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    Career & Technical Education

    Project Lead the Way (PLTW)—Pre-Engineering

    Program Description

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    Project Lead the Way (PLTW) is a CTE instructional program that incorporates the national standards of The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the National Science Standards, and the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association. The program prepares students for further education and careers in engineering and engineering technology. The list of courses provided meets the criteria of the Project Lead the Way Program. Specialty courses are selected by the school and not all courses listed are offered at every PLTW school.


    Completer Courses

    • Honors Principles of Engineering
    • Honors Engineering Design & Development 1 (IED)
    • Honors Digital Electronics
    • Honors Computer Integrated Manufacturing
    • Honors Environmental Sustainability
    • Honors Aerospace Engineering
    • Honors Civil Engineering & Architecture
    • Honors Engineering Design & Development 2 (EDD)

    Schools Offering Completer

    • Crofton
    • Glen Burnie
    • Meade
    • Severna Park
    • South River

    Potential Certifications


    • Fusion360 Ceritification
    • Revit Architecture Certification

    Articulated/Proficiency Credit

    • Articulated Credit may be available from affiliated colleges, universities, or organizations

    Career Opportunities upon Program Completion

    • Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians ($38,550 - $ 72,800)
    • Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians ($45,530 - $83,710)
    • Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologists and Technicians ($53,820 - $114,660)

    Career Opportunities with Additional Education and Training

    • Civil Engineer ($59,640 - $132,200)
    • Environmental Engineers ($63,170 - $163,340)
    • Aerospace Engineers ($80,520 - $176,260)
    • Architectural and Engineering Managers ($101,210 - $211,010)

    Success Stories


    See your School Counselor for more information!