CSPdWeek is for everyone, and we’re thrilled to see that PD Providers across the country are hosting their own events for CSPdWeek. If your application to CSPdWeek didn’t make it, or you didn’t see a PD track that you wanted, you can still join the fun by attending PD from any of these wonderful providers:
July 16-21st, in Duluth, MN at the College of St. Scholastica.
Beauty and Joy of Computing
July 17 – 21st, in San Francisco, CA at San Francisco State University.
The Beauty & Joy of Computing is a College Board endorsed professional development and curriculum for the new AP Computer Science Principles course. No previous computer science knowledge is required. We are excited to announce two professional development opportunities for teachers this Summer 2017. Learn more about BJC, and apply here..
UTeach CS Principles is a turnkey curriculum that fully addresses the College Board’s AP Computer Science Principles Curriculum Framework. No materials costs are assumed, and project-based lessons and materials are used throughout. This pedagogical approach actively engages students in collaborative learning processes that encourage problem solving, critical thinking, and group communication. To learn more about the curriculum, professional learning model, or year-round support opportunities, visit uteachcs.org. To learn about or apply to attend the workshop being held in Dallas July 17–21, 2017, click here.
Code.org is running one of their regional TeacherCon events during CSPdWeek. The Code.org Computer Science Principles Professional Learning Program is an intensive professional learning program for high school educators who are interested in teaching Code.org’s CS Principles course. This program is designed to prepare educators to provide high quality instruction based on the CS Principles curriculum, tools and approach to students in their classrooms. NOTE: General applications for the 2017-18 CS Principles Professional Learning Program have closed. For more information, visit https://code.org/educate/professional-learning/cs-principles
AP Summer Institute (Sacramento)
The AP® Summer Institutes provide teachers with the support and training needed to teach AP® courses and to utilize AP® teaching strategies. Teachers from around the world come together at these institutes to exchange ideas and information about AP® courses and exams. This APSI is being offered at Sacramento State, and applications are open until June 14th.