AP CS Principles

AP CS Principles (9-12)

Organization: URI / Code.org Regional Partner

Format: 2 semester course

Description: College-level intro to computational thinking/programming following College Board AP CS standards. Follow up to URI's Intro to Computing program.

Teacher Profile: No prior CS experience required

PD Profile: 5-day TeacherCon and four 1-day follow-up workshops during the school year; school year support

Cost to School: PD/Curriculum costs waived; $92/student for AP exams

Computer Access: Access for all students

Concurrent Enrollment: Allowed

Unique Benefits:

  • AP Credit URI college credit via State concurrent enrollment program

  • Free course materials

  • Stipend available for accepted RI educators