Professional Development Opportunities
CS First is working with seven professional development organizations around the United States to bring PD workshops to communities of new and existing CS First teachers.
In these hands-on professional development workshops, teachers will:
Review the CS First curriculum
Test drive a CS First class from a student and teacher perspective
Develop a plan of action for teaching CS First in their classrooms
CS First Professional Development Providers
Sacramento County Office of Education [Northern California]
Sacramento County Office of Education aims to ensure all educators in the Greater Sacramento region and across Northern California are receiving quality PD and resources to effectively empower the next generation of student leaders. Visit their registration page to learn more about their PD offerings and upcoming opportunities near you.
CodeVA is an educational nonprofit aimed at promoting computer science education across Virginia and works with teachers, districts and policymakers to reach this goal. Learn more and register for a PD workshop here.
Delaware County Intermediate Unit [Pennsylvania]
Delaware County Intermediate Unit serves educators and students in Pennsylvania to bring them cost-effective career and technical education programs. Visit their events page to learn more about their upcoming PD workshops.
Tierney [Central US]
Tierney specializes in improving outcomes with integrated classroom technology in K-12 schools in the Central States. Learn more about upcoming PD workshops with Tierney via their events portal and register today.
Five-Star Technology Solutions [Midwest]
Five-Star Technology Solutions specializes in tech solutions for K-12 schools in the Midwest while helping them maximize student learning and boost productivity. See their events page to learn about their CS First PD offerings and upcoming workshops.
EdTechTeam [US and Canada]
EdTechTeam is a global network of educational technologists empowering the next generation of educators through technology and effective learning principles. Attend a professional development workshop with EdTechTeam as they tour the United States and Canada providing free CS First trainings.
Mouse [US National]
A national nonprofit based in NYC, Mouse focuses on inspiring students and educators to leverage technology as a force for good. Visit their events site for information on CS First PD sessions and to register today.
No PD opportunities near you?
We are currently working with our PD providers to expand all CS First PD efforts. Fill out this interest form to stay up to date on new in-person CS First trainings and upcoming PD resources.
In the meantime, visit the CS First teacher support page to view online PD training and learn more about CS First.