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Commonwealth Alliance for Information Technology Education (CAITE)


CAITE will identify best practices and disseminate, deploy, extend and institutionalize these best practices statewide and nationally.

For Educators

Teacher Professional Development in Computing

CAITE sponsors professional development in computer science for K12 teachers and other educators. Workshops and classes from a variety of professional development providers are also gathered and promoted through the CAITE network. *Workshops sponsored by CAITE/ECEP.


Academic Year 2015-2016

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Creating IT Futures: Free, on-demand webinar to help teachers diversify CS classes
For more information:
Sponsored by: IT Future Labs, an initiative of the Creating IT Futures Foundation


Sept. 11-13

UMass Hotel and Conference Center, Amherst
NERD Summit
Registration fee: $50 (free tickets available)
To register:
For more information:
Sponsored by: New England Regional Developers, Inc.

Sept. 16 (and every other Wednesday for rest of the year)
8:00 p.m.

online at #CSK8
CSTA #CSK8 Twitter Chat: Back to School with new lessons and tools
For more information:
Sponsored by: CSTA Computer Science Teachers Association


Sept. 22-Dec. 15
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

MGHPCC, Holyoke
Introduction to Computer Science
Registration fee: free
To register:
Sponsored by: Holyoke Codes


Oct. 7
7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. EST

Webinar-Block Party: Meet some of the creative minds behind Blockly
To attend:
Sponsored by: C10K Community


Oct. 17
all day

Groton-Dunstable Regional High School, Groton
Groton Google Cloud Camp
Registration fee: $179
To register:
For more information: and email
Sponsored by: Groton-Dunstable Regional School District


Oct. 21
8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Worcester
Massachusetts Project Lead the Way STEM Conference
Registration fee: Free
To register:
For more information:
Sponsored by: WPI Stem Education Center and Project Lead the Way


Oct. 21-22
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (registration starts at 7 a.m.)

Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, MA
2015 MassCUE/M.A.S.S. Annual Technology Conference (includes workshops: Middle School Project-Based Computing, Digital Storytelling with Alice Programming, Reimagining Computing Education in MA, and more!)
Registration fee: $165 for one day or $250 for two days ($205 and $290 for nonmembers) if you register before or on Oct. 18.
To register:
For more information:
Sponsored by: Massachusetts Computer Using Educators (MassCUE) and the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents (M.A.S.S.)


Oct. 31
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (registration starts at 8 a.m.)

UMass Lowell
Roboticcs + iSENSE Workshop
Registration fee: free
To register:
For more information: and email
Sponsored by: UMass Lowell iSENSE project