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  • The Region One STEM Center of South Texas recruited 21 WeTeach_CS Collaborative Teachers (CSCTs) to participate in a new WeTeach_CS initiative that is part of the Texas Regional Collaboratives for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Teaching (TRC). WeTeach_CS is a program of the University of Texas at Austin’s Center for STEM Education, a research, teaching, and service unit located in the College of Education. The goal of the WeTeach_CS program is to provide intensive and sustained K-12 professional development for Texas Computer Science teachers with a focus on the following measurable outcomes:

    • To increase the number of certified Computer Science teachers in Texas, in support of the nation’s CS for All initiative;
    • To increase the number of high schools that offer CS;
    • To increase the number of students that enroll in HS CS courses;
    • To broaden and diversify student enrollment in CS courses to open doors for EVERY student; and
    • To expand coding, programming, computational thinking, and CS opportunities for students in grades K-8 to build a pipeline for the CS pathway in the STEM endorsement.
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  • Region One ESC WeTeach_CS COLLABORATIVE MEMBERS

    Veronica C. Baca - Harlingen CISD

    Rama Krishna Chintapalli - Donna ISD

    Argelia Colby - PSJA ISD

    Christopher Cole - McAllen ISD

    Patricia Cruz Conde - Valley View ISD

    Juan Esparza - McAllen ISD

    Gerardo Flores - Vanguard Academy Charter School

    Julia Garcia - PSJA ISD

    Ana Hernandez - IDEA Public Schools

    Janet Johnston - McAllen ISD

    Lee E. Keyes - McAllen ISD

    Janett Landeros Ramos - IDEA Public Schools

    Edmundo Lopez - Harlingen CISD

    Carlos Melendez, Jr. - Brownsville ISD

    Paul Mendiola - Donna ISD

    Julio C. Navarro, Jr. - Donna ISD

    Elias Ramos - IDEA Public Schools

    Esther Sauceda - Donna ISD

    Deann Sweeper - United ISD

    Angel Trevino - Donna ISD

    Gilberto Vasquez-Gonzalez - Lyford CISD

Last Modified on September 21, 2017