Code.org Summer 2021 Workshops
Elementary, Middle, and High School Opportunities Below!
Attention Elementary School Teachers!
VIRTUAL Computer Science Fundamentals Intro and Computer Science Fundamentals Deep Dive workshops are FREE and open for enrollment now! View opportunities below:
CS Fundamentals Intro
Join us for a virtual CS Fundamentals workshop. This workshop is for teachers who have little to no experience teaching CS Fundamentals and would like to introduce computer science and the Code.org curriculum into their classes. We will be discussing the new NJ Computer Science Learning Standards and how to implement the Code.org curriculum in your classroom.
Open Intro Workshops:
CS Fundamentals Deep Dive
The CS Fundamentals Deep Dive workshop is for teachers who have experience teaching CS Fundamentals and would like to dive deeper into teaching the Code.org curriculum. We will be discussing the new NJ Computer Science Learning Standards and how to implement the Code.org curriculum in your classroom in the Fall.
Open Deep Dive Workshops:
Attention Middle School and High School Teachers!
VIRTUAL Computer Science Discoveries and Computer Science Principles workshop enrollment is now open to New Jersey teachers! Apply today!
July 5, 2021 – July 9, 2021
June 28, 2021 – July 2, 2021
Given the precarious nature of COVID-19’s impact on school districts and daily functions, the CS Discoveries and CS Principles workshops will be held in a blended-learning virtual online experience. The CS Principles workshop will be held June 28 – July 2, 2021. CS Discoveries workshop sessions will be held July 5 – 9, 2021.
For New Jersey teachers, the cost of the CS Discoveries or CS Principles program is $650 per teacher and a $150 enrollment fee. That’s 75% off the national cost. The program fee covers the year-long program including your teaching materials, workshop supplies, and 9 total days of professional development (5 days during the summer, and 4 days during the academic year).
Scholarships are available! Do you teach in a high needs school or a school with a diverse student population? Is funding for computer science limited in your district? A limited number of scholarships will be available. NOTE: All teachers must pay the $150 enrollment fee.
The curriculum, online student learning platform, and access to support from the teacher and Code.org community are all provided free of charge.
To be eligible for the program, your application must show you: (1) Commit to participating in the full, year-long professional learning program; (2) Plan to teach the course in the 2021-22 school year; (3) For CS Discoveries, teach students between 6th and 10th grade OR For CS Principles, teach students between 9th and 12th grade; (4) Required: Have your school principal’s approval for all the above
Note: The virtual workshop requires live video conferencing. If you have questions about the technical requirements for the workshop, please contact your Regional Partner directly.
More About Your Regional Partner:
The Center for Excellence in STEM Education has been a leader in providing K-12 STEM professional development to New Jersey teachers for 25 years. This is year 5 of our partnership with Code.org.
Have More Questions?
Your Code.org Regional Partner is here to help:
TCNJ Center for Excellence in STEM Education