Past events

Project GUTS CS in Science PD workshop at NM CS PD WEEK


Project GUTS’ CS in Science workshop offers interactive instruction from an experienced GUTS facilitators including an introduction to computer science, pedagogy, curriculum overview, and practice with the StarLogo Nova programming environment. The CS in Science curriculum features: use of a block-based programming environment on the web (; daily lesson plans for teachers, videos, and supplemental extension resources; a modular design that allows for a variety of classroom implementations; and alignment to national science (NGSS) and computer science (CSTA) standards.

Project GUTS at NM EPSCoR Interdisciplinary Working Group workshop

In person

Project GUTS was invited to participate in the NM EPSCoR Interdisciplinary Innovation Working Group (I-IWG) workshop on New Mexico Computational Science Pathway: an Integral Part of NM’s Cyberinfrastructure for Research and Education.  At this workshop, participants will discuss computer science pathways in New Mexico (what currently exists in New Mexico? What populations are served by these? then begin to map out pathways, starting with K-12 through higher education and ending with employment.

Teachers with GUTS Design Workshop

In person

Teachers with GUTS will be offering a curriculum design workshop for returning Project GUTS teachers.  The workshop will be held the week of July 31-August 4th at a location to be announced.

Google doc for workshop

CS in Science workshop in Riverside CA

In person

Project GUTS will offer a CS in Science 3 day summer PD workshop in Riverside CA on June 21-23, 2017. This workshop will be facilitated by Su Gibbs and Jennifer Cordova.

IMPORTANT note to participants:  Before the workshop:

We are doing an on-line version of the course (offered to you in person through this workshop), and so can use parts of that resource to allow you to complete the required pre-workshop activities.  

Teachers with GUTS summer workshop in Las Cruces, NM

In person

NMSU CS department will be hosting the Teachers with GUTS summer PD workshop and practicum between June 12-23, 2017.  This workshop will consist of an intensive first week of learning the Project GUTS curriculum and developing models, followed by a second week of practicums at which teachers will practice teaching the curriculum during a Project GUTS middle school camp.

For more information, please contact Raena Cota at

We Teach CS (post conference Project GUTS PD workshop)

In person

Project GUTS will be offering a 1.5 day workshop in conjunction with the We Teach CS conference at University of Texas, Austin.  The workshop will take place on June 9-10th at the Commons on the UT Austin Pickle campus.

Contact: To apply please contact Carol Fletcher,

Teachers with GUTS end of year workshop

In person

Teachers with GUTS will offer its end of year workshop for cohort 1 teachers on Saturday, May 13th, from 10:30 am - 4:30 pm at the Old Santa Fe Inn.  At this workshop, we will debrief the Teacher with GUTS PD experience and talk about next steps for teachers.

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