CEO of Project Lead The Way
Dr. Vince Bertram is president and CEO of Project Lead The Way., a non-profit that provides a transformative learning experience for K-12 students and teachers across the U.S. Since Dr. Bertram joined PLTW in June 2011, the organization has grown to serve more than 10,500 schools across the
U.S., trained thousands of teachers, and received numerous national recognitions, awards and partner support.
Dr. Bertram has traveled across the United States, as well as globally, to address audiences on the issues of STEM education, workforce, and the economy. In 2014, he was appointed by the U.S. Department of State to serve as the education expert for its United States Speaker and Specialist Program. He has testified before the U.S. House of Representatives and is also a frequent contributor to national publications. He was appointed by Governor Mike Pence to serve on the Indiana State Board of Education and was reappointed by Governor Eric Holcomb. He is also a New York Times bestselling author with his books Dream Differently: Candid Advice for America’s Students and One Nation Under Taught: Solving America’s Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Crisis.