Queen of Peace High School Adopts Project Lead The Way (PLTW) STEM Education Program

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - EducationQueen of Peace High School, a college preparatory high school sponsored by the Sinsinawa Dominicans has adopted Project Lead The Way (PLTW) and will begin offering PLTW’s STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) courses this year. PLTW, a not-for-profit organization, is the nation’s leading provider of middle and high school STEM education programs which span 4,200 schools in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

PLTW designs and offers schools project-based curriculum in engineering and biomedical technology courses, such as Energy and the Environment, Principles of the Biomedical Sciences, and Engineering Design and Development. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projections show that 16 of the 20 fastest-growing occupations, from biomedical engineers to data communications analysts, will require a background in STEM. For more information or to set up a school visit, contact Mary Kate Love at 708-496-4753.

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