Where can I attend a workshop (or TeacherCon) for Grade 6-12 teachers?


Our middle and high school professional development programs offer year-round support. The program kicks off with a 5-day summer workshop (TeacherCon), where you'll have an opportunity to work hands-on with the curriculum and meet other teachers from your area. Throughout the year, we offer online support for upcoming units, forum support, and 1-day quarterly workshops. You don't need any prior computer science experience to be accepted to any of our professional development initiatives! 

CS Discoveries, for 6-9th grade teachers
For educators in 6-9th grade classrooms, our Computer Science Discoveries course is a great place to start. The course can be taught as a semester or full-year introduction and covers a broad range of topics such as physical computing, building websites, programming and learning about data. The program is currently full for the 2017-18 school year, but sign up on our interest form today if you'd like to apply next year. 
CS Principles, for 9-12th grade teachers
If you're teaching 9-12th grade students, our Computer Science Principles course can be taught as an AP or non-AP course. Either way, there are no prerequisites required. The course is designed to be far more than a traditional introduction to programming - it is a rigorous, engaging, and approachable course. It explores many of the big, foundational ideas of computing so all students understand how these concepts are transforming the world we live in. 
These programs have closed applications for 2017, but you can sign up to be notified when we re-open signups for the 2018-2019 school year for either the the CSD program or the CSP program
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