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

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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.

 

May 2

Phillips Academy, Andover
Code.org K-5 Workshop
Registration fee: n/a
To register: http://code.org/professional-development-workshops/4823476
For more information: http://code.org/professional-development-workshops/4823476
Sponsored by: Code.org

 

May 2  
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Mass. Green High Performance Computing Center, Holyoke
Code.org K-5 Workshop
Registration fee: n/a
To register: http://code.org/professional-development-workshops/4875682
For more information: http://code.org/professional-development-workshops/4875682
Sponsored by: Code.org   

 

May 9

Kennedy-Longfellow School, Cambridge
Scratch Educator's Meetup
Registration fee: n/a
To register: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/cambridge-scratch-educators-meetup-tickets-13498722041
For more information:http://www.eventbrite.com/e/cambridge-scratch-educators-meetup-tickets-13498722041
Sponsored by: ScratchEd Team

 

May 9  
8:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Mass. Green High Performance Computing Center, Holyoke
Scratch Meetup for Educators
For more information and to register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/scratch-meetup-for-educators-tickets-16519827248
Sponsored by: CAITE, CSTA of Western MA, MGHPCC

 

May 29
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
 
Education Development Center, Waltham
An Introduction to “The Beauty and Joy of Computing,” an AP Computer (CS) Principles Course in 2016
Registration fee: n/a
RSVP to Mari Dobson: mdobson@edc.org
For more information: contact Mari Dobson, mdobson@edc.org or Kelly Powers, kelpowers@gmail.com

 

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

UMass Amherst, Amherst
Code.org K-5 Workshop
Registration fee: n/a
To register: http://code.org/professional-development-workshops/4875693
For more information: http://code.org/professional-development-workshops/4875693
Sponsored by: Code.org   

 

June 6

Kennedy-Longfellow School, Cambridge
Scratch Educator's Meetup
Registration fee: n/a
To register: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/cambridge-scratch-educators-meetup-tickets-13498722041
For more information:http://www.eventbrite.com/e/cambridge-scratch-educators-meetup-tickets-13498722041
Sponsored by: ScratchEd Team

 

June 11
4:00 a.m -6:30 p.m.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute
TouchTomorrow for Educators
Registration fee: n/a
Registration deadline: June 9 at 5 pm
To register: http://www.wpi.edu/academics/stem/touchtomorrow-educators-reg.html
For more information: http://wp.wpi.edu/touchtomorrow/

 

 

Summer Opportunities in Computing - 2015

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

July 6-10
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester
Advanced LEGO Robotics for Educators
Registration fee: $470 (scholarships might be available)
Application deadline: n/a; space is limited
To register: https://campscui.active.com/orgs/WorcesterPolytechnicInstitute0 - /selectSessions/921301
For more information: https://www.wpi.edu/academics/stem/lego-robotics-educators.html or email Mia Dubosarksy mdubosarsky@wpi.edu
Sponsored by: Worcester Polytechnic Institute STEM Education Center


July 12-14

Grapevine, Texas
CSTA Annual Conference
Registration fee: $100 (+ $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 13-15
8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Framingham State University, Framingham
Project GUTS Teacher Workshop
Registration fee: n/a
Application deadline: n/a; space is limited
To register: http://bit.ly/1Gcal2d
For more information: contact Kelly Powers, CSTA Greater Boston, kelpowers@gmail.com and/or Jim Stanton, MassCAN, jstanton@edc.org
Sponsored by: ECEP    

 

July 13-17,
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester
LEGO Robotics for Educators
Registration fee: $470 (scholarships might be available)
Application deadline: n/a; space is limited
To register: https://campscui.active.com/orgs/WorcesterPolytechnicInstitute0 -/selectSessions/921301
For more information: https://www.wpi.edu/academics/stem/lego-robotics-educators.html or email Mia Dubosarksy mdubosarsky@wpi.edu
Sponsored by: Worcester Polytechnic Institute STEM Education Center


July 20 - August 31
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester
Intensive Vex Robotics for Educators
Registration fee: $940
Application deadline: n/a; space is limited
To register: https://campscui.active.com/orgs/WorcesterPolytechnicInstitute0 - /selectSessions/921301
For more information: https://www.wpi.edu/academics/stem/vex-robotics-educators.html or email Mia Dubosarksy mdubosarsky@wpi.edu
Sponsored by: Worcester Polytechnic Institute STEM Education Center


July 21-23

UMass Lowell
Data Science with iSENSE
Registration fee: $100 (15 tickets are available to attend at no cost and 5 tickets for $300 towards hotel stay, courtesy of ECEP)
To register: isensedata2015.eventbrite.com
For more information, email Fred Martin, fredm@cs.uml.edu, or Samantha Michalka, samantha@machinescience.org
Sponsored by: ECEP, UMass Lowell Engaging Computing Group, & Machine Science


July 21-23
8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester
Bio-Simulation
Registration fee: $75
To register: http://www.wpi.edu/Images/CMS/K12/Bio-Simulation_Registration_with_NSF_logo.pdf
For more information, http://www.wpi.edu/academics/stem/biosimpd.html or contact Shari Weaver, sweaver@wpi.edu or call 508-831-4888.
Sponsored by: ECEP , WPI Life Sciences and Bioengineering STEM Education Center

 

July 27
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Collaborative for Educational Services, Northampton
PD in 3D – Using Minecraft to Engage Students
Registration fee: $100 for member districts, $110 for nonmember districts
Application deadline: online registration closes on July 10 at 4:30pm
To register: http://www.collaborative.org/events-and-courses/pd-3d-using-minecraft-engage-students
For more information: contact Ashley Barton, email abarton@collaborative.org or call 413.586.4900 x5935
Sponsored by: Collaborative for Educational Services    

 

July 27-31
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Bridgewater State University, Bridgwater
Mass Insight Education Advance Placement (AP) and Pre-AP Summer Institute
Registration fee: see site for details
To register: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/2015-mass-insight-education-bridgewater-state-university-appre-ap-summer-institute-tickets-15469244928
For more information: http://www.massinsight.org/mmsi/events/ or email mmsi@massinsight.org
Sponsored by: Mass Insight Education   

 

August 3 - 7
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester
Vex Robotics for Educators
Registration fee: $470 (scholarships might be available)
Application deadline: n/a; space is limited
To register: https://campscui.active.com/orgs/WorcesterPolytechnicInstitute0#/selectSessions/921301
For more information: https://www.wpi.edu/academics/stem/vex-robotics-educators.html or email Mia Dubosarksy mdubosarsky@wpi.edu
Sponsored by: Worcester Polytechnic Institute STEM Education Center

 

August 3-7 (Holyoke and Framingham State University)
August 10-14 (Greater Boston)

Boston, Holyoke, and Framingham
Exploring Computer Science Summer PD Workshop
To register: Workshops for this summer are full. 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

 

August 10-12
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Collaborative for Educational Services, Northampton
Scratch and Supporting Student Learning in all Disciplines
Registration fee: $300 for member districts, $330 for nonmember districts
Application deadline: online registration closes on July 10 at 4:30pm
To register: http://www.collaborative.org/events-and-courses/scratch-and-supporting-student-learning-all-disciplines
For more information: contact Ashley Barton, email abarton@collaborative.org or call 413.586.4900 x5935
Sponsored by: Collaborative for Educational Services    

 

August 10-12
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Framingham State University
Bootstrap: Videogame Programming with Algebra
Registration fee: $100, includes breakfast and lunch and teacher materials
Registration deadline: August 9, 2015
To register: http://bit.ly/1cXZhKe
For more information: contact Emma Youndtsmith, Emma@bootstrapworld.org
Sponsored by: ECEP 

 

August 10-14
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

UMass Boston
BATEC Summer Institute
Courses: Advanced HTML 5 CSS Specialist, Android Development, Culturally Situated Design Tools, Data Science and Big Data Analytics, Ethical Hacking, Linux Essentials, Moving Beyond the Lecture, Oracle, Python, Ruby on Rails
For more information and to register: http://batec.org/SI2015/ or contact Katie McGueary at mailto:katie.mcgeary@umb.edu
Sponsored by: BATEC    

 

August 13
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Collaborative for Educational Services, Northampton
Introduction to Coding: A Hands-on Guide to Building Apps
Registration fee: $100 for member districts, $110 for nonmember districts
Application deadline: online registration closes on July 10 at 4:30pm
To register: http://www.collaborative.org/events-and-courses/introduction-coding-hands-guide-building-apps
For more information: contact Ashley Barton, email abarton@collaborative.org or call 413.586.4900 x5935
Sponsored by: Collaborative for Educational Services    

 

August 15 and 22
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Mount Holyoke College
Robotics Workshops for K-12 Teachers
Registration fee: $200 for one session (Aug 15) or $350 for both sessions (Aug 15 & 22) 
Application deadline: n/a; space is limited
To register: https://www.mtholyoke.edu/professional-graduate/courses/summer-workshops
For more information, contact Ashley DeFlumere: deflu20a@mtholyoke.edu
Sponsored by: Tech@Mount Holyoke