May 6-7, 2016
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
- Fort Stockton ISD Technology Center
- 1204 West 2ND Street
- Fort Stockton, TX 79735
Texas teachers interested in becoming certified to teach Grades 8-12 Computer Science are eligible to attend. Attendees should have at least some prior experience in coding or programming to maximize their participation in this workshop.
Teach CS 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 challenge the CS certification test. Attendees should bring their own laptop to the workshop.
Teach CS 8-12 Certificate Incentive Program
This program provides an opportunity for Texas educators to apply for a one-time stipend through The University of Texas at Austin, Center for STEM Education for successfully attaining their 8-12 Computer Science Teacher Certification.
Certificates of Participation
Certificates stating 12 hours of Continuing Professional Education hours (CPE credits) earned will be sent electronically after the participant has completed the online course evaluation. Participants should receive the certificate two to three weeks after the PDA. Any questions about certificates should be directed toward the contact person listed on this page.
- Michelle Rinehart
Accommodations and Transportation
All participants are responsible for their own travel arrangements and payments. These costs will be reimbursed to participants who attend the entire event. Lodging costs will be reimbursed at the state rate only for those who live more than 60 miles from the event. Mileage will be reimbursed, also at the state rate, as calculated by MapQuest using the shortest route option.
No hotel block arrangements have been made by the TRC for this event. Make reservations at an area hotel of your choice, asking for state rate. A copy of the Texas Hotel Occupancy Tax Exempt form is provided and should be printed and turned in to your hotel upon arrival. State hotel tax will not be reimbursed.
- There is no cost to register for this event.
- Registration is limited to 30 participants.
- Registration ends at 12:00 AM on Friday, May 06, 2016.
- Registration is through ESC Region 18. (Click button below)