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

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COM-21-077
Memo Date
2/1/2021
Memo Type
Informational
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Central Administration
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Federal Programs; Superintendents; Assistant Superintendent; Principals; Technology Coordinators; General Business Managers; Teachers; Gifted & Talented Coordinators; Curriculum Coordinators; Bookkeepers; School Counselors; Techstart Coordinators or Contact Name; Equity Coordinators (Disability/Race/Gender/National Origin); Data Stewards (SIS; eSchool; eFinance; TRIAND); District Coordinators (ALE; Homeless; ESOL; SDFS & Foster); Parent Involvement Coordinators/Facilitators; CTE Coordinator (COOPs and regular school districts)

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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 http://bit.ly/CSforARSpecialists 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: http://bit.ly/CSforARPDDes

A list of scheduled offerings with registration information is available at: http://bit.ly/ARCSPD

Additional offerings or sessions may be scheduled as developed or necessary; any additional offerings or sessions will be listed at: http://bit.ly/ARCSPD.

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