In 2017, we’re taking our WeTeach_CS Certification Prep Face-to-Face workshops on the road!

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 CS 8-12 Certification Test.

Workshop Schedule

January 23-24 – Houston – Register Now!

March 13-14 – Houston – Register Now!

March 31-April 1 – Midland – Register Now!

June 12-13 – Abilene – Register Now!

July 18-19 – Beaumont – Register Now!

The cost for each WeTeach_CS Certification Prep Face-to-Face workshop is $120 per participant and participants may be eligible for accommodations and travel reimbursements from the Center for STEM Education at UT Austin. See each event page for details.

Stay tuned for additional Certification Prep workshops and other CS professional development opportunities! 

Rather take Certification Prep online?

Teachers who would rather take the 6-week online version of Certification Prep, should register for WeTeach_CS Foundations of Computer Science for Teachers, hosted by EdX. Registration for the next session, which begins January 16, 2017, is open now. More information / Registration

Planning to take the CS Certification Test in 2017?

Teachers planning to take the TExES CS 8-12 Certification Test during the February, March, May, June, or August testing windows may be eligible for for the Certification Incentive Program (CIP), which offers a $1000 stipend to accepted teachers who obtain their CS certification. For complete information about deadlines and requirements, please read and follow all steps of the CIP Checklist. Texas teachers must meet eligibility requirements and be accepted to the program prior to testing to qualify for the $1,000 stipend.

More Information on Certification

For more information about CS certification, visit the WeTeach_CS Get Certified page.


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