Are you (or do you know) a 6-12th grade teacher looking for funding to attend a CS professional development program this summer? DonorsChoose.org, Infosys Foundation USA, National Science Foundation (NSF), and Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) are here to help with a new matching program!
WeTeach_CS will once again offer the online version of its Certification Prep workshop, Foundations of Computer Science for Teachers, starting on May 8, 2017. Register Today!
Let UT Dallas’ WeTeach_CS Collaborative show you how to run a CS summer institute for your own Collaborative. April 24-28, 2017. Register Today!
WeTeach_CS is offering three opportunities around Texas this spring and summer for teachers to experience a Bootstrap workshop and to learn how to use Algebra to teach programming and programming to teach Algebra.
If you were afraid you’d heard about the program when it was too late too apply or you were worried you wouldn’t be able to get your application in on time, then fret no more! The application deadline for the Code.org Professional Learning Program has been extended to April 14th! Now you have plenty of time to learn about the program and submit your application. But don’t wait too long, the April 14, 2017 application deadline will be here before you know it.
For those of you who weren’t able to get into the Spring edition of Keep Calm and Java On, here’s your chance! There are spots available for the Summer 2017 Keep Calm and java On training with Oracle Academy. But you need to hurry, the application closes on April 5, 2017.
El Paso might be closer to Los Angeles than it is to Beaumont, but that doesn’t mean we’ve forgotten about the CS community at the western tip of Texas! That’s why we’ve just expanded our WeTeach_CS Certification Prep Tour of Texas to include a 2-day workshop in El Paso on July 29-30.
If you are planning to take the TExES CS 8-12 certification exam (141 or 241) during the March Testing Window (3/22/17-3/25/17) and want to participate run the Certification Incentive Program (CIP), then your must have your application submitted no later than March 16th at 5pm.
Updated – March 20, 2017 – Read for new information – The WeTeach_CS Program at UT Austin’s Center for STEM Education has a limited number of scholarships available to reimburse the actual transportation and lodging costs of teachers attending one of the AP Summer Institutes listed below. Eligible applicants are Texas teachers planning to attend College Board approved AP Computer Science A and/or Computer Science Principles Institutes at either Rice University or Texas Christian University.