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.
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.
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.