Admin and Counselors Training

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Teaching Computer Science - Admin Session

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Date: Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Time: 10-11 am & 5:30-6:30 pm CT (Please attend whichever works for you.)
Session content: Information Session
Location: Virtual (ZOOM)
Registration: Please register for the session you plan to attend through the link below.

10:00-11:00 am Session

5:30-6:30 pm Session

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  • To learn what the AP CS Principles course entails and the resources available for schools to implement the program with their students.
  • To see who is in the room along with the missions of both and the Regional Partner.
  • To learn why it is important for all students to have the opportunity to learn CS.
  • To learn about the teacher training opportunities in the region.
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At a Glance

How to get CS principles into you district
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5 Steps to Bring AP CSP to Your School

The process for bringing computer science to your school or district will vary. We recommend building these 5 steps into your implementation plan.

  • Step 1: Allocate funding
  • Step 2: Make computer science count
  • Step 3: Add CS Principles to the school schedule
  • Step 4: Select and prepare a teacher
  • Step 5: Spread the word

Administrator & Counselor Workshops

Will Address These Questions

STEP 1: Funding
  • How much does it cost to offer AP CS Principles with the curriculum?
  • What technology infrastructure will I need to run the class?
  • How much does it cost to train a teacher?
  • How can I afford to add another discipline and pay for an employee?
STEP 2: Making computer science courses count
  • Is’s AP CS Principles course aligned to any standards?
  • Does computer science count toward a graduation requirement in my state?
  • What course code should I use for AP CS Principles?
  • How can students earn college credit for taking AP CS Principles?
STEP 3: Add CS Principles to the school schedule
  • How much time should be allocated for the CS Principles class?
  • Can AP CS Principles be taught as a semester course?
STEP 4: Select and prepare a teacher
  • Who should I hire to teach AP CS Principles?
  • What qualifications or certifications does a teacher need to teach AP CS Principles?
  • What training will my teacher need?
  • How do I get my teacher enrolled in the Professional Learning Program?
STEP 5: Spread the word
  • Where can I find recruitment resources?

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