Project Lead the Way

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) is the world’s largest, fully accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace. ERAU has a long history of supporting K-12 STEM programs including on-campus STEM summer camps, conferences for educators, scholarships, and innovative programs such as the Teachers in Space workshops in partnership with the Space Frontier Foundation. ERAU also serves as a Florida Affiliate University for PLTW. As an Affiliate, ERAU offers professional development through core training for PLTW Engineering programs and a regional State Conference. In addition, ERAU offers several opportunities for undergraduates who successfully completed PLTW courses.

The College of Engineering at ERAU's Daytona campus offers a comprehensive set of undergraduate and graduate programs in aerospace, civil, computer, electrical, mechanical, software and systems engineering, as well as computer science. These programs are recognized for their rigor, innovation, hands-on approach and balance between theory and practice. As the largest educator of aerospace engineers in the nation, the College of Engineering plays a vital role in providing the current and future workforce for the aerospace industry, and maintaining our nation's preeminence in aviation and aerospace.

Course Training Schedule

2018 Core Training @ ERAU, Daytona Beach: Overview and FAQs

Course

Session

Dates

Tuition Payment**

Aerospace Engineering (AE)

2

June 18 – June 29

Payment

Introduction to Engineering (IED)

2

June 18 – June 29

Payment

Principles of Engineering (POE)

3

July 9 – July 20

Payment

Civil Engineering & Architecture (CEA)

4

July 23 – August 3

Payment

Engineering Design & Development (EDD)

4

July 23 – August 3

Payment

**All courses have a base tuition of $2700; Additional Charges: Dinner (weekdays) $239

Core Training Lodging

Attendees are responsible for their housing arrangements while attending PLTW Core Training @ ERAU, DB. Rooms have been blocked at the following locations for each of the offered sessions at a special rate for attendees. In order to receive the special rate, you must be registered with the hotel during the specified dates:

Session

Check-in

Check-out

Hotel

Price

Link

1

No training is offered in Session 1

2

June 17

June 29

Fairfield Inn and Suites

(arrange by 5/4/2018)

$85/night

Book Room

3

July 8

July 20

Fairfield Inn and Suites

(arrange by 6/9/2018)

$85/night

Book Room

4

July 22

August 3

Fairfield Inn and Suites

(arrange by 7/9/2018)

$85/night

Book Room

Opportunities for PLTW Students

ERAU offers PLTW students the opportunity to receive undergraduate credit for EGR 101: Introduction to Engineering, To qualify for this credit PLTW students must:

  • Complete Introduction to Engineering (IED),Principles of Engineering (POE), AND a capstone course (such as AE, CEA, or EDD) at a PLTW certified school
  • Earn a “B” or higher in each course AND 7 or higher stanine score on the PLTW end-of-course assessment in both IED and POE
  • Submit 1 (one) letter of recommendation from PLTW course instructor

Project Lead the Way

For more information on PLTW credit for undergraduates and core training opportunities for educators at ERAU, please contact Dr. James Pembridge, PLTW Affiliate Director. Call at 386-226-7097 or email James.Pembridge@erau.edu

For more information on the PLTW: