State Conference

Nirmala Gnanapragasam, Ph.D, P.E. Civil Engineering

Associate Professor

Affiliate Director, PLTW

Annemarie Riese

Project Lead the Way

Affiliate Coordinator, PLTW

Building/Room: ENGR 511

Address: 901 12th Avenue, ENGR 511, Seattle, WA 98122



Project Lead the Way State Conference @ SeattleU

Where: Seattle University, Student Center, Room 160 ~ 901 12th Avenue, Seattle
When: Tuesday, December 5, 2017 ~ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm (check-in and breakfast available at 7:30am)
Cost:  $25.00 per attendee  (includes: light breakfast, lunch, clock hours & parking – parking is limited, so please carpool)

Who Should Attend

Schools and School Districts theater planning new or expanding their existing PLTW programs and current PLTW teachers.  Bring your teachers, counselors, building and district  administrators to learn and work together as a team.  Develop and/or expand student opportunities for STEM learning and developing skills to thrive in an evolving world.

  • Preregistration is required
  • Continental breakfast and lunch is included
  • Parking is available - but limited
  • Clock hours are available

Conference topics include

PLTW’s STEM program and curriculum overview for new schools/districts, Networking with PLTW colleagues for new and old schools/districts, Making the most of your PLTW Program, Inside look at “Courses” the PLTW curriculum delivery system, and Student panel & demonstrations. 


Additional Opportunity
on December 4

Pre-Conference Vex and RobotC Workshop for PLTW Teachers: 
Four (4) hour hands-on training with Vex and RobotC, as used in the PLTW courses: AR, POE, DE, AE and CIM.  Trainer is a representative from Robotics Education Competition (REC) Foundation (REC runs Vex Competitions) and assisted by an experienced POE teacher and robotics advisor. 

Where: Seattle University, Student Center, Room 210 ~ 901 12th Avenue, Seattle,
When: Monday, December 4, 2017 ~ Noon – 4:00 pm 
Cost:  No Fee – on-campus parking will NOT be provided and will be the responsibility of the attendee, afternoon snack provided