CODE.ORG PARTNERSHIP WITH UTAH



Our Computer Science Principles 17-18 Cohort at the Summer 2017 Workshop

Code.org and the STEM Action Center partner to provide computer science professional learning for teachers in the state of Utah. No previous experience is required to participate!
Courses Available:
Computer Science Discoveries (CSD) is an introductory course, recommended for grades 6-10. The class is designed to be taught as a semester or full year course. There is a 5-day summer workshop and two single-day workshops throughout the school year.

Summer workshop dates for CSD: June 25-29, 2018
School year workshop dates for CSD: TBD

Computer Science Principles (CSP) is designed to prepare students for the AP Computer Science exam, and is recommended for grades 9-12. The class is designed to be taught as a full year class. There is a 5-day summer workshop and four single-day workshops throughout the school year.

Summer workshop dates for CSP: July 30-August 3, 2018
School year workshop dates for CSP: TBD

Teachers must apply to attend these workshops. In order to participate, teachers must meet the following requirements:

  • Have documented approval from their principal
  • Plan to teach the CSD or CSP class in the 2018-2018 school year
  • Commit to attending all summer and school year workshops
  • Have CSD or CSP on their school’s master schedule for 2019-2020 school year

To apply, please follow the links below:

Computer Science Discoveries

Computer Science Principles

 Registration opens January 16, 2018 and closes April 16, 2018

GOALS OF THE PARTNERSHIP WITH CODE.ORG:

  • Offer training opportunities for Utah teachers in K-12 to gain exposure and knowledge about computer science.
  • Help more Utah secondary schools have trained teachers who can offer computer science classes to students.
  • Encourage more females and students from underrepresented populations to take Computer Science courses.
  • Support students being college and career ready for futures in computer science in Utah.

 

QUESTIONS?

For additional information please contact: Erin Paulsen, erinpaulsen@utah.gov