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Facilitating with Code.org

Change the face of computer science education - become a Code.org facilitator.

Code.org counts on engaging, committed, and knowledgeable facilitators to develop and support the next generation of computer science (CS) educators.

Applications for the Code.org Facilitator Development Program will open January 14, 2019. If you are interested in joining the program in 2019-2020, please sign up below to receive a reminder when applications open.

Code.org's Facilitator Development Program is a highly-selective professional learning program designed to prepare and support facilitators to deliver quality workshops on Code.org's curriculum.

The Facilitator Development Program application is open to U.S.-based applicants interested in developing as leaders and facilitators for teachers bringing CS education to their students. Preference will be given to applicants who meet or exceed our qualifications (listed below) and priority will be given to applicants who live in a region where Code.org has a Regional Partner or in areas where we are considering future partnerships.
"The two facilitators were OUTSTANDING ... They kept us fully engaged and made sure our needs as learners always came first. I looked forward to their sessions every day."

-- 2018 CS Discoveries Teacher

Qualities of a Code.org Facilitator

We're seeking candidates who demonstrate the following qualities:

Champion for CS Education

  • Enthusiastic supporter of K-12 CS education

Equity-Focused

  • Committed to supporting access to quality CS education for all students
  • Believes all teachers can teach CS

Growth-Minded

  • Demonstrated self-awareness of skills and experiences in which they can improve as a facilitator
  • Strong desire and commitment to develop as a facilitator and leader within the CS education community
  • Willingness to give and receive feedback in a collaborative working environment

Classroom Experience and Knowledgeable about Content

  • Prior or current teaching experience
  • Strong background in curriculum focus area, preferably through past teaching experience with specific course
  • High level of comfort with technology, including virtual meeting tools and experience with Google suite

Engaging Leader

  • Demonstrated empathy for learners with a variety of backgrounds and levels of experience
  • Ability to "think on your feet" and make decisions that are in the best interest of the audience while maintaining fidelity to the program
  • Motivated self-starter

Additional Qualities (preferred)

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively engage and co-lead learning experiences for adults
  • Prior experience as a Code.org facilitator for a different Code.org course

Learn more about the program

Overview

Check out the Facilitator Development Program Overview for details about the program.

Commitments

When participants apply to the program, they must select a curriculum focus area. Program commitments, qualifications, and benefits vary by focus area. Check out the resources below to learn more:

FAQs

Have questions? We have answers!

Check out our FAQs or write to us at facilitators@code.org

Interested in applying?

Applications for the Code.org Facilitator Development Program will open January 14, 2019. If you are interested in joining the program in 2019-2020, please sign up below to receive a reminder when applications open.

In the meantime, be sure to visit our curriculum pages for additional information about our three courses.




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