Work-Based Learning for CS Professional Development For SY 2021-22

URI Provides Professional Development that prepares a certified teacher to deliver the Work-Based Learning for CS course.

  • The PD assumes the teacher has or is participating in the URI Intro to Computing & Data Science program (or similar CS program).
  • The PD makes no other assumptions about the background of the teacher, except that they are willing to learn.
  • The PD includes all curricular materials necessary to teach the course.
  • Scholarships will be made available for some teachers accepted into this program to attend the PD at no cost, however, if you are not eligible to receive a scholarship there may be a program fee. All applications will be reviewed for scholarship eligibility.
  • Applications extended until June 1, 2021! You will receive notification by June 10, 2021 regarding your application status.
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2021/22 PD Schedule:

URI offers one PD training for the 2021-22 school year. It is comprised of a 5-day Summer Workshop, two follow-up workshops, and additional online training. Those doing this PD must attend all sessions in this schedule.

Topic Date Time Where
5-Day Summer Workshop: Teaching Work-Based Learning for CS Mon July 19, 2021 - Fri July 23, 2021 8:30a - 4:30p each day Virtual
Follow-up Workshop 1 Wed Dec 1, 2021 3pm - 6pm Virtual
Follow-up Workshop 2 Wed May 25, 2022 3pm - 6pm Virtual

Meeting dates/times are subject to change - please check this page for updates.

In the event that a workshop needs to be rescheduled (due to weather or other unforeseen event), makeup workshops will be held one week after the original workshop date.