Project Lead the Way

Project Lead the Way

Project Lead the Way (PLTW) is a pre-engineering program designed to encourage interest and speed up a degree in the engineering field. The program enhances technical math and science skills through project- and problem-based learning activities. High school students who are interested in PLTW must make application and be accepted into the program. PLTW offers dual credit to area high school juniors and seniors in the following sequence of classes, taken one per semester:

  • Intro to Engineering Design (3 credit hours),
  • Principles of Engineering (4 credit hours),
  • Digital Electronics (4 credit hours), and
  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing (3 credit hours).

PLTW is the result of a partnership between Danville Area Community College, Vermilion Advantage, and Vermilion Vocational Education Delivery System (VVEDS). Applications are available from Vermilion Advantage. In addition to the completed application, the packet must include a cover letter, copy of the high school transcript, and two references for each candidate. For additional information, or to receive a program application, please contact Vermilion Advantage at (217) 442-6201, (800) 373-6201, contact@vermilionadvantage.com, or 15 North Walnut Street, Danville, IL.