Pacific Circle Consortium Conference

This exciting event is underway on Saipan.  More information can be found here: http://pcc.cnmipss.org/

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Congratulations to San Antonio Middle School teachers for successfully completing two Project Lead The Way trainings, Design and Modeling and Automation and Robotics, last month!

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Middle School STEM PD for Hawai’i Teachers on Oahu and Maui!

The Project Lead The Way Middle School Gateway Program offers ten 9-week units of curriculum in Computer Science, Engineering, and Biomedical Science.  Students engage in project and problem based learning that sparks their curiosity in STEM education and career pathways.  Don’t miss out on the opportunities for teacher training in Hawai’i THIS SUMMER on Oahu and on Maui:  Design & Modeling, Automation & Robotics, and Intro to Computer Science!  LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLEgateway.jpg

PLTW Training Opportunities in Hawai’i for Middle Schools

DESIGN AND MODELING CORE TRAINING –A 5-Day Training

Two Separate Opportunities:

  • OAHU:  June 6-11 (Kamehameha Day Observed Friday) at UH West Oahu Campus
    Cost: $1,100 Lunches Included**
  • MAUI: July 11-15  at Kamehameha Schools Maui Campus in Pukalani
    Cost: $1,200 Lunches Included**

AUTOMATION AND ROBOTICS CORE TRAINING –A 5-Day Training 

  • OAHU:  June 13 – 17 at UH West Oahu Campus
    Cost: $1,100 Lunches Included**

INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE I & II CORE TRAINING –A 5-Day Training 

  • OAHU:  June 20 – 24 at UH West Oahu Campus
    Cost: $1,100 Lunches Included**

Participants will engage in a rigorous, hands-on professional development experience that immerses teachers in the learning and the pedagogy embedded in the PLTW Gateway Curriculum which is hosted online in our learning management system.*

REGISTER TODAY ONLINE!

*All Curriculum is aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards and the Common Core; **Additional Costs Apply for Equipment, Materials, & Ongoing Support.  Visit our Program Support Page to see the required Equipment and Materials for each UNIT in the PLTW Gateway Program and to review our required Computer Specifications.

For more information, contact Diana Papini Warren, the PLTW Director of School Engagement in Hawai’i OR Call our PLTW Solution Center:

PLTW SOLUTION CENTER

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!

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OAHU TRAINING

 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)

NEIGHBOR ISLAND TRAININGS

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

ISLAND OF MAUI

  • 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

ISLAND OF HAWAI’I

  • 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.

REGISTER NOW

REGISTRATION DEADLINES are

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

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.

IMPORTANT NOTE:
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
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
page of this website.

Training Dates for Summer 2016

Last Updated on 5/5/16

Below here are the preliminary dates set by UH West Oahu for PLTW Core Trainings. uhwo All trainings, unless otherwise noted, will be offered on the UH West Oahu Campus.
*King Kamehameha Day Holiday Observed on 6/10

OAHU

Elementary Launch Lead Teacher Trainings (2 Separate 3-Day Trainings on Oahu) 
6/13-6/15 – FULL as of 5/5/16
6/16-6/18 – Space available.

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)
  • Medical Detectives – Coming Summer 2017
  • Introduction to Computer Science 6/20 -24(1 Five-Day Training)

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)
  • Computer Science Principles – Coming Summer 2017

High School Biomedical Sciences

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

NEIGHBOR ISLANDS

These events will be hosted by UH West Oahu but will be located as follows:

  • Maui  – Elementary Launch Lead Teacher Training – July 7, 8, 9 at UHMC
  • Hawai’i Island – Elementary Launch Lead Teacher Training – July 11,12,13 at NHERC in Honoka’a

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PLTW Middle School Gateway – Design & Modeling Core Training – July 11-15
A 5-Day Training at Kamehameha Schools Maui Campus in Pukalani

Procedure for Registering for PLTW Training:

DOWNLOAD the NEW PLTW Implementation PLANNING Guide:
PLTW_Implementation_Guide (1)

Next Steps in Brief:
1. 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.
2. Complete the PLTW Online Readiness Training* (AFTER MARCH 15th.). 
3. Register for PLTW Core Training. 
4. Reach out to the Affiliate Host ( UH West Oahu) or PTLW to confirm that you are fully registered in order to secure your space.

*There is no longer a requirement to download then upload certificates during registration, however participants should have certificates to present on Day 1 of training.

Congratulations Recent Graduates of PLTW Core Training!

Congratulations to Hawai’i Teachers that completed PLTW Summer Core Trainings last month!Cap

Schools across the state were represented at the following trainings:

Introduction to Engineering (High School)

Automation and Robotics (Middle School)

Design and Modeling (Middle School)

Launch Lead Teacher Training (Elementary)

As PLTW Teachers in the Pacific, you are now welcome to join our PLTW Pacific Google+ Community!  Learn more on our PLTW Teachers page of this website.

A special mahalo to our PLTW Affiliate University in Hawai’i, UH West Oahu, for successfully hosting five trainings in June 2015!  We are pleased to have this partnership moving forward!