PLTW Engineering empowers students to step into the role of an engineer, adopt a problem-solving mindset, and make the leap from dreamers to doers. The program’s courses engage students in compelling, real-world challenges that help them become better collaborators and thinkers. Students take from the courses in-demand knowledge and skills they will use in high school and for the rest of their lives, on any career path they take.  

Skills Necessary for Success:

  • Read and comprehend directions
  • Be an on time learner
  • Effective verbal and written communication
  • Ability to adapt to a variety of situations
  • Able to accept critiques from staff and students
  • Innovative problem solver
  • Cooperative attitude
  • Hard working self-starter

Professional Pathway:

  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Engineering Technology
  • Civil Engineer

College Credit Opportunities:

  • Earn College Credit for Engineering College Classes

Club Affiliation:

Heights Robotics Club

Instructor:

Gregory Nachman
G_nachman@chuh.org
Cassandra Budin
C_Budin@chuh.org

Three Year Program Option:

Grade 10:
Introduction to Engineering Design

Grade 11:
Digital Electronics

Grade 12:
Principles of Engineering and Computer Integrated Manufacturing

Two Year Program

Grade 11:
Introduction to Engineering and Design
Digital Electronics

Grade 12:
Principles of Engineering
Computer Integrated Manufacturing