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UMass Lowell's
College of Education / PLTW Partnership

Attention Teachers!

Earn Graduate Credit for Completing PLTW Core Training This Summer

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Earn graduate-level credit at a reduced rate for your Project Lead The Way Core Training. UMass Lowell's College of Education course EDUC.5320 Inquiry and Interactions in Science offers you the opportunity to expand your PLTW training into graduate-level credit. PLTW core training can be completed at any PLTW hub. Choose to register for any of the following topics:

Up to 6 graduate credits you earn can be applied to UMass Lowell's Online Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction: Science Education Option, which is designed to help K-12 teachers enhance their school's science curriculum and learn about new pedagogical techniques that can be used to improve science learning in their classrooms.

You will receive 3 graduate credits from UMass Lowell when you complete the following:

  • 10-day high school Core Training course or Gateway courses that include 10 days of training
  • Reflection paper
  • Sample pedagogy project

In order to earn 3 graduate credits from UMass Lowell, you will need to complete the PLTW course(s) (confirmed by submission of certificates) and submit your reflection paper and sample pedagogy project by August 16, 2020.

Cost Per Credit Hour

$266 per credit hour (normal rate is $470 per credit hour)

How to Apply

- Deadline: August 10, 2020
- The application fee is waived.

To apply, click here and fill out the course registration form. Once registered, you will receive an invoice and payment will be due upon receipt.


For more information, please contact:

Sharon Subreenduth