UT Dallas - Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science

 

This event is being shared as a courtesy to The University of Texas at Dallas.

Please contact Amin Lalani (axl120130@utdallas.edu) with any questions about this training.

 

Dates

July 18-19, 2016

 

Location

The University of Texas at Dallas

 

Eligible Attendees

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.

 

Description

WeTeach_CS Certification PrepWeTeach_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 challenge the CS certification test.

 

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. Any questions about certificates should be directed toward the contact person listed on this page.

 

Contact

 

Accommodations and Transportation

All participants are responsible for their own travel arrangements and payments. These costs will be reimbursed by the TRC – Center for STEM Education at The University of Texas at Austin to participants who attend the entire event. Lodging costs will be reimbursed at the state rate 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 or UT Dallas 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.

 

Registration

Please visit utd.edu/k12/csinfo for registration information and instructions.