Wyoming educators and librarians can now apply for the second cohort of WySLICE 2021 or for GenCyber. WySLICE is open to teachers, school librarians, and those in public libraries. GenCyber is open to teachers and school librarians.
WySLICE 2021 (Cohort 2 – Apply now – Due by end of April)
Programs run June 28-July 2, 2021
WySLICE is a professional development for 40+ K-8 teachers or librarians. WySLICE is an opportunity for educators to integrate computer science into their existing spaces, and it is funded by the National Science Foundation. Teachers/librarians get paid over $1000 plus materials for one week and implementation/reflection of two lessons.
Several librarians took part in the first cohort of WySLICE. The program was featured in a recent UW News article.
GenCyber 2021 (Apply now – Due by end of April)
June 21-25, 2021 and then you decide mid-July through Oct 10, 2021
GenCyber,a nationally sponsored program focusing on cybersecurity, is a professional development for 10+ teachers or librarians. GenCyber is funded by the National Security Agency. Teachers/librarians get paid over $900 plus materials for one week and then implementation with a four+ student group (30 hours of time).