Iowa’s Computer Science Professional Development Week


Join us for a great week of learning and collaboration with other educators throughout Iowa!  Not only is it FREE to attend, you will EARN a stipend for engaging in professional development!

It’s official!! Iowa’s Computer Science Professional Development Week will begin with a kickoff event on the evening of Sunday, June 11th with professional development happening throughout the week of June 12 - 16, 2023.  All professional development will be held in-person on the University of Northern Iowa campus in Cedar Falls, Iowa.  Now is the time to register for this amazing opportunity sponsored by the Iowa Department of Education,  the Iowa AEAs, UNI, CSTA, and NewBoCo.

WHEN: June 12 - 16, 2023, Kickoff evening of Sunday, June 11th

WHERE: University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls (High School Cybersecurity at Waterloo Career Center)

WHO:  All PreK-12 Educators, Counselors, Instructional Coaches, and Administrators who will be providing or supporting CS instruction in accredited public and non-public schools that have created a computer science plan

WHY: Support state and K-12 district CS plans and provide equitable access to high-quality CS professional development throughout the state

WHAT:  PK-12 Computer Science professional development opportunities ranging from 1 to 5 days in duration from 8:30 - 4:30 each day


What is covered?

  • Stipends: $150/day Monday - Friday (Sunday not included)

  • Lodging:  UNI dorm suites available Sunday - Thursday night

  • Food:  Breakfast & Lunch provided

Expenses not covered:

  • Mileage/Travel expenses

  • Evening meals

  • Cost of licensure renewal or graduate credit if desired

Register for all PD by May 5: links on AEA CS website or go to the registration system and search for CSPD week

  • Registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis with limited capacity so register soon!  If your section is full, please register and you will be put on the waitlist. Registration after the deadline will not guarantee a spot or materials.

Need to get support from your administration?  View admin letter template

More information can be found from the Curriculum Director update.

Not able to attend this summer? Iowa’s CS PD Week will move each summer. In 2022, CS PD week was in Ames and in 2023 will be in Cedar Falls. We are working to schedule 2024 on the west side of Iowa and will share details once finalized.

Questions?  Contact