Project Lead The Way - Launch Lead Teacher (LLT) Summer Training Institute 2017

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Mon, 6/26/2017 - Wed, 6/28/2017
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Participation Details:

  • Fee required
  • Registration/Application required
  • CPDUs (Continuing Professional Development Units) or CEUs (Continuing Education Credits) offered
  • Participation is limited:
    In order to register, school must have signed agreement w/ PLTW. (See website for more details)


University of Illinois at Chicago
Phone: (217) 244-5217


  • (217) 244-5217


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Project Lead the Way Launch Lead Teacher (LLT) Summer Training Institute for teachers is an intensive professional development opportunity hosted by the University of Illinois and sponsored by Illinois Project Lead the Way.

Project Lead The Way is a nonprofit organization that provides a transformative learning experience for K-12 students and teachers across the U.S. PLTW creates an engaging environment and empowers students to develop in-demand knowledge and skills necessary to thrive in an evolving world. Through pathways in computer science, engineering, and biomedical science, K-12 students learn problem-solving strategies, critical and creative thinking, and how to communicate and collaborate. Students apply knowledge from a variety of disciplines as they engage in hands-on activities, projects, and problems reflective of real-world scenarios and careers. PLTW is shaping the innovators, creators, and designers of today and tomorrow.

Visit the Illinois Project Lead the Way Summer Institutes website for full details, including information on housing, parking, and required online Readiness Training.

Registration fees/Housing/Parking:

  • $2,400 per teacher for two week HS sessions (schools will be billed)
  • $1,300 per teacher for one-week Gateway DM, AR, MD sessions and for one-week ICS (schools will be billed)
  • $800 per teacher for three-day Gateway EE, GA, ST, ME specialty sessions (schools will be billed)
  • $750 per teacher for three-day Elementary LAUNCH session (schools will be billed)
  • $TBA per teacher for one-week Gateway CS for Innovators and Makers (free to prior-trained ICS teachers; TBA for new teachers -- National PLTW will coordinate registration invoicing for this course only)

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