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Mission

We believe that computer science should be offered in every school in Kentucky, grades K-12.  We develop partnerships to create and manage professional development solutions for teachers at every level.

Vision

To be recognized as the leading provider of quality computer science professional development for Kentucky teachers.

What We Do

  • manage the KSTC Code.org Regional Partnership
  • support AdvanceKentucky AP Computer Science Teachers

 

Professional Learning Opportunities

Whether you are new to teaching computer science (CS) or have experience teaching other CS courses, the AdvanceKentucky Professional Learning Program is designed to promote growth by providing space for you to become familiar with curricular materials, CS content, and pedagogy.  The program supports teachers with diverse teaching backgrounds as they prepare to teacher either of the following courses:

Computer Science Principles for Grades 10-12

For high school teachers, grades 10-12, AdvanceKentucky offers intensive, high quality professional development for the Code.org CS Principles curriculum.  Applications for the 2019-20 school year are now open.

Learn More about CS Principles

 

Computer Science Discoveries for Grades 6-10

For middle school teachers, grades 6-9, AdvanceKentucky offers intensive, high quality professional development for the Code.org CS Discoveries curriculum.  Applications for the 2019-20 school year are now open.

Learn More about CS Discoveries


Computer Science Fundamentals for Grades K-5

For elementary school teachers, grades K-5, AdvanceKentucky offers high quality, one-day professional development for the Code.org CS Fundamentals curriculum.  Workshops can be brought to schools and school districts at no cost or teachers may sign up for public workshops offered in Kentucky using the Code.org website.

Learn More

Latest News

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January 29, 2019 - Fayette County Public Schools was recognized by Charter Communications and AdvanceKentucky for their commitment to the expansion of computer science throughout the district at the Academies at Bryan Station in Lexington on January 15, 2019.  Ten (10) Computer Science t

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Applications for the 2019-20 school year are now open for the AdvanceKentucky Professional Learning Program, in cooperation with Code.org.

Great News!!

AdvanceKentucky has aligned the Kentucky Academic Standards for Computer Science with the Code.org curriculum.  For a PDF of this standards alignment, click on one of the course links below:

These documents are also available on our resource page.

Professional Learning Opportunity for K-5 Teachers

CS Fundamentals Intro Workshop on November 9 2019

Register for this workshop.