IT Exploration 2.0: Training Experiences for Secondary Education Teachers

Over the past several years, the IT Center of Excellence has partnered with teachers and schools across Minnesota to offer a unique introductory course intended to give high school students exposure to the IT-related careers and educational pathways available to them.  A new and improved version of the IT Exploration curriculum was recently launched.  The course content, online tools, and exercises is now offered on an educational platform provided through a partnership with Minnesota-based STEM Fuse. Learn more about this innovative IT Exploration curriculum.

Learn to Teach IT Exploration 2.0 – In-person Training

Are you new to IT Exploration, or an experienced IT Exploration teacher in need of a refresher,  or are interested in learning more in-depth information about one or more of the modules?  Multiple trainers will allow for varied training needs to be met. The training will help you to utilize the curriculum and user-friendly platform.  It is designed to be hands-on, and you will experience first-hand how easy it can be to provide instruction and lead exercises and assignments related to each of the topic areas using the STEM Fuse platform.

New participants will be introduced to the five modules: Application Development, System Administration, Security, Analytics, and Game Design through hands-on learning. Experienced users will go deeper in areas of interest.

By completing the daylong training, you will earn 6 CEUs.

January 10, 2018

Minnesota State – IT Center of Excellence
1380 Energy Lane, Suite 104
St. Paul, MN 55108

Note: The daylong training is FREE and includes lunch.  Any substitute teacher, transportation, or hotel expenses are the responsibility of the teacher/school.

Registration deadline is Thursday, January 4, 2018