Multiple PLTW Launch Trainings in Hawai’i

We are pleased to be offering several Project Lead The Way Launch Lead Teacher Trainings on Oahu, Maui, and Hawai’i Islands!  Join us!launchgirls

Via UH West Oahu, the PLTW University Affiliate in Hawai’i, the trainings listed below are available.  Details on next steps are outlined below.

Elementary Launch Lead Teacher Training Dates in Hawai’i (3-Day Trainings)

Oahu – On UH West Oahu Campus

  • 6/13-6/15 Monday – Wednesday
  • 6/16-6/18 Thurdsay – Saturday

Maui – On UH Maui Campus in Central Maui

  • 7/7-9 Thursday- Saturday

Hawai’i – At the NHERC in Honokaa

  • 7/11-13 Monday – Wednesday


1. Learn More about PLTW Launch for Elementary Schools

2. JOIN US!  If you’ve done your research, and you want teachers to attend training, please take the next steps as identified below.  At any time contact your DSE or the PLTW Solution Center for assistance.

  • Register Your School with PLTW*
  • *Register Your District (i.e.Complex Area) with PLTW First as Needed.
  • Register Teachers for Professional Development: 1. Teachers Complete Online Readiness Training, THEN, 2. Teachers Register Online for Specific Trainings (Opens March 15th).
  • Reach out to the Director for School Engagement for Hawai’i anytime now or moving forward as you implement!  E Komo Mai!

Note:  Additional Launch Lead Teacher Trainings may be offered on a needs basis.  Please don’t hesitate to contact your DSE for an update on more possible trainings for Kauai, Molokai, Lanai or for whole staff training options. 


Exciting Middle School STEM Electives

verizon_kidsimageJoin this upcoming Webinar to discover how the Project Lead The Way Gateway Program offers Ten 9-week units of innovative curriculum in computer science, engineering, and biomedical sciences for Middle School.

Project Lead The Way
Middle School Gateway Program

Tuesday March 8, 2016 3:00 – 4:00 PM Hawaii Standard Time
Tuesday March 8, 2016 2:00 – 3:00 PM Samoan Time
Wednesday March 9, 2016 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Guam Time
An ONLINE GoToMeeting – Link Will Be Provided to Registered Attendees

This Interactive Webinar Will:

  • Provide an overview of PLTW Gateway Units & NEW Program Flexibility
  • Share details on how to Register for the Summer Training Opportunities
  • Provide details on the Current Verizon Grant Competition for Computer Science
  • Include an Update on the Expansion of PLTW in Hawai’i and the Pacific

PLTW Gateway Training for Middle School Teachers
in Hawai’i & the Pacific Islands
Summer 2016

In Hawai’i via UH West Oahu 

  • Design and Modeling 6/6-6/9 & 6/11* (1 Five-Day Training)
  • Automation and Robotics 6/13-6/17 (1 Five-Day Training)
  • Introduction to Computer Science 6/20-6/24 (1 Five-Day Training)

In Saipan via PLTW in partnership with the CNMI Public School System

  • Design & Modeling (DM)  6/20 – 6/24 (1 Five Day Training)
  • Automation & Robotics (AR) 6/27 – 7/1 (1 Five Day Training)

About the Project Lead The Way Gateway Programgateway

Through topics like coding and robotics, flight and space, and DNA and crime scene analysis, middle school students engage their natural curiosity and imagination in creative problem solving. PLTW Gateway is a strong foundation for further STEM learning in high school and beyond, challenging students to solve real-world challenges, such as cleaning oil spills and designing sustainable housing solutions. Learn more on the Official PLTW Website:

Note:  This Webinar is intended for interested schools and education leaders in Hawai’i and the Pacific Islands. These events are facilitated by Diana Papini Warren, Director of School Engagement for this region.

Engage Elementary Students in STEM

Join an upcoming Webinar to learn more about the Project Lead The Way Launch Program.

PLTW Launch helps elementlaunchgirlsary students tap into their exploratory nature, engages them in learning that feels like play, and encourages them to keep discovering.

Visit the Official PLTW Website to learn more about Launch:

Launch Lead Teacher Training opportunities are being offered in Hawai’i and across the country Summer 2016.

PLTW Launch Webinar Time:

  • Hawaii Time: Tuesday February 23rd 2:30 – 3:30 PM
  • Samoa Time: Tuesday February 23rd 1:30 – 2:30 PM
  • Guam Time: Wednesday February 24th 10:30 – 11:30 AM

Register to Attend Today:

This webinar will offer:

  • An Overview of the 24 Curriculum Modules
  • The Lead Teacher Professional Development Model
  • New updates, including Android Tablet options, in addition to the iPad.

Note:  This Webinar is intended for interested schools and education leaders in Hawai’i and the Pacific Islands. These events are facilitated by Diana Papini Warren, Director of School Engagement for this region.