Professional Development for Teachers
Spring 2022 Workshops
Spring 2022 workshops: Register Now: Link to Registration
Tuesday, March 22, 2022, 4-5 PM, Robots, Dr. Len Litowitz, Professor and Chair, Department of Applied Engineering, Safety, and Technology, Millersville University, in person at Kean University, Union, NJ
Tuesday, April 5, 2022, Jon Ownby, cyber.org Cybersecurity workshop (elementary)
Tuesday, April 19, 2022, 4-5 PM. Games, Jason Erdriech, Technology, Design and Engineering Educator, Madison Public Schools
Tuesday, April 15, 4-5:15 PM Earth Day workshop, Dr. Dina Rosen (elementary); Climate Change and Bee Bots!
REGISTER NOW: Link to Registration!
Fall 2021 Kean CS Hub K-8 Educator Workshops
Diane Horvath is leading our virtual Micro:bit sessions, together with Ellen Fishter.
K-8 Educator Workshops, taught by Ellen Fishter, Diane Hovath and Jim Novotny
Teachers attending the workshop will receive a $50 Amazon Gift Card as a stipend. Post-workshop, participants who submit a lesson plan supporting the NJ new K-8 CS standards, for review, acceptance, and inclusion in our public repository for use by other teachers, will receive an additional stipend. Workshop space is limited.
Register for workshops here.
September 28, 2021 4:00PM - 5:00PM ET Bee-bots! In person at Kean University, Union, NJ
CMU Academy resources
As of now all June 21 - 23 and July 19 - 21 sessions are full and don't accept any participants. Don't wait to register for August 2-4 here: https://forms.gle/u1Fm4dazRn4hUzUB8. Make sure to request teacher account in advance.
AP CS Principles program Offered on September 8 - June 8, 2021
Our K 3-5 Lending Library Workshops are offered by Professional teachers
Ellen Fishter is currently employed by the Livingston Public School district as a Technology Coach and Innovation/STEAM teacher. In addition, she teaches high school students Personal Financial Literacy (online) and holds a general business education teaching certificate. Ellen has led numerous professional development sessions on educational technology and assisted in the development of Livingston's STEAM curriculum encompassing the NJ K-8 Computer Science Standards. When she is not working, Ellen enjoys biking, hiking, sewing, and the beach.
Diane Horvath, M. Ed
Diane Horvath is currently a Technology/ MakerEd Integration Specialist at Blake Middle School in Medfield Public Schools (MA) and a former Special Educator of students with moderate disabilities at the elementary level. Her mission is to explore ways of bringing accessible creative & innovative learning experiences to students using everyday materials, coding & circuits. The Micro:bit has become the one tool that offers a range of possibilities for all learners delivering a powerful impact when students see their code in their hands! #Micro:bitChampion
micro;bit series workshop sessions Register Here!
September 27, 2021 8am - 11am ET Kick-off!
September 13, 15, 17, 2021 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
October 18, 20, 22, 2021 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
November 15, 17, 19, 2021 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
GIRLS WHO CODE
We are planning to roll out our PRAXIS preparation program in Summer 2022 again. Stay tuned!
School Counselor Cohort
K-2, 3-5, 6-8. 9-12 Grade Band Cohorts
Lending Library Waves