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Free Computer Science Training for Teachers This Summers in Arizona

Friday, January 13, 2017  
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Applications are being accepted right now for any interested schools that want to offer Code.org Computer Science Discoveries(Grades 7-9) as a class next school year 2017-18, or AP CS Principles (Grades 10-12).

 

Computer Science Training for MS and HS teachers:

 

Code.org in conjunction with our regional CS Partnership is offer a FREE MS/HS computer science training in the new Code.org curriculum.

 

New this year for grades 7-9, is CS Discoveries. This course is taking the place of Code.org's offering of Exploring Computer Science (ECS).

 

The requirements to attend this FREE, amazing opportunity, are as follows:

1.            Commitment from your administrator that the CS Discoveries and/ or the AP CS Principles course will be taught in the '17-'18 school year. Preferential selection will be for those teachers that can teach the full year, or both semesters of the courses. Training is for the teacher who will teach the class, not district administrators.

2.            Commitment to attend the 5 day training (locations TBD) in July,16-21, 2017 for CS Discoveries and July 10th-14thfor the AP CS Principles course.

3.               Commitment to attend four follow-up sessions to be held at GCU each quarter during the school year. AP CS Principles is a high school course that was offered for the first time last year. The course will prepare students to take the AP CS exam by the College Board.

For your dedication and commitment to teach CS, your training for this course and all related materials will be provided to you FREE of charge. You will also have your entire trip (flight, hotel, food, incidentals) all PAID FOR.

 

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please respond to this e-mail stating your status of the above requirements, and we will add you to our registration link.

 

In addition, K-5 teachers will continue to offer CS Fundamentals one-day workshops on a regular basis.

 

Grand Canyon University and Science Foundation Arizona are the proud CS Regional Arizona Partners of Code.org.

 

For more information, contact Linda Coyle at lcoyle@sfaz.org.


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