Program Awards & Competitions
An exclusive Program Offering in the Omaha Public Schools, Omaha North High Magnet offers a four year sequence of courses (Project Lead the Way) which, when combined with college preparatory mathematics and science courses in high school, introduces students to the scope, rigor and discipline of engineering and engineering technology prior to entering college. (PDF version) Omaha North High Magnet Center is the first certified PLTW School in Nebraska and the first certified PLTW School in our 5-state region. Omaha North's staff has completed over 2,000 hours of training at sites across the country.
What is Project Lead the Way?
Project Lead the Way is a national program forming partnerships among Public Schools, Higher Education Institutions and the Private Sector to increase the quantity and quality of engineers and engineering technologists graduating from our education system. First developed in the 1980’s by Richard Blais who was then chairman of the Technology Department of an upstate New York school district, PLTW is now offered in over 45 states and the District of Columbia." | [Visit the national PLTW website]
Features of Engineering
Only nationally certified pre-engineering program in the 5-state region.
Nationally recognized as a program of distinction, PLTW provides project-based engineering curriculum that articulates to university programs.
Award winning competitive program
Selected for national pilot for Biotech Engineering course
Four years of Honor level engineering coursework