The Teaching Endorsement in Computer Science is a seven course (24 credit hours) curriculum sequence that meets ISBE’s credit requirement for obtaining a subsequent teaching endorsement in computer science. The course work is designed to provide current teachers with computer science content knowledge while reflecting and discussing on the process of learning computer science. Specifically, the course work enables students to:
The Teaching Endorsement in Computer Science will provide individuals with core knowledge and skill in computer sciences, allowing them to teach and design a variety of courses related to computer programming.
Department: Curriculum & Instruction
The Teaching Endorsement in Computer Science is open to all teachers holding a current and valid Professional Educator License. In particular, this program is designed for practicing teachers who are interested in teaching or designing courses related to the topic of computer science.
This endorsement is not transferable. The endorsement is granted by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE), i.e. ISBE issues the endorsement. The University of Illinois is not in charge of granting endorsements and therefore the university does not include endorsements on any university transcript.
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