CS Principles Teacher Professional Development

Computer Science Principles (can be taught as an AP course) is a higher-level introductory course for 9th-12th grade students that introduces students to the foundational concepts of computer science while challenging them to explore how computing and technology can impact the world. No prior computer science background is necessary for students or teachers.  FREE for teachers from qualifying districts.

Hosted by Oklahoma Public School Resource Center

The CS Principles curriculum is recommended for high school students (grades 9-12) as a full-year offering. This professional learning program is provided by and the Oklahoma Public School Resource Center, with support from Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance. 

Dates:  July 12-16, 2021 with 4 follow-up sessions during the school year

Benefits:  Learn from and with other educators in CS!  Upon full attendance and completion of all deliverables, participating teachers will receive a stipend and additonal classroom materials to support curriculum implementation. 

Cost: FREE for most schools, through scholarships provided by and generous local funders.  In general, you will qualify for a scholarship if:

  • You are from a school with a minimum free and reduced lunch rate of 50% (non-rural) or 40% (rural),
  • or have a minimum underrepresented minority student population of 50%,
  • or you teach in a public school within a 50 mile radius of Tulsa.  

For Oklahoma teachers who don’t meet the requirements to attend at no cost, the program is $500 per teacher, which is a discount of more than 80% off the national cost.

The program fee covers the full year-long program including your teaching materials, workshop supplies, and 9 days of professional development.  Upon completion of all program requirements, teachers will receive a stipend for 100% attendance and additional free classroom materials to implement unplugged lessons.

The curriculum, online student learning platform, and access to support from the teacher and community are available to all schools year-round.

Space is limited and applications will close when capacity is met.  Applications are approved on a rolling basis.  For questions about this workshop, contact or

Date: July 12, 2021 - July 16, 2021

Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.



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Registration close date: July 11, 2021

This event is hosted by: Oklahoma Public School Resource Center

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