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Professional Learning Networks

Professional Learning Networks


  • PUMP-CS Project - Marquette University, in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin La Crosse, developed the PUMP-CS Project (Preparing the Upper Midwest for Principles of Computer Science). The project team includes members from universities, the Wisconsin-Dairyland chapter of the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA), officials from the Department of Public Instruction (DPI), and teachers and administrators from districts across the state. Summarized from NSF grant posted online
  • Cyber Education Wisconsin to help you find your cyber dream job, this is a comprehensive directory of Wisconsin partners
  • WI Dairyland (CSTA) - continue to have opportunities to share ideas and lessons through meetings and by creating sessions about computer science in a variety of venues.


  • CSforALL- A central resource for individuals and organizations interested in K-12 computer science (CS) education. CSforALL supports connections that work toward the goal of providing quality CS education to every child in the United States.
  • International Society for Technology Education (ISTE) - Home to a passionate community of global educators who believe in the power of technology to transform teaching and learning, accelerate innovation and solve tough problems in education. Click here for ISTE events.
  • - A nonprofit dedicated to expanding access to computer science in schools and increasing participation by young women and students from other underrepresented groups. Note that rates our Wisconsin commitment according to nine policy standards.

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For questions about this information, contact Amy Bires (608) 266-3851