Computer Science Professional Development Program

A.R.S. § 15-249.12 established the Computer Science Professional Development Program Fund consisting of monies appropriated by the state legislature, in addition to grants, gift, devices, and donations from any public or private sources. Monies in the fund are continuously appropriated and are exempt from the provisions relating to lapsing of appropriations. Participation in the Computer Science Professional Development Program is limited to the following:

icon dot School Districts and Charter Schools that offer instruction in grades 9 through 12 AND School Districts and Charter Schools that do not currently provide high school computer science instruction.


Applications for the Computer Science Professional Development Program open on September 5, 2018. Applications will be reviewed beginning the week of October 22, 2018 and will continue until all grant applications have been reviewed and/or all grant funds have been awarded. Applications are accepted, reviewed, and approved on a “first come, first-served basis.” It is anticipated that the initial applications that have been approved by the review panel will be presented to the State Board for approval at the December 2018 meeting. School Districts and Charter Schools that participate in the Computer Science Professional Development Program are required to submit an Annual Report by June 1, 2019. The Annual Report will include details related to the following:

  • The outcomes/goals achieved under the program
  • How funds were expended under the program

A rubric has been provided to assist in the completion of the application for this award.

CONTACT INFORMATION

For questions or inquiries regarding
the program please contact
Dr. Jonathan Moore.

For inquires related to funding
within the program, please contact
School Finance.

Resources

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