STEM Training in Hawai’i – Registration Now Open

Below here are the OFFICIAL dates for Project Lead The Way Core Trainings open to teachers K-12.  Begin the Registration Process Today to Secure Your Space in a Training on the islands of Oahu, Maui, or Hawai’i!



 All Oahu trainings will be offered on the UH West Oahu Campus.  *King Kamehameha Day Holiday Observed on 6/10

Elementary Launch Lead Teacher Trainings
(2 Separate 3-Day Trainings on Oahu) 
6/13-6/15 (CLOSED – FULL)  OR 6/16-6/18

Middle School Gateway 

  • 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 -24(1 Five-Day Training) – CANCELLED

High School Engineering 

  • Introduction to Engineering 6/20-7/1 (1 Ten-Day Training)
  • Principles of Engineering 6/20-7/1 (1 Ten-Day Training)

High School Computer Science

  • Introduction to Computer Science 6/20 -24 (1 Five-Day Training) – CANCELLED

High School Biomedical Science

  • Principles of Biomedical Science 6/6-6/9, 6/11, 6/13-6/17* (1 Ten-Day Training)


These events will be hosted by UH West Oahu but offered via the locations listed below .


  • Elementary Launch Lead Teacher Training
    July 7, 8, 9
    UH Maui College Campus – Room TBA
  • Middle School Gateway – Design & Modeling 5-Day Core Training
    July 11-15
    Kamehameha Schools Pukalani Campus Room TBD


  • Elementary Launch Lead Teacher Training
    July 11,12,13
    North Hawaii Education and Research Center in Honoka’a

Other Neighbor Islands – TBA
Contact Us to Request a Training for Your School or Island

Recommended Procedure for Registering for PLTW Training:

  1. Understand the PLTW Models of Implementation:
    DOWNLOAD the NEW PLTW Implementation PLANNING Guide:
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  2. Ensure you or your administrator has had a conversation with the Director of School Engagement for Hawai’i and/or your District/School is Registered with PLTW
  3. Teachers Register for and Complete the PLTW Online Readiness Training
  4. Teachers Register for PLTW Summer Training “Core Training”. 
  5. Reach out to the Affiliate Host (UH West Oahu in Hawai’i) or PTLW to confirm that you are fully registered.
*There is no longer a requirement to download certificates during Readiness Training and then upload certificates during Core Training Registration.  However, teachers must present certificates of completion on the morning of Day 1 of each training.



Oahu – 5/20 and Maui & Hawaii Islands – 5/31


20 New STEM Pathways in High Schools of Hawai’i

Project Lead The Way and USA Funds offers its Congratulations to twelve high schools usafundson four of the Hawaiian Islands!

Welcome to the PLTW Hawai’i Ohana!

Learn more about the results of the USA Funds PLTW Grant Competition here:


On March 15th, PLTW Training Registration Opens

Get Ready! Project Lead The Way tools to begin registering for PLTW Summer Core Training will soon go LIVE on 3/15/16.

Follow these two steps AFTER MARCH 15th in order to secure your space in your desired Core Training location and on your preferred dates.

  • STEP ONE:  Complete Online Readiness Training
  • STEP TWO:  Choose a location such as UH West Oahu and desired dates & Register
  • Update – There is no longer a requirement to download and then upload ‘certificates’ in this process.


To review the training dates set for Hawai’i and the Pacific Islands, please visit our Professional Development page of this website.

Note:  It is not required to register your school and district prior to registering for Core Training.  cropped-pltw-mt-l-3c1.jpg

Hawai’i PLTW Training – An Update

The following CHANGES were recently made to the Project Lead The Way verizon_kidsimagetentative training dates for UH West Oahu:

  • The Dates for the Introduction to Computer Science (5-Days) Training have been changed to avoid a conflict with the AP Computer Science Institute in Hawai’i
  • The Medical Detectives Training for Middle School Gateway has been postponed until Summer 2017.
  • Two Launch Lead Teacher Training Dates for Elementary Schools have been added for Maui and Hawai’i islands.

Online registration for PLTW Summer Training in Hawai’i or at any of our 60 PLTW Affiliate Universities OPENS MARCH 15th.  

For the Complete List of Training Dates in Hawai’i and the Pacific Islands, please visit the
page of this website.