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Dr. Andrea C. Burrows

College of Education

School of Teacher Education

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307.766.5011

Email: Andrea.Burrows@uwyo.edu

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Upcoming Events

Code.org Professional Development   

Learn how to use an age-appropriate curriculum in a new or existing course.
Elementary, Middle, and High School Teachers 
Fundamentals- One day PD for elementary teachers -
Dates in Spring and Summer - contact us at WyCS@Uwyo.edu
Discoveries- Week-long PD for middle & high school teachers (Level 1)
July 26-30th 2021 
Principles- Week-long PD for middle & high school teachers (Level 2)
July 26-30th 2021 
Signup by emailing WyCS@uwyo.edu

WySLICE Professional Development  

Learn what CS really is and how to embed concepts into your existing classes through a week-long PD near you! Week-long PD for elementary teachers and all librarians to bring CS into already established disciplines for an integrated approach to CS. Openings increase to 80 in 2022.

Session 1: June 21-25th 2021 / Location TBA + Virtual
Session 2: June 28-July 2nd 2021 / Location TBA + Virtual
Participants - Open to K-8 Teachers and School/Public Librarians.

More Details At www.uwyo.edu/WySLICE

 

TACoS: The Artful Craft of Science   

Week-long summer camp for elementary students and teachers with a dedicated computer science rotation. Last year the rotation focused on Micro:bit technology and programming. Funded again (by MilliporeSigma), TACoS is slated to run Summer 2021. 

To express interest contact WyCS@uwyo.edu

Western Regional Noyce Alliance - WRNA

Professional Development for Noyce Scholars available year round. 

Example of a UW Noyce Scholar here.

This program is ONLY available for Noyce Scholars, PIs, or Supporters and targets the Western Region (Wyoming and Colorado).

Express interest by emailing WyCS@uwyo.edu

Microcredentials 

Creating cybersecurity microcredentials for K-12 teachers in Wyoming.

Available year round.

Express interest by emailing WyCS@uwyo.edu 

EPSCOR K-12 Education

K-12 Education Subsection | PI – Burrows | July 2018-2023

The 20M EPSCoR Microbial grant contains a K-12 outreach portion led by Burrows. She coordinates five projects a year for the K-12 subsection including:
1) Art and Science microbe project
2) Secondary science pre-service teacher lesson planning utilizing the Data Discovery Tool
3) Secondary science pre-service teacher microbe lesson/activity implementation in Spring
4) Summer camp session on microbes
5) K-12 teacher professional development regarding microbes, field work, and the Data Discovery Tool

Link: http://www.uwyo.edu/uw/news/2018/07/uws-20-million-microbial-grant-research-projects-underway-this-summer.html 

Express interest by emailing WyCS@uwyo.edu

GenCyber COWPOKES

PI – Borowczak (Lead Instructor) & PI - Burrows (Camp Director) | Slated for Summer 2021

A NSF and NSA funded cybersecurity camp called COWPOKES is Wyoming’s cybersecurity camp champion. With 10 teachers and 60 students in two locations, Laramie and Riverton, the camp branched focus on key cybersecurity principles (outlined by the NSA). It was focused on computer science as much than programming in the cybersecurity realm. The K-12 teachers created K-12 lessons that incorporated computer science and cybersecurity into their classrooms in a variety of subjects. 

Link (NSA/NSF): https://www.gen-cyber.com/

Link (UWyo Camp): https://cowpokes.camp

Express interst by emailing WyCS@uwyo.edu

WySTACK  

6 week paid (6K) & guided research activity in one of four UWYO labs with an opportunity to contribute new knowledge to STEM!

Gain relevant authentic research experience to answer the question "when/who will ever use X" while learning about CS concepts that you can introduce into existing curriculum/materials to address Wyoming State CS Standards & Requirements

Dates: June 14th - July 23rd 2021 / Virtual

Participants:  Open to High School Teachers in Partner Wyoming School Districts

More Details At www.uwyo.edu/WySTACK

Contact Us

SEED

Dr. Andrea C. Burrows

College of Education

School of Teacher Education

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307.766.5011

Email: Andrea.Burrows@uwyo.edu

Find us on Twitter (Link opens a new window)

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