The Bowling Green Independent School District is fully invested in the Kentucky STLP program. The Kentucky Department of Education’s Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP™) uses project-based learning principles to empower student learning and achievement through the utilization (and creation) of technology based solutions to school and community needs.
An appointed school coordinator guides students to create products, provide services or carry out projects that help the school and community.
STLP is open to all students in P-16. No student should be turned away from being part of STLP. Restricting membership is not part of an active recruitment and retention process.
STLP allows students the opportunity to demonstrate what they know in various ways called categories. STLP taps into the students’ interest and can challenge and motivate them.
STLP provides a means for students to design, create, collaborate and learn. All Five Elementary Schools, the Bowling Green Jr High School, and the Bowling Green High School have active STLP programs.
Categories of competition range from:
Each year BGISD students participate in District, Regional and (most years) State competitions. BGISD schools has developed a District Technology Showcase beyond what the State promotes, in which students who may not actively participate in STLP are afforded the opportunity to share interesting technology related projects and ideas. This “comfortable” environment allows teachers, parents, administrators, students and community stakeholders to participate.