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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.

Please check back for updates. If you have information about computer science professional development in Massachusetts you'd like listed, contact caite@cs.umass.edu


April 25 - May 20
8:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

online
Project GUTS Online Professional Development Workshop(English & Spanish language versions available)
Registration fee: n/a
For more information and to register:guts-cs4hs.appspot.com or contact Irene Lee at ireneannelee@gmail.com. For more information about the Spanish Language version, please contact Cristian Rizzi Iribarren at rizzi.cristian@gmail.com.
Sponsored by: Project GUTS

 

April 30
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Phillips Academy, Andover, MA
Code Studio K5 PD workshop
Registration fee: n/a
To register: https://code.org/professional-development-workshops/5567602
For more information:https://code.org/professional-development-workshops/5567602 or email Maria Litvin
Sponsored by: Code.org

 

May 7
8:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center, Holyoke
Scratch Educators Meetup*
Registration fee: n/a
To register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/22655264506
For more information:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/22655264506
Sponsored by: CAITE/ECEP, MGHPCC

 

May 7
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Kennedy-Longfellow School, Cambridge
Scratch Educator's Meetup
Registration fee: n/a
To register: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/18918825717
For more information:http://www.eventbrite.com/e/18918825717
Sponsored by: ScratchEd Team

 

June 6 - June 8
8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Tufts University, Medford
Tufts STEM Education Conference & LEGO Learning Symposium
Registration fee: $350 for both or $250 for either STEM Ed or LEGO Symposium
To register: bit.ly/21EojWw
For more information:http://tuftsstemedconference.org/ or contact ceeo@tufts.edu
Sponsored by: Tufts Center for Engineering Education and Outreach

 

June 9
4:00 p.m -6:30 p.m.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute
TouchTomorrow for Educators
Registration fee: n/a
Registration deadline: Monday, June 6 at 5pm
For more information and to register:http://bit.ly/1SiEAMC
Sponsored by: Worcester Polytechnic Institute

 

June 27-July 22

online (with option for face to face meetings)
Mobile CS Principles Summer Professional Development Workshop *
Requires application & commitment to teach Mobile CSP in 2016-17
Stipends ($5,000) available for selected teachers
For more information: http://mobile-csp.org/?q=participate or email: mobilecsp.trincoll@gmail.com
Sponsored by: Mobile CSP and CAITE

 

June 28-29

UMass Amherst
Patterns Around Us Summer Institute
Registration fee: n/a ($250 summer stipend +$75 Saturday recall, PDPs)
For more information and to apply:http://www.umassk12.net/patterns/
Sponsored by: UMass STEM Ed

 

July 10-15

San Diego, CA
CSTA Annual Conference
Registration fee: $175 (+ $100 for first workshop, then $50/each additional workshop)
Application deadline: pre-registration accepted for first 500 teachers
To register: www.cstaconference.org
For more information: t.nash@csta-hq.org
Sponsored by: CSTA

 

July 11-15

Education Development Center, Waltham
Beuty and Joy of Computing AP CSP Curriculum PD Workshop
Application deadline: May 27, 2016
To register: https://go.edc.org/BJC2016
For more information: mfries@edc.org
Sponsored by: Education Development Center and UC Berkeley

 

July 18-22 (Framingham State University)
August 1-5 (UMass Boston and MGHPCC, Holyoke)

Boston, Holyoke, and Framingham
Exploring Computer Science Summer PD Workshop
To register: To inquire about ECS for 2016-17, contact your regional MECSP Hub (below)
For more information: Greater Boston: Deborah.Boisvert@umb.edu; MetroWest: iporro@framingham.edu; Western Mass: rfall@cs.umass.edu
Sponsored by: Massachusetts Exploring Computer Science Partnership (MECSP), and NSF project

 

July 18-22
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tufts University, Medford
2016 Summer LEGO Engineering Institute for Educators: Beginner EV3
Registration fee: $650 (make payment at http://goo.gl/DPjd5I )
For more information and to register: http://tiny.cc/begininst
Sponsored by: Tufts University Center for Engineering Education and Outreach

 

July 25-29
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tufts University, Medford
2016 Summer LEGO Engineering Institute for Educators: Intermediate EV3 Workshop
Registration fee: $650 (make payment at http://goo.gl/DPjd5I)
For more information and to register: http://tiny.cc/intermedinst
Sponsored by: Tufts University Center for Engineering Education and Outreach

 

July 25-July 29
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester
Project Lead the Way Summer Training Institute
To register: coming soon
For more information: https://www.wpi.edu/academics/stem/pltw.html or contact Terry Adams
Sponsored by: Worcester Polytechnic Institute STEM Education Center

 

Week 1: July 25-29
Week 2: August 1-5
7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Bridgewater State University, Bridgwater
Mass Insight Education Advanced Placement (AP) and Pre-AP Summer Institute
Registration fee: see site for details
To register: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/21012841976
For more information:bit.ly/1XylHmO or email mdinger@massinsight.org
Sponsored by: Mass Insight Education   

 

August 4-6

MIT Media Lab, Cambridge
Scratch@MIT Conference
Registration fee: Before May 1, $150. After May 1, $250.
To register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/scratchmit-2016-registration-21793477879
For more information:https://scratch.mit.edu/conference/ or email conference@scratch.mit.edu
Sponsored by: The Scratch Team   

 

August 8-12

UMass Boston
BATEC Summer Institute
Courses: stay tuned
For more information and to register: http://batec.org/ or contact Katie McGueary at mailto:katie.mcgeary@umb.edu
Sponsored by: BATEC