Skip to content

Computer Science PD Week

The Who, What, Where & Why of CS PD Week!

CS PD WeekThis year, Computer Science Professional Development Week (CS PD Week) will be June 12 – 16, 2023 at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls. The week will be an opportunity for educators across the state to gather together, participate in professional learning to help to expand computer science learning and be shown appreciation. 

Organizers are working to take away common barriers to joining this in-person event, including providing stipends, lodging and several meals during the week.  

Date: June 12 – 16, 2023 (Check-in begins June 11)

Location: University of Northern Iowa

Invited Audience: PreK-12 educators, coaches & administrators employed by accredited public & nonpublic districts in Iowa

A variety of programs are planned for districts that have submitted a computer science plan!

CS PD Week Overview!

If you’re interested in providing input about CS professional learning and receiving updates when details about sessions and funding are available, complete this Iowa Computer Science PD Interest Form if you haven’t already.

CS PD Week is Designed to:

Support State & K-12 District Computer Science Plans

  • State: deliver computer science educator development and training opportunities in person whenever possible
  • District: provide PD to help meet district plan goals and action steps

Provide Equitable Access to Computer Science PD Across the State

  • Helps meet minimum participant requirements for high-interest programs

Computer Science PD Needs Interest Form Data

  • 400+ Responses from K-12 educators, instructional coaches and administrators

PD Themes

  • Curriculum
  • Physical Computing
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Content Integration
  • Cybersecurity
  • Counselors, Coaches, Administrators

Contact Your AEA Consultant with Questions

Central Rivers AEA
Michelle Meier
Grant Wood AEA
Corey Rogers
Great Prairie AEA
Seth Denney
Green Hills AEA
Heather Lundquist
Heartland AEA
Marisa Dahl
Keystone AEA
Gertie Monat
Mississippi Bend AEA
Aaron Mauer
Northwest AEA
Tyler Youngers
Prairie Lakes AEA
Torrey Proctor

Planning Team

Iowa Department of Education Iowa's AEAs logo NewBoCo University of Northern Iowa


An independent survey of educators conducted by the Hanover Group showed that schools trust Iowa’s AEAs as agents of change.