Why Learn to Teach Computer Science?

  • 58% of all new STEM jobs are ACTUALLY computing jobs — there are 500,000 current openings!
  • 54% of students enjoy computer science!
  • Solving the diversity problem in tech begins with equity-oriented K-12 computing courses
  • Computing is foundational in today’s data-driven society — for any career path!

Why Choose This CS Education Certificate Program?

  • Start any time: No waiting for the next term or year.
  • Self-Paced: Don’t give up family, personal or work commitments.  Work when you have time, stop when you are busy, and pick up right where you left off later.
  • Apply immediately in your classroom:  Don’t take courses designed for tech field workers!  Learn in courses designed to meet teachers’ needs and take course experiences directly into your classroom.
  • Succeed even without prior experience: Engage with constructivist learning experiences, not lecture.   Learn with techniques you can use with your students.  Re-engage until you are happy with your learning.
  • AP CS Principles: Prepare to support students in the AP CS Principles Explore and Create Tasks.
  • Pay Less: Pay $2,640 compared to online or in-person programs offered on a fixed schedule ($3,000-$8,000).

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