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Mass. Teacher Professional Development in CS

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.

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BOSTON SCRATCH ED MEETUPS
Date: April 8, May 20, June 10
Time: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Avenue, Allston, MA
PDPs: Available for 10+ hours of participation
More info:  https://www.meetup.com/ScratchEd-Boston
Supported by: Scratch Ed Team at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, meetups.gse.harvard.edu

RHODE ISLAND/SOUTHERN MASSACHUSETTS SCRATCH ED MEETUPS
Date: April 18, May 16
Time: 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Location: All Saints STEAM Academy, 915 West Main Rd., Middletown, RI
More info: https://www.meetup.com/ScratchEd-RI-SEMA
Supported by: Scratch Ed Team at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, meetups.gse.harvard.edu

CODE STUDIO WORKSHOP - CODE.ORG K-5 CURRICULUM
Date: April 8
Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: EDC Waltham
Fee: $0
Food: Breakfast, lunch
Register: https://studio.code.org/pd/workshops/1038/enroll 
Contact: Maria Litvin, litvin@pd.code.org 
Sponsored by: Code.org, https://code.org/professional-development-workshops

WORKSHOP FOR K-12 MAKER FOR EDUCATORS: CREATING, MAINTAINING AND ENJOYING SUCCESSFUL MAKERSPACES 
Date: June 6 & 7, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Location: MIT Edgerton Center Student Project Lab, Room 4-409
Fee: $600/person, includes materials and supplies
Food: Coffee, snacks, lunch
More info: https://edgerton.mit.edu/workshop-k-12-maker-educators-june-2017
Registerhttps://edgerton.mit.edu/node/1813
Contact: Diane Brancazio, dianeb@mit.edu

TOUCHTOMORROW FOR EDUCATORS 
Date: June 8
Location: Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Fee: $0 
Deadline: June 1
More info: https://www.wpi.edu/academics/stem-education-center/professional-development/center
Registerhttp://web.wpi.edu/academics/stem/summerpd-regform.html 
Contact:  Mia Dubosarsky, mdubosarsky@wpi.edu and Shannon Skavis, smskavis@wpi.edu

MOBILE COMPUTER SCIENCE PRINCIPLES (AP) HYBRID*
Date: June 26 – July 21
Location: MGHPCC (Holyoke) & Online
Fee: $0 if participating in research (stipends available, plus lodging for non-local participants, pending funding)
More info: http://www.mobile-csp.org/participate 
Register: http://www.mobile-csp.org/apply 
Deadline: March 31 (Round 2)

CSTA ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Date: July 8-11
Location: Baltimore, MD
Fee: $175 (before 4/1), $225 (thru 6/30); (+ $150 for first workshop, then $75 for each additional workshop)
Register: www.cstaconference.org
Deadline: Pre-registration accepted for first 500 teachers
Contact: customerservice@csteachers.org
Sponsored by: CSTA, http://www.csteachers.org

LEGO ROBOTICS FOR EDUCATORS I 
Date: July 10-14
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Audience: Teachers of grades K-4 with no prior LEGO experience
Fee: $525 
PDPs: 37
More info: https://www.wpi.edu/academics/stem-education-center/professional-development/center
Registerhttp://web.wpi.edu/academics/stem/summerpd-regform.html 
Contact:  Mia Dubosarsky, mdubosarsky@wpi.edu and Shannon Skavis, smskavis@wpi.edu

LEGO ROBOTICS FOR EDUCATORS III 
Date: July 10-14
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Audience: Teachers of grades 5-12 with prior LEGO experience
Fee: $525  
PDPs: 37
More info: https://www.wpi.edu/academics/stem-education-center/professional-development/center
Registerhttp://web.wpi.edu/academics/stem/summerpd-regform.html
Contact:  Mia Dubosarsky, mdubosarsky@wpi.edu and Shannon Skavis, smskavis@wpi.edu

TEACHER IN RESIDENCE FOR THE COMPUTER SCIENCE EDUCATION INITIATIVE AT THE MUSEUM OF SCIENCE, BOSTON
Date: July 10 – August 10, 2017; additional program expectations
Time: 8:30 a.m. –  4:30 p.m.; additional program expectations
Location: Museum of Science, Boston
Audience: Early elementary and preschool teachers, librarians, media specialists, and STEM specialists are encouraged to apply
Stipend: Teachers in Residence are offered a stipend of $3,500
PDPs: 0
Food: No
Apply: https://www.mos.org/teacher-in-residence
Application Deadline: April 10
More info: https://www.mos.org/teacher-in-residence
Contact: Clara Cahill, ccahill@mos.org

LEGO ROBOTICS FOR EDUCATORS II 
Date: July 17-21
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Audience: Teachers of grades 5-7 with no prior LEGO experience
Fee: $525 
PDPs: 37
More info: https://www.wpi.edu/academics/stem-education-center/professional-development/center
Registerhttp://web.wpi.edu/academics/stem/summerpd-regform.html
Contact:  Mia Dubosarsky, mdubosarsky@wpi.edu and Shannon Skavis, smskavis@wpi.edu

LEGO ROBOTICS FOR EDUCATORS III 
Date: July 17-21
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Audience: Teachers of grades 5-12 with prior LEGO experience
Fee: $525  
PDPs: 37
More info: https://www.wpi.edu/academics/stem-education-center/professional-development/center
Registerhttp://web.wpi.edu/academics/stem/summerpd-regform.html
Contact:  Mia Dubosarsky, mdubosarsky@wpi.edu and Shannon Skavis, smskavis@wpi.edu

AP COMPUTER SCIENCE A
Date: July 24-28
Time: Mon: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Tues/Wed/Thu: 8:30 .am. – 4:30 p.m., Fri: 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Location: Bridgewater State University
Fee: $1,250 or $1,475 with housing
PDPs: 35
Food: Meals provided
More info: http://www.massinsight.org/2017summer/  
Register: http://eventreg.collegeboard.org/events/mass-insight-education-2017-summer-institute-july-24-july-28-/event-summary-ba1a8d4bc3f44e4e9723f10b415e8852.aspx
Deadline: beginning of July
Contact: Jessica Wilson, Program Coordinator, jwilson@massinsight.org
Sponsored by: Mass Insight Education, www.massinsight.org  & Bridgewater State University, www.bridgew.edu

EXPLORING COMPUTER SCIENCE - FRAMINGHAM
Date: July 24-28 (plus 4 Saturday sessions during the school year)
Time: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: Framingham State University
More info: http://mecsp.org
Apply: https://goo.gl/forms/IzwLxAExJBVW1JWn1
Deadline: Rolling
Stipends & PDPs available

LEGO ROBOTICS FOR EDUCATORS II 
Date: July 24-28
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Audience: Teachers of grades 5-7 with no prior LEGO experience
Fee: $525 
PDPs: 37
More info: https://www.wpi.edu/academics/stem-education-center/professional-development/center
Registerhttp://web.wpi.edu/academics/stem/summerpd-regform.html
Contact:  Mia Dubosarsky, mdubosarsky@wpi.edu and Shannon Skavis, smskavis@wpi.edu

MAKERSPACE WORKSHOP
Date: July 26-27
Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: Tufts University Center for Engineering Education and Outreach, Medford
Fee: $275
Register: tiny.cc/summermakerspace
Pay: tiny.cc/summerteacherpay
Sponsored by: Tufts Center for Engineering Education and Outreach, ceeo.tufts.edu

MIT MASTER TRAINERS PROGRAM IN EDUCATIONAL MOBILE COMPUTING
Date: July 31 – August 2
Time: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: MIT, Cambridge
Fee: $3,500
PDPs: 1.9
Food: Breakfast is provided daily
More info: http://professional.mit.edu/programs/short-programs/educational-mobile-computing
Register: http://professional.mit.edu/programs/short-programs/educational-mobile-computing
Deadline: April 7
Contact: Josh Sheldon, jsheldon@mit.edu 
Sponsored by: MIT App Inventor, www.appinventor.mit.edu

AP COMPUTER SCIENCE PRINCIPLES
Date: July 31 – August 4
Time: Mon: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Tues/Wed/Thu: 8:30 .am. – 4:30 p.m., Fri: 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Location: Bridgewater State University
Fee: $1,250 or $1,475 with housing
PDPs: 35
Food: Meals provided
More info: http://www.massinsight.org/2017summer/  
Register: http://eventreg.collegeboard.org/events/mass-insight-education-2017-summer-institute-july-31-august-4-/event-summary-e91704b254264423b9c699b41180022d.aspx
Deadline: beginning of July
Contact: Jessica Wilson, Program Coordinator, jwilson@massinsight.org
Sponsored by: Mass Insight Education, www.massinsight.org  & Bridgewater State University, www.bridgew.edu

COMPUTER MODELING CAN DO WHAT? MEETING YOUR CURRICULUM GOALS WITH IMAGINATION TOOLBOX 2017
Date: July 31 – August 4
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: Coyle-Cassidy School, Taunton, MA
Fee: $350
PDPs: 30
More info: http://mits.org/summer-2017-opportunity-computer-modeling-institute/
Register: https://museuminstituteforteachingscience.wufoo.com/forms/r3i2aaj0pb1165/
Contact: Brianna Wilkinson, Assistant Education Director, Museum Institute for Teaching Science, bwilkinson@mits.org

EXPLORING COMPUTER SCIENCE - HOLYOKE*
Date: July 31 – August 4 (plus 4 Saturday sessions during the school year)
Time: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: MGHPCC, Holyoke
More info: http://mecsp.org
Apply: https://goo.gl/forms/IzwLxAExJBVW1JWn1
Deadline: Rolling
Stipends & PDPs available

LEGO ROBOTICS FOR EDUCATORS II 
Date: July 31 – August 4
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Audience: Teachers of grades 5-7 with no prior LEGO experience
Fee: $525 
PDPs: 37
More info: https://www.wpi.edu/academics/stem-education-center/professional-development/center
Registerhttp://web.wpi.edu/academics/stem/summerpd-regform.html
Contact:  Mia Dubosarsky, mdubosarsky@wpi.edu and Shannon Skavis, smskavis@wpi.edu

MICROCONTROLLER LABS & ACTIVITIES (RASPBERRY PI, ARDUINO, MICROBITS)
Date: July 31 - August 4
Time: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday-Thursday & 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m on Friday
Location: UMass Boston
Fee: $0
Audience: High school and community college educators
More info/registerhttp://batec.org/summer-institute-2017/
Sponsored by: BATEC (Broadening Advanced Technological Education Connections) Summer Institute, http://batec.org

EXPLORING COMPUTER SCIENCE - BOSTON
Date: August 7-11 (plus 4 Saturday sessions during the school year)
Time: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: UMass Boston
More info: http://mecsp.org
Apply: https://goo.gl/forms/IzwLxAExJBVW1JWn1
Deadline: Rolling
Stipends & PDPs available

SUMMER LEGO ENGINEERING INSTITUTE FOR EDUCATORS
Date: August 7-11
Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: Tufts University Center for Engineering Education and Outreach, Medford
Fee: $650
Audience: K-12 educators, beginner Mindstorms EV3
PDPs: 30
Food: None provided
More infotiny.cc/ceeowksps
Registertiny.cc/ceeowksps
Deadline: August 6
Sponsored by: Tufts Center for Engineering Education and Outreach, ceeo.tufts.edu

COMPUTATIONAL THINKING & CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING
Date: August 7-11
Time: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday-Thursday & 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m on Friday
Location: UMass Boston
Fee: $0
Audience: High school and community college educators
More info/registerhttp://batec.org/summer-institute-2017/
Sponsored by: BATEC (Broadening Advanced Technological Education Connectins) Summer Institute, http://batec.org

MICROCONTROLLER LABS & ACTIVITIES (RASPBERRY PI, ARDUINO, MICROBITS)
Date: August 7-11
Time: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday-Thursday & 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m on Friday
Location: UMass Boston
Fee: $0
Audience: High school and community college educators
More info/registerhttp://batec.org/summer-institute-2017/
Sponsored by: BATEC (Broadening Advanced Technological Education Connections) Summer Institute, http://batec.org

EMC DATA SCIENCE
Date: August 7-11
Time: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday-Thursday & 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m on Friday
Location: UMass Boston
Fee: $0
Audience: High school and community college educators
More info/registerhttp://batec.org/summer-institute-2017/
Sponsored by: BATEC (Broadening Advanced Technological Education Connections) Summer Institute, http://batec.org

VEX ROBOTICS FOR EDUCATORS
Date: August 7-11
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Audience: Teachers of grades 5-12 with or without prior VEX Robotics experience
Fee: $525 
PDPs: 37
More info: https://www.wpi.edu/academics/stem-education-center/professional-development/center
Registerhttp://web.wpi.edu/academics/stem/summerpd-regform.html
Contact:  Mia Dubosarsky, mdubosarsky@wpi.edu and Shannon Skavis, smskavis@wpi.edu

SUMMER LEGO ENGINEERING INSTITUTE FOR EDUCATORS
Date: August 14-18
Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: Tufts University Center for Engineering Education and Outreach, Medford
Fee: $650
Audience: K-12 educators, intermediate Mindstorms EV3
PDPs: 30
Food: None provided
More infotiny.cc/ceeowksps
Registertiny.cc/ceeowksps
Deadline: August 6
Sponsored by: Tufts Center for Engineering Education and Outreach, ceeo.tufts.edu

CODE STUDIO WORKSHOP - CODE.ORG K-5 CURRICULUM
Date: August 18
Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: EDC Waltham
Fee: $0
Food: Breakfast, lunch
Register: https://studio.code.org/pd/workshops/1533/enroll 
Contact: Maria Litvin, litvin@pd.code.org 
Sponsored by: Code.org, https://code.org/professional-development-workshops

*Sponsored by CAITE/ECEP