Computer Science PD Week

Launch your CS program with five days of expert-led learning and organic networking

Join fellow K-12 CS educators for a 5-day learning experience centered on building prosperous computer science programs in every Illinois school district.

During this one-of-a-kind event, new and experienced CS educators from across Illinois will:

  • Engage with current curriculum from top CS trainers and providers (including
  • Build community during group meals and team-building activities
  • Discover strategies for expanding access to rigorous, inclusive computer science learning

Attendees can choose one of five learning tracks aligned to specific roles and grade bands, with learning opportunities available for elementary, middle, and high school teachers.

Reserve your spot today to help CS learning achieve liftoff in your classroom or district!

Event Details

July 8-12, 2024

Liberty Leadership Middle School, Peoria, IL

New and experienced K-12 teachers who are interested in teaching computer science in 2024-25

$400 (standard tracks), $1,200 ( tracks)

Meals & Lodging
Breakfast and lunch are provided each day to all participants. Registration does not include hotel reservations.

Registration Deadline
June 25, 2024 (extended)

Contact Sarah Phelps ( with questions (including group registration)

Launch your CS Program

As all Illinois school gear up to provide computer science learning opportunities, CS PD Week is the place to gather strategies and resources that will engage your students and spark their passion for coding, robotics, computational thinking, and more.

For new CS teachers, CS PD Week is also a welcoming environment where you can grow in skills and confidence before stepping up to the front of the classroom.

← See what last year’s attendees have to say about their CS PD Week experience!

Partnered for Success

CS PD Week is hosted in partnership by Learning Technology Center, CS4IL, Discovery Partners Institute, ROE 48, and Peoria Public Schools. Together, these organizations are committed toward the common goal of bringing tech-rich CS learning opportunities to every Illinois student.

Learning Partners

Venue Partners