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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.

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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

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