Division of Continuing and Extended Education

Teach CS at CSU | Summer 2024

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As summer approaches, seize the opportunity to enhance your teaching toolkit with professional development in computer science education. In today's rapidly evolving technological landscape, equipping yourself with the latest skills and knowledge is essential to prepare your students for success in the digital age. Whether you're a seasoned educator or new to the field, professional development tailored to teaching computer science will expand your expertise and invigorate your classroom instruction. Discover innovative teaching strategies, explore cutting-edge technologies, and network with like-minded educators passionate about empowering the next generation of digital innovators. Join us this summer and embark on a transformative journey to elevate your teaching and inspire lifelong learning in your students.

No-cost workshops | July and August | In-person on the CSU campus

Attend one of our weeklong professional development workshops for Ohio educators.

June 24-28th OAE Exam Prep Workshop Carolyn Petite Registration
July 8-12th Beauty & Joy of Computing Sparks EDC Registration
July 8-12th Quantum Computing The Coding School Registration
July 29-Aug 2nd Data Science BootstrapWorld Registration
Aug 5-Aug 9th Beauty and Joy of Computing Principles EDC Registration

June 24, 2024-June 28, 2024
Ohio Assessment for Educators (OAE 054)

The Ohio Assessments for Educators (OAE 054) exam aims to evaluate prospective educators' knowledge and skills to ensure they effectively meet the standards required to teach in Ohio's schools. This exam assesses both the content knowledge and teaching abilities necessary for licensure and certification in various educational roles within the state. A teacher takes the Ohio Assessments for Educators (OAE 054) exam to obtain the necessary certification and licensure to teach computer sciences in Ohio. Passing this exam demonstrates that the teacher possesses the requisite knowledge and skills to meet state educational standards and effectively contribute to student learning and development. The workshop meets in person from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, M-F.

July 8-July 12, 2024--EDC
The Beauty and Joy of Computing Sparks

Beauty and Joy of Computing Sparks is an introductory computer science curriculum that takes a unique functional-first approach to engaging all students in powerful ideas of computing from the start. Specially designed for middle grades but with content accessible and attractive for both younger and older students, this workshop will guide educators through the curriculum and support teachers in thinking about implementing it in their schools. The workshop meets in person from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, M-F. EDUCATOR STIPEND AVAILABLE. For more information, email c.franklin@csuohio.edu.

July 8-July 12, 2024--The Coding School
Quantum Computing for High School

The Coding School is the only national provider of Quantum Computing curriculum and content for integration into high school computer science. The workshop will cover related topics, such as AI, cyber security, and IoT. The workshop meets in person from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, M-F.

July 29-August 2, 2024--BootstrapWorld
Data Science for High School

BoostrapWorld is the only provider of an inclusive, integrative model of data science for high school math. The curriculum was uniquely designed for educators to incorporate the concepts and content into their existing curriculum and has been developed by national leaders in computer science and technology-related content for K-12 students. The workshop meets in person from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, M-F.

August 5-August 9, 2024--EDC
CS Principles (AP or non-AP): Beauty and Joy of Computing (BJC)

Beauty and Joy of Computing is an introductory high school computer science curriculum designed to help students experience surprise and delight in what they can create with computers. The College Board endorses the curriculum as an AP CS Principles curriculum, and this workshop will walk teachers through the curriculum and the AP requirements and support them in thinking about growing the CS programs at their schools. The workshop meets in person from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, M-F. EDUCATOR STIPEND AVAILABLE. For more information, email c.franklin@csuohio.edu.