UT Dallas - Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science




June 13-15, 2016 (Face-to-Face at UTD)

June 16-26, 2016 (Online via Piazza)

June 27, 2016 (Face-to-Face at UTD)


Location (Face-to-Face)

The University of Texas at Dallas


Eligible Attendees

Current Texas Middle School and High School Math, Science, and Computer Science teachers.



Five day training with day 1-3 being face-to-face, day 4 will be working on projects to apply skills learned from day 1-3. Online support will be provided through Piazza. Finally, day 5, participants will present their projects, discuss further application and possible struggles. Within the training, two Python books will be provided (one for advance and one for beginners), as well as a book for cooperative learning strategies (Kagan). Participants will keep the 3 books. Also, facilitators will model strategies from the Kagan group to help participants visualize what the strategies will look like in action.


Certificates of Participation

Certificates stating 36 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.




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.



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