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VIRTUAL - CS Principles 2020-2021 Professional Learning Program

VIRTUAL - CS Principles 2020-2021 Professional Learning Program

Date and Time

July 13, 2020 - July 24, 2020

Registration Closes: June 22, 2020, midnight


See list of cohorts/dates.

Event Address



Contact NameDr. Sheryl Roehl

Contact Phone361-571-4153


Event Description

Please note that this is an informational page. The provided link will take you to the application.

We will host this event as an interactive virtual training.

Designed for 9-12 grade students, Computer Science Principles introduces students to the foundational concepts of computer science and challenges them to explore how computing and technology can impact the world. The curriculum is flexible to be taught as a normal course or as an AP course. CS Principles complements CS Discoveries with a deeper focus on concepts such as how the internet works and the societal impacts of computer science. The course works for beginners and students with experience in our other courses.

By enrolling in this program, you commit to attending your 5-day virtual summer workshop, four 1-day or eight virtual workshops during the academic year, teaching the curriculum in the 2020-21 school year and supporting the recruitment and enrollment of a diverse group of students in the course, representative of the school's student population.


Eligible Applicants

Participants must complete the application process and be accepted to this cohort.


(The Register button at the bottom of this page will take you to the application as well ;-)

Questions about the program? Please email Dr. Sheryl Roehl at



- Austin, TX:  July 13-17, 2020

- Dallas/Fort Worth area, TX:  July 13-17, 2020

- El Paso, TX:  July 20-24, 2020

- Rio Grande Valley, TX:  July 20-24, 2020

- San Antonio, TX:  July 13-17, 2020

**Follow-up training dates for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 for these cohorts are TBD.

Cost & Scholarship Opportunity

A limited amount of scholarships are available to teachers who qualify and are accepted into the program for Computer Science Discoveries workshops. After your application is reviewed, you will be told if you are eligible to receive a scholarship and what it entails. If you don’t meet the requirements to attend at no cost, the program is still only $1,500 per teacher, which is a 50% discount off the national cost thanks to our generous supporters at

- Registration fees cover training materials.
- Payments are due before the program starts.
- Refunds will not be issued for cancellations or those not in attendance.

Scholarship Opportunity - Priority given to teachers in rural districts. 
Certificates of Participation 
CPE credits are 35 for the 5-day local summer workshop, 28 for the follow ups for a total of 63.

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Virtual event. Agenda will be added here soon.


July 13-17, 2020  OR  July 20-24, 2020 (according to listed cohorts)

- 5-Day Summer Workshop (Monday-Friday) in July.

- Four 1-Day or Eight Virtual Follow-up Sessions: Dates TBD.

Getting There


Personal License

External Registration


Registration for this event occurs on a website external to UTakeIt.