2016-17 Certification Process

Missouri S&T PLTW will notify the school whose PLTW program either needs to be certified or recertified.  Schools will have the option of requesting a site visit or utilizing the Re-certification Site Virtual Option.

Certification Requirements

All school administrators will need to complete the appropriate form:

Biomedical Sciences Self Assessment Form

Engineering Self Assessment Form

The following site visit guides will help you to prepare for your visit:

Biomedical Sciences Site Visit Guide

Engineering Site Visit Guide

Site Visit Binder Information



Re-certification Virtual Option - Requirements

For program Re-certification via Virtual Option, you will be asked to do the following:

  • Once you and your PLTW Program Quality Consultant have determined the date and time for your meeting, you will receive an email from your Consultant with the URL for the Adobe Connect Meeting.
  • Meeting times will be approximately two hours in length.
  • Prior to the virtual meeting, you will be responsible for emailing all Site Visit Materials to the Consultant, which inclues the Self Assessment Form and Site Vist Materials.  You will also need to email copies of the students' work, electronic representations of the classroom environment, and student notebooks.

Assessment fee for the PLTW school certification/re-certification will be invoiced at these rates:

$500 for a Site Visit

$800 for a District Visit

*Re-Certification ONLY Virtual Option*

$250 for a Site Virtual Option

$400 for a District Virtual Option

Send a check or PO to:

Missouri S&T PLTW

c/o Ms. Debbie Singer

214F Centennial Hall

300 W. 12th Street

Rolla, MO 65409


Phone: 573.341.4148

Fax: 573.341.6061

An invoice will be emailed and mailed to your school.  Payment is due two weeks prior to your scheduled visit.

Questions regarding the process should be addressed to David Hosick, PLTW Affiliate Senior Director, hosickd@mst.edu or call 573.341.4148.