Grant Opportunities for Hawaiʻi High Schools to Start NEW PLTW Programs

Learn More Details on the $15K-$45K USA Funds Grants Available ONLY for Hawaiʻi High Schools to start a 2 YR or 3 YR Pathway in Computer Science, Engineering, or Biomedical Science.  Deadline to Apply is 12/15/16.


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Join Us for Office Hours to Learn More about the USA Funds Grant Opportunities. 

Sign up TODAY:

OPTION 1: Friday, December 2 at 10:00 AM HST

Sign up for the Friday session here

OPTION 2: Monday, December 5 at 4:00 PM HST

Sign up for the Monday session here

 

 

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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:

https://www.pltw.org/news/items/201603-12-hawaii-schools-receive-funding-implement-new-stem-education-programs

 

Grants for High Schools in Hawai’i

The Deadline is Feb. 15th for a new USA Funds School Grant Competition.

Is your high school interested in bringing on an innovative pathway in Computer Science, Engineering, and/or Biomedical Science?

Discover more about Project Lead The Way Curriculum and Professional Development (now offered in Hawai’i via UH West Oahu)!

usafundsLearn more about the currently open Grant Competition at the PLTW Grants Home Page or Download the RFP at the following link:
USA Funds RFP Round II . Schools can receive from $20k – $115K in funding for professional development and equipment and materials to support an implementation beginning Fall 2016.  All public, private, and charter schools in Hawai’i are eligible to apply.

For more information or assistance planning an effective implementation, contact the Director for School Engagement based here in Hawai’i:  Diana Papini Warren 808-281-3106 or dwarren@pltw.org.

 

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

PLTW will be hosting the following Training on Maui:cropped-pltw-mt-l-3c1.jpg

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:
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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.

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.

USA FUNDS GRANT COMPETITIONusafunds

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!

New Grants Available for High Schools in Hawai’i to Add PLTW Pathways – Applications Due December 15th

We are excited to announce the following grant opportunity ONLY for High Schools of Hawai’i, public, private, and charter!

USA FUNDS GRANT COMPETITION

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):
PLTW_s_USA_Funds_Implementation_Grant_2016_2017___2_

Link to More Details and the Online Application Here:
https://www.pltw.org/grant-opportunities