Engineering Design and Development (PLTW)
In this capstone course in Project Lead the Way (PLTW), teams of students, guided by community mentors, work together to research, design, and construct solutions to engineering problems. Students synthesize knowledge, skills, and abilities through an authentic engineering experience. Students are expected to develop and formally present an independent-study project and a team-oriented project that are critiqued by an evaluation committee. Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.
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A combination of this course and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses, is a concentration sequence. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses based on their career pathways. A program completer is a student who has met the requirements for a CTE concentration sequence and all other requirements for high school graduation or an approved alternative education program.
Industry Credentials (Only apply to 36-week courses)
- CAD Assessment
- College and Work Readiness Assessment (CWRA+)
- Design and Pre-Construction Assessment
- National Career Readiness Certificate Assessment
- Pre-Engineering Certification Examination
- Project Lead the Way End-of-Course Assessments
- Project Lead The Way End-of-Course Assessments: Principles of Biomedical Science
- Workplace Readiness Skills for the Commonwealth Examination
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