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December 17, 2017
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APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2018 WeTeach_CS COLLABORATIVE ARE NOW OPEN!

The Region 2 WeTeach_CS Collaborative (WTCS) is a cohort of like-minded educators with the goal of improving K-12 education through innovative curriculum. WTCS provides intensive and sustained professional development for Texas teachers in the area of Computer Science, Coding, Programming, and Computational Thinking.  The purpose is to support current Computer Science and STEM teachers and increase the overall number of certified Computer Science teachers in Region 2, in support of the nation’s CS for All initiative. The ESC, Region 2 was awarded the 2017 WeTeach_CS Collaborative grant from the Center for STEM Education at The University of Texas at Austin.


Thinking of Applying?

We are hosting a webinar on December 14th at 3:30 pm. Register here and join us online! Missed the live event? Access the recording here.

An informational packet available for viewing and downloading at goo.gl/P5TZDh .

More information can also be found on the WeTeach_CS website at https://www.weteachcs.org/ .

Please reach out to Janelle Reyes at janelle.reyes@esc2.us if you have any questions, comments, or concerns about the program or about the application process.


Ready to Apply?

The deadline for application submission is 11:59 PM on Friday, January 5th, 2018


Step 1 Review the application packet and have your information ready to enter into the online form.

Step 2 Discuss WeTeach_CS with a campus and district administrator and make sure you have their support. They will need to sign the commitment form, and you will need to upload it as part of the application process.

Step 3 Be prepared to answer the following prompt:

"Why should YOU be chosen as a member of the Regional Collaborative?"

The maximum response length is 2000 characters, which is approximately 300 words.

Step 4 Complete and submit your online application at  goo.gl/SZnLLc.


Serious applicants should consider registering for the free course titled, Foundations of Computer Science for Teachers. We strongly suggest that you register here beginning December 4th.  The course begins in early January, and it is free!


The deadline for application submission is 11:59 PM on Friday, January 5th, 2018

Notification of acceptance into the collaborative will be made by Monday, January 15, 2018.     

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