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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

See below for what FREE PD opportunities the Central NJ CS Education Hub has to offer, and register for a workshop today!

New workshops announced for March 2024! Apply today!

Offerings

 Special Administrator-Only Workshop Announcement! 

Navigating Artificial Intelligence in Schools Workshop

If you are an administrator and you are interested in learning more about how AI can impact your school, you do not want to miss this workshop. Teachers, feel free to share this workshop opportunity with your administrator. Seats for this workshop are VERY limited. Apply quickly!

This workshop is designed for school administrators interested in exploring the potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in education. Participants will explore how AI can transform classroom learning experiences, optimize administrative operations, and enhance community engagement. We’ll also discuss the unique challenges and concerns administrators, teachers, staff, students, and parents face when employing emerging AI tools.

Date: March 9, 2024
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: The College of New Jersey
Facilitator: Professor John Kuiphoff
Cost: Free! Stipend of $150 eligibility for attendance

Online Class

GRADES K-5 PD

All below workshops are free for ALL NEW JERSEY TEACHERS, with eligibility for receiving a STIPEND for attending! Seats are extremely limited, so apply for a seat as soon as possible (application at the bottom of the page). Once your application is accepted, you must RSVP and lock in your seat, attend the session in full, and you will be eligible receive a stipend for your attendance and participation. You may only attend the same workshop once (i.e. You cannot attend CSF once in September 2023, and once in January 2024 to receive two stipends). One seat per participant. Become a partner district, and receive priority access to all workshops and stipend seats.

How to Create a CS After-School Program at Your Elementary School (Gr. K-5)

Implement an after-school elementary school computer science program at your school!

March 2, 2024, 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

The After School Computer Science Framework is a PD session targeted at individuals who are looking to involve computer science at their school at an informal after-school level. Learn activities and techniques to get students interested in computer science at a wide range of material and technology levels. This is targeted at Elementary School level teachers and administrators who are looking for a first timer, beginner-level step of bringing an after-school CS club to their schools.

Teacher Assisting a Student

GRADES 6-12 PD

All below workshops are free for ALL NEW JERSEY TEACHERS, with eligibility for receiving a STIPEND for attending! Seats are extremely limited, so apply for a seat as soon as possible (application at the bottom of the page). Once your application is accepted, you must RSVP and lock in your seat, attend the session in full, and you will be eligible to receive a stipend for your attendance and participation. You may only attend the same workshop once (i.e. You cannot attend CSF once in September 2023, and once in January 2024 to receive two stipends). One seat per participant. Become a partner district, and receive priority access to all workshops and stipend seats.​

How to Create a CS After-School Program at Your Middle School (Gr. 6-8)

Implement an after-school middle school computer science program at your school!

March 9, 2024, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

  • Located in-person at TCNJ

  • Receive $300 stipend for attending session in full.

  • Led by Jake Stein

The After School Computer Science Framework is a PD session targeted at individuals who are looking to involve computer science at their school at an informal after-school level. Learn activities and techniques to get students interested in computer science at a wide range of material and technology levels. This is targeted at Middle School level teachers and administrators who are looking for a first timer, beginner-level step of bringing an after-school CS club to their schools.

How to Create a CS After-School Program at Your High School (Gr. 9-12)

Implement an after-school high school computer science program at your school!

March 2, 2024, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

  • Located in-person at TCNJ

  • Receive $300 stipend for attending session in full.

  • Led by Dalton Fowler and Kathleen Effner

The After School Computer Science Framework is a PD session targeted at individuals who are looking to involve computer science at their school at an informal after-school level. Learn activities and techniques to get students interested in computer science at a wide range of material and technology levels. This is targeted at High School level teachers and administrators who are looking for a first timer, beginner-level step of bringing an after-school CS club to their schools.

Digital Gadgets

PRAXIS REVIEW & AP TEST

Praxis Review

Praxis test reimbursement and pre-paid Praxis practice tests available. Inquire with the Hub at turner25@tcnj.edu to learn more about how to access these materials and funds.

AP Test Reimbursement

CS AP test reimbursement committed to schools offering AP CSA or AP CSP for the first time this year.​ Inquire with the Hub at turner25@tcnj.edu to let us know that you are interested and eligible for AP Test reimbursement for your students.

Pupils during break

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS

After School Elementary School (Gr. K-5) CS Program:

  • Workshop announced above

After School High School (Gr. 9-12) CS Program:

  • Workshop announced above

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Seats for PD sessions are limited; be sure to apply today to access a seat! View the dropdown menu for PD Sessions to view announced and available sessions.

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