Barker Middle School in the Michigan City Area Schools is a Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Distinguished School – one of 12 across the state to receive this recognition. PLTW is a nonprofit organization that offers hands-on curricula in computer science, engineering, and biomedical science.Through PLTW, students learn to adapt and excel while discovering their potential and the opportunities that await them. It is described as a transformative learning experience that comes to life in the classroom thanks to the vision and dedication of teachers and administrators.
Indiana’s urban schools offer Hoosier students a rich array of programs, services, and opportunities. IUSA appreciates the opportunity to share the stories that demonstrate what the schools have to offer and the many successes their students, faculty and staff achieve.