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Teacher Application Deadline: March 29, 2019

Exploring Computer Science 

A high school introductory course to the world

of computer science and problem solving.

  • ECS aligns with college preparation coursework and Career and Technical Education pathways.

  • Students are introduced to the breadth of Computer Science through an exploration of engaging topics. Problems are contextualized to  be relevant to the lives of today’s students.

  • Stipends of up to $2,800 

  • A Laptop 

  • $250 Supplies Allowance 

  • Mileage reimbursement 

  • Lodging and Meals Provided 

  • Daily ECS Instructional Lesson Plans

ECS Instructional Units 

1. Human Computer Interaction

2. Problem Solving

3. Web Design

4. Introduction to Programming

5. Computing and Data Analysis

6. Robotics

View ECS Curriculum Here!

ECS Requirements/Application
  • One teacher per school; certified Math, Science or Career Tech

  • Schools must commit to offering ECS in the 2019-20 school year and beyond 

For additional information please refer to the Teacher application 

News 
Summer Institute trains Alabama teachers on new computer science curriculum

August 03, 2018

Events
ECS Summer Institute

Tuskegee University 

July 15-19, 2019

ECS Quarterly Professional Development 

Tuskegee University

February 12-13, 2019

ECS Quarterly Professional Development 

Tuskegee University

November 7, 2018

ECS Quarterly Professional Development 

Tuskegee University

October 2, 2018

ECS Summer Institute

Tuskegee University 

July 23-27, 2018

ECS Quarterly Professional Development 

Tuskegee University

February 15 - 16, 2018

ECS Quarterly Professional Development 

Tuskegee University

November 8 - 9, 2017

ECS Summer Institute

Tuskegee University 

July 24-28, 2017

Testimonials

       The lessons are easy to comprehend as well as interesting. They span several disciplines, and there is something in it for all students. This course truly encompasses equity and inquiry.

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— Crystal Johnson, Robert E. Lee High School