UT STEM Center Online Courses

The UT STEM Center is now offering both self-paced and facilitated online professional development experiences for STEM and CS teachers who don’t have time to attend a multi-day, face-2-face workshop.


Key Features

  • Comprehensive and innovative learning methods to expand your content knowledge and pedagogy.
  • Gain continued access to online materials after completing the course.
  • Many courses include a preview to allow participants to sample course methods and activities.
  • Earn CPE credits from The University of Texas at Austin.





Foundations of Computer Science for Teachers ($199)

Learn key computer science topics to improve instruction and prepare for the Praxis and TExES CS certification tests.

Average duration of 7 weeks (6 hours/week). 40 CPE hours available.

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Gifted & Talented Refresher: Differentiation with Menus ($49)

This course guides you through how to use menus (aka choice boards) as a way to differentiate instruction for Gifted & Talented students.

Duration of 6 hours. 6 CPE hours available.

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Focus on Algebra: Introducing Linear Functions ($99)

Use the power of classroom discussion to teach the big ideas behind linear functions.

Average duration of 3 weeks (4 hours/week). 12 CPE hours available.

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Strategies for Effective and Inclusive CS Teaching ($149*)

Teachers will gain the insight, skills, and strategies to create equitable computer science programs, inside and outside of the traditional classroom.

Duration of 6 weeks (4 hours/week). 24 CPE hours available.

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T-TESS for Success ($149*)

The goal of T-TESS for Success is to enable math and science teachers to improve their practice through a deep, personal understanding of the T-TESS Rubric and how it leads to improved teacher performance.

Duration of 6 weeks (4 hours/week). 24 CPE hours available.

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*Registering for a facilitated course will place you in a cohort with a University of Texas at Austin instructor serving as the facilitator. If you are interested in purchasing access for your own cohort of teachers (e.g. pre-service teachers, a professional development project, or a school PLC) and providing a facilitator, we can design a custom solution to t your needs and schedule. For further details, please contact carol.fletcher@utexas.edu.