Chelsea Diestelkamp was always willing to lend a helping hand, so in hindsight it’s easy to see why she became a teacher.
David K. Hosick, senior director of school engagement for Project Lead The Way’s west central region, has been named senior director of the Project Lead The Way (PLTW) program at Missouri University of Science and Technology. He takes over for Ben Yates, who will retire in September after serving in the position for the past five years. Hosick’s appointment took effect Monday, Aug. 1
PLTW is a national, non-profit organization that provides computer science, engineering and biomedical science instructional programs and teacher training for elementary, middle school and high school. Missouri S&T coordinates 610 PLTW programs in elementary and secondary education schools throughout the state. [Read more…]
Approximately 600 elementary, middle and high school teachers from around the U.S. are visiting Missouri University of Science and Technology to learn how to better teach engineering, computer science and biomedical science.
Life for Joe Stanley could have turned out differently. A string of seemingly unrelated incidents converged in his life to turn a would-be CPA into an award-winning faculty member at Missouri University of Science and Technology. [Read more…]
With the addition of Cor Jesu Academy of St. Louis, Missouri’s Project Lead the Way initiative has reached 500 programs in elementary and secondary schools across the state.
Project Lead the Way (PLTW) is a national program designed to increase interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics among students from kindergarten through high school. In Missouri, the program is led by Missouri University of Science and Technology. [Read more…]
Students from around the Midwest region will soon gather at Missouri University of Science and Technology to compete at the Missouri state VEX Championship, a regional robotics competition for middle- and high-school students.
Over 500 elementary school, middle school and high school teachers from throughout the United States are spending part of their summer at Missouri University of Science and Technology and three other Missouri communities to learn how to teach engineering, computer science and biomedical science courses to their students this fall.
Dr. Vince M. Bertram, president and chief executive officer of Project Lead The Way, challenged Missouri University of Science and Technology graduates to “write a chapter of significance” in their lives during commencement ceremonies at Missouri S&T on Friday, May 15, and Saturday, May 16.
In his commencement address, Bertram discussed the importance of an educational foundation that prepares students to succeed. [Read more…]