Grow your skillset and expand your potential

Computing influences a variety of subjects, including science, math, reading, languages and art. Earning a microcredential in CS education will prepare you to bring computer science, coding and computational thinking into your instruction, regardless of the subject matter — no CS experience necessary.

Spring 2023 Program

Asynchronous:

Canvas, February – April (15 hours total)

A teacher showing students how to work with computer science materials in a classroom.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you need to have computer science background?

No. This is for anyone curious about bring CS into their K-12 classrooms

Is there a fee associated with the microcredential?

No. There is no fee required.

How much time does the microcredential take?

About 15 hours.

Is this program for a specific grade level?

No. This microcredential is open to all preservice teachers who will be teaching elementary, middle or high school. There will be differentiation for activities to make it relevant to all grade levels.

Do I have to be a University of Florida student to attend?

For Spring 23 we are limiting participation to UF students. It will be open to all next semester.

Will I receive University of Florida credits for this microcredential?

No. This microcredential is not a credit-accruing program. You will receive a badge and a certificate of completion to add to your resume, portfolio and email signature.

When will the course take place, and how long do I have to complete it?

The course will open in mid-February, and you can participate at your own pace through the end of the Spring semester, April 30th, 2023.