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Opt4STEM Partnership for College Success Program

 

PLTW ENGINEERING WEEK

This annual event developed by Von Steuben's Project Lead the Way (PLTW) and co-sponsored by Opt4STEM aims to get students interested in the field of Engineering through a variety of engaging and thought-provoking activities. The event is one week long and includes activities by Von Engineering teachers, Exelon professionals, and Illinois Tech Student Organizations through the Opt4STEM partnership.

HOUR OF CODE

Hour of Code is an annual event at Von Steuben aimed at helping a global movement to make coding accessible to everyone. Students are provided with the opportunity to learn the basics of coding in this hour long event. 

 
 

PLTW BRIDGE & MOCK INTERVIEW COMPETITION

The PLTW Bridge and Mock Interview Competition is composed of three events: 

1) Real World Bridge Contest

2) Instant Bridge Challenge

3) Mock Interviews

 

Each event is set up to allow students to apply their knowledge and talents to the challenge as well as receive professional feedback on their performance.