The WeTeach_CS Team will travel to Corpus Christi on March 23-24 to bring the first Certification Prep Face-2-Face workshop to the Sparkling City by the Sea. We want to see you there, so we can help you get prepared, get certified, and get your stipend!
Give John Owen and the WeTeach_CS Team two days and they’ll tell you what you’ll need to know to pass the TExES 241 CS 8-12 certification exam and collect your $1000 stipend. This is our first time brining a certification prep workshop to Tyler, which makes it the best time for teachers from Tyler and surrounding areas to get prepared, achieve CS certification and earn a stipend! But you have to act soon, because we expect high demand for each of the 40 seats in this first ever WeTeach_CS workshop in Tyler, Texas. Register Today!
About WeTeach_CS Certification Prep
WeTeach_CS Certification Prep will provide an overview of the educator competencies required of all teachers to become certified in Grades 8-12 Computer Science. This certification is necessary to teach courses such as Computer Science I, II or III, Fundamentals of Computer Science, or AP Computer Science A. Course instructors will address several competencies in depth and link attendees to additional resources that will help to prepare them to take the TExES 241 CS 8-12 Certification Test.
- When – March 23-24, 2018 (Friday-Saturday)
- Where – Region 2 ESC, 209 N. Water St., Corpus Christi, TX 78401
- Registration Deadline – March 16, 2018 at 11:59PM
- Cost – $200 per participant
- CPE Credit – 14 hours
Concerned about travel and accommodations costs?
Participants may be eligible for accommodations and travel reimbursements from the Center for STEM Education at UT Austin. See registration page for details.
Would you rather prepare online at your own pace?
Enroll Now – Foundations of Computer Science for Teachers
Foundations of Computer Science for Teachers ($199) is a self-paced course is designed to prepare teachers to take the TExES 241 Grades 8-12 Computer Science certification exam. Course materials provide extensive detailed instruction, examples and practice on everything from introductory programming topics such as variables, functions, loops and logical expressions to more advanced topics such as data structures, recursion, and object oriented programming. Enrollment includes unit quizzes and a comprehensive final, which mimics the actual 100 question CS certification exam. Participants who successfully complete the course will receive 40 CPE credit hours from The University of Texas at Austin. Enroll Today!
Still deciding if you should get CS certified?
Would you like 1000 reasons to help make up your mind?
Thanks to the support of the Texas Education Agency (TEA), WeTeach_CS is offering a $1,000 stipend, through the Certification Incentive Program (CIP), to currently certified Texas educators who add a CS certification to their resume. This means current Texas teachers who decide to join us on the road to 500, by taking the TExES CS 8-12 Certification Test, may be eligible to receive a $1000 stipend upon achieving CS certification.
For complete information about deadlines and requirements, please read and follow all steps of the CIP Checklist. Texas teachers must meet certain eligibility requirements and be accepted into the program prior to testing to qualify for the $1,000 stipend.
More Information on Certification and CIP
- For more information about Computer Science certification, visit the WeTeach_CS Get Certified page.
- For complete information about CIP requirements and deadlines, visit the CIP Checklist page.
- Read everything and still have CS certification questions? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for help.