PDE PAsmart 7-12 Praxis Prep

Session Dates

Monday February 01, 2021
Wednesday June 30, 2021

This event is by invitation only. You must have a registration key in order to register.

This training engages PAsmart Targeted Grant middle/high school educators in activities to develop Computer Science (CS) content area knowledge and skills. With support from facilitators, participants will engage in self-paced activities via the online We_Teach CS program.


At the conclusion of this training participants will be able to:

  • Provide examples of how computing fosters innovation and collaboration in society.
  • Identify obstacles of equal access to computing among different groups.
  • Utilize abstraction, pattern recognition, problem decomposition, and number base conversion to create and analyze algorithms.
  • Apply knowledge of programming control structures, standard operators, variables, correctness, extensibility, modifiability, and reusability in the creation and modification of computer programs.

Target Audience

Educators who currently are or will soon be teaching a middle or high school level computer science course in an LEA that received a PAsmart Targeted Grant.

Topics Covered: STEM

Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this event. Contact: Sadie Hetrick, at 717-901-2273, or shetrick@pattan.net.

Event Info

Event Type:

On-line Courses

Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit


PaTTAN Educational Consultant

Event Contact:


Sadie Hetrick

Content Contact:

Sara Frey