LIVE Online Support for USA Funds Grant Process

Virtual Grant Support Sessions:usafunds

Join us for LIVE, virtual support on your USA Funds PLTW School Grant Application.  Diana Papini Warren, Director of School Engagement, and Callie Duggins, Director of Grant Management, are facilitating these HELP sessions.  Contact Us if you need support and these times don’t fit your schedule.

Dates & Times:

Tuesday 12/1  8:00 – 9:30 AM & 2:30 – 4:00 PM

Monday 12/7  10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Thursday 12/10  12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Register to Attend One or More Sessions Today!

Learn more about the USA Funds Grant Competition HERE.

USA Funds Grant Competition for High Schools in Hawai’i – Deadline Approaching

For High Schools Interested in Adding a New PLTW Pathway in Computer Science, Engineering, or Biomedical Science, these grants can assist with start up costs for equipment and teacher training as well as ongoing costs during the three year life of the grant.  See below for Virtual Grant Support Session Dates and the Link to Register to Attend.

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Important Dates

  • Application open: October 15, 2015
  • Application closes: December 15, 2015
  • Award Notification: January 2016

Eligibility Requirements

Please read and ensure all the eligibility requirements are met prior to applying.

NOTE: This is a competitive application process and applicants are not guaranteed funding.

  • PROGRAMMATIC: Schools must implement a new PLTW Engineering, PLTW Biomedical Science, and/or PLTW Computer Science program beginning in the 2016-2017 academic year. Schools must submit one application for each program for which they are interested in implementing beginning in the 2016-2017 academic year.
  • A High School brand new to PLTW may submit up to three proposals, one for each of the three pathways, if desired.
  • A High School with an existing PLTW Pathway may submit proposals to add new, additional pathways.

Link to Full Request for Proposal (RFP):
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Link to More Details and the Online Application Here:
https://www.pltw.org/grant-opportunities

Virtual Grant Support Sessions:

Join us for LIVE, virtual support on your Grant Application Development.  Diana Papini Warren, Director of School Engagement, and Callie Duggines, Director of Grant Management, are facilitating these HELP sessions.  Contact Us if you need support and these times don’t fit your schedule.

Dates & Times:

Tuesday 12/1  8:00 – 9:30 AM & 2:30 – 4:00 PM

Monday 12/7  10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Thursday 12/10  12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Register to Attend One or More Sessions Today!

1st Annual Hawai’i Conference

Mahalo to Organizers, Presenters, and Attendees for making our 1st

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Dr. Vince Bertram, PLTW CEO, Shares Keynote Address

Annual PLTW Hawai’i State Conference on Saturday 11/21/15 a success!

It was a day filled with inspiration, information, and networking at the UH West Oahu Campus.  In spite of the rain, we had 90 folks in attendance!

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UH President Lassner Welcomes Attendees

PLTW State Conference Nov. 21st

Please Join Us!

We are pleased to announce the 1st Annual:

HAWAI’I PLTW STATE CONFERENCE
November 21, 2015
8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Registration opens at 7:30 AM
University of Hawai’i West Oahu Campus
http://www.uhwo.hawaii.edu/

  • Learn about PLTW Programs for K-12!
  • Discover Grant Opportunities Available!
  • Receive Support for your current PLTW Implementation!

Learn about the Keynote Speakers and Break-out Sessions!

Register Online Today!  Walk-in Registrations are Welcome.

Project Lead The Way (PLTW) is a nonprofit organization that provides a transformative learning experience for K-12 students and teachers across the U.S. PLTW empowers students to develop in-demand, transportable knowledge and skills through pathways in computer science, engineering, and biomedical science. PLTW’s teacher training and resources support teachers as they engage their students in real-world learning. Schools in all 50 states and the District of Columbia offer PLTW programs. For more information, visit pltw.org.

Mahalo to SOTF and Visitors to PLTW Exhibits and Events

The Hawai’i Schools of the Future Conference 2015 was a fabulous event!  Mahalo to the organizers and to all of the fabulous keynote speakers and session presenters for inspiring education professionals from public, independent, and charter schools.

We enjoyed speaking with all of the visitors to the PLTW Exhibit and to the PLTW Table in the Robotics Playground.

If we missed you, please don’t hesitate to Contact Us for more information.

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PLTW Exhibit at SOTF 2015
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Heidi Arrington, UHWO; Hope Espinda, Campbell Kapolei Complex Area; Leticia Kahoaho-Vanic; Diana Papini Warren, PLTW