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STEM Teacher Professional Development

Summer 2019 Summer Professional Development Opportunities

Infusing Computing - June 24-27, 2019 

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We are recruiting middle and high school teachers willing to learn and implement new and innovative pedagogies to infuse computer science into their content areas. We’re looking for individual teachers, as well as interdisciplinary, school-based teams of 3-4 teachers to attend one week of PD June 24-27, 2019. Ideally, we are looking for teachers who do not solely teach computer science but are interested in integrating it into their content.  Stipend, food, and travel funds will be provided.

Registration CLOSED

Computer Science Professional Development with - July 2019

We are currently planning the following CS PDs:

Computer Science Principles (grades 9-12)

Rock Hill/Ft. Mill area - July 15-19

Charleston - July 15-19

Columbia area - July 15-19

Florence area - July 22-26 


Computer Science Discoveries (grades 6-9)

Columbia area - July 22-26

Charleston - July 22-26

Apply now:

2018-2019 Professional Development Opportunities

November 17, 2018 - STEM Competition Training

December 1, 2018 - STEM Summit - "Uniting to Advance STEM in SC"

December 8, 2018 - CS Fundamentals Training (grades K-5)

December 15, 2018 - CS Ed Week Celebration - Cookies, Cocoa, and Coding (open to all ages)



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STEM Competition Training Workshop

Time & Location:

  • Saturday, October 20, 2018 Postponed to November 17, 2018
  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • The Citadel, Mark Clark Hall, 171 Moultrie St., Charleston, SC 29409



Lunch will be provided and CEUs available for teachers (plus fun swag)!

To register, please complete this form or contact Ashley Andrews at with any questions or type

Topics Covered:

  1. What is Storm the Citadel - Description, individual events
  2. What is Science Olympiad - Description, individual events, state and national level Science Olympiad
  3. What is KidWind - Description, individual events
  4. Starting a team - Recruiting students, getting other coaches involved, student expectations, parent involvement
  5. Tournament Scoring- Tournament format, blocked events, individual events and team winners.
  6. Event Training - Event manual, rules, practices, strategies, financial matters, resources.
  7. Challenge Time! Teachers will be given hands-on time to try some of the events in order to gain familiarity.

*2019 Storm the Citadel will be held at The Citadel (2/9)

*2019 Regional Competitions will be held at Newberry College (2/23) and The Citadel (3/2)

*2019 South Carolina State Competition will be held at The Citadel (3/16)

*2019 KidWind Competitions will be held at The Citadel (5/11)

STEM Education Summit

Theme: "Uniting to Advance STEM in SC"

Time & Location:

  • Saturday, December 1, 2018
  • 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • The Citadel, Mark Clark Hall, 171 Moultrie St., Charleston, SC 29409

Cost:  $20 (presenters are FREE, scholarships available)

Lunch will be provided and CEUs available for teachers (plus fun swag)!

Parking on campus is free.

Event Description:

We look forward to seeing you on December 1st. The STEM Education Summit will focus on "Uniting to Advance STEM in SC" with sessions and panels on topics such as connecting industry and K-12, STEAM, STEM+Computer Science, STEM competitions (Science Olympiad, KidWind, and Storm the Citadel), examples of project- and problem-based teaching and learning, interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary teaching, and many more. Please consider submitting a proposal to present and share the amazing work you do.

To register, please complete the appropriate form(s) below or contact Ashley Andrews at with any questions:

Participant Registration

Presenter Application

Exhibitor Registration

Pay registration fee via credit card or ACH:

Pay registration fee via check, please mail (and make payable) to:

STEM Center at The Citadel

171 Moultrie St., Capers 301

Charleston, SC 29409

CS Fundamentals Training (grades K-5)

Interested in learning more about computer science and how it can be implemented in your classroom?  Join us for a day of training on December 8, 2018!


LOCATION:  The Citadel, Thompson Hall, Room 228

TIMES: 9am - 4pm  (breakfast starts at 8:30am)

MEALS:  Breakfast and lunch provided - please let Jen ( know if you have any dietary restrictions

PARKING:  Park wherever you can find a space.


Cookies, Cocoa, and Coding

Saturday, December 15, 10am-12pm

In Thompson Hall at The Citadel, 171 Moultrie St, Charleston, SC

The Hour of Code is a global program that has reached millions of students in 180+ countries. Be a part of this terrific program!

Students and parents are invited to come to The Citadel on Saturday, December 15 for coding tutorials and yummy treats including cookies, cocoa and coffee. This FREE event is open to students in grades K-12 and aims to provide students with hands-on computing opportunities. Students will use’s tutorials in order to practice computer science concepts and skills.

Please RSVP using this form (or  by Friday, November 30, 2018.

We hope to see you on December 15th!

Note - Parents will need to complete a permission form for their child upon arrival.

**Information about Summer 2019 Professional Development will be available in January**



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