PLTW Ohio network will be eligible for recognition as exemplary in Ohio based on the following criteria:

  • The school is offering 3 or more modules from the PLTW Gateway to Technology program, including DM & AR.
  • The school has been offering Gateway to Technology for two or more years
  • The middle school program is linked to a high school PLTW program to facilitate smooth transition of students in the STEM pathway  
  • The  middle school contributes data to the national PLTW data collection system

To be recognized, please complete the following: 

1.  Contact the PLTW Ohio affliliate to indicate you are interested in pursuing national recognition.

2. The PLTW Ohio affiliate will set up a site visit date and times during which they will meet with the administration, teacher, counselor and two or more students. 

3.  Complete the Self Assessment and send or email a copy of it to the Ohio State Affiliate.

4. Once the visit is completed, and if the school is approved, a Certificate of Recognition will be issued by Ohio PLTW and a recommendation for Recognition will be forwarded to National PLTW. 

5.  A fee of $300 will be charged for the Ohio Recognition Site Visit and is payable to Sinclair Community College through the PLTW Ohio affliliate.