Arkansas Department of Education Division of Elementary and Secondary Education Computer Science and Computing 2021 Summer Professional Development Schedule

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The Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) Office of Computer Science is pleased to announce the 2021 Summer Professional Development Schedule.

The Arkansas Computer Science Specialists will deliver the following six professional development offerings online:

  • K - 4 Introduction to Computer Science (2 days / 12 hours)
  • K - 4 Deeper Dive Into Computer Science  (2 days / 12 hours)
  • 5 - 8 Introduction to Computer Science  (2 days / 12 hours)
  • 5 - 8 Deeper Dive Into Computer Science  (2 days / 12 hours)
  • 7 - 8 Coding Block  (2 days / 12 hours)
  • Coding Block Resources (2 days / 12 hours)
  • K-8 Lead Teacher Training (5 days / 30 hours)
  • Advanced Cybersecurity (3 days / 18 hours)
  • Advanced Networking (3 days / 18 hours)
  • Advanced Python Programming (3 days / 18 hours)
  • Advanced Java Programming (3 days / 18 hours)
  • High School Computer Science and Certification Preparation (5 days / 30 hours) - This training provides a secondary licensed teacher, in any content area, with an approval code to teach the Arkansas High School Computer Science Courses. 

Full descriptions of these offerings can be read at:

A list of scheduled offerings with registration information is available at:

Additional offerings or sessions may be scheduled as developed or necessary; any additional offerings or sessions will be listed at:


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