AP Computer Science Principles

AP Computer Science Principles Workshop


5 weeks | 35 CPE credits

Weekly synchronous online meetings and self-paced modules, with on-demand support

$1,000 Professional Development

PD fees qualify for reimbursement by the Texas Education Agency upon completion.

$800 License Fee

Includes curriculum, support, and platform access for unlimited CSP students. License costs will not be reimbursed by TEA.

In this workshop, new and returning AP Computer Science Principles (CSP) teachers will learn how to create customized learning experiences for students through project-based instruction, leveraging blended learning strategies to ensure student success.

Prerequisite: Any educator from any content background scheduled to teach AP CSP is eligible for this course, no previous CS or programming experience required.

AP CS Principles Workshop


  • Familiarize yourself with the comprehensive UTeach AP CSP teacher materials and curriculum, often from a student’s perspective
  • Explore background computer science content in the context of course activities and projects
  • Practice the collaborative, project-based, and blended learning instructional strategies necessary to teach the course successfully
  • Master College Board requirements and expectations for AP® implementation

Support Elements

Individualized mentoring and on-demand support from dedicated teacher support specialists

Webinars and support videos providing just-in-time guidance throughout the year

Professional learning community to share resources, challenges, and successes