PROJECT LEAD THE WAY

Organization name: Perry Township

Program Type

Academic programs

Ages Served:

5-11 Years
12-18 Years

Overview

Brief Program Summary: Project Lead The Way (PLTW) provides transformative learning experiences for PreK-12 students and teachers across the U.S. by creating an engaging, hands- on classroom environment and empowering students to develop in-demand knowledge and skills they need to thrive. PLTW also provides teachers with the training, resources, and support they need to engage students in real-world learning. Perry Township Schools utilizes PLTW in every school within the district. PLTW aligns with Perry Township’s commitment to expand project- based learning for more hands-on programs. The district has also invited several employers, including Eli Lilly & Co., to volunteer with students on STEM and project based learning activities that are part of the PLTW curriculum.
Success Metrics: N/A

Demographics

Number Served & Racial Distribution:

Total Number of Individuals Annually Served

16,835

Black or African Americans Annually Served

9%

Hispanic or Latinos Annually Served

2%

Geographic Scope:

− Central Indiana Counties: Marion
− Additional/Other Areas of Focus: Perry Township

Resources

Annual Operating Cost: N/A
Initial Start-Up Cost: N/A

Contact Information

Organization Name: Perry Township
Website: https://www.perryschools.org/
Respondents Name: Pat Mapes
Email: pmapes@perryschools.org
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