CS-STEM Network Certifications
CS-STEM Network Certifications, a Carnegie Mellon recognized level of competency and knowledge. Teachers can get certified by going through Carnegie Mellon Robotics Academy Professional Development Training.
Why get certified?
Earn an official certification from Carnegie Mellon Robotics Academy
Use for continuing education credits (if applicable)
Gain eligibility to certify students (students gain credibility)
Badges lead to Certifications
CS-STEM Network certifications represent a standard level of competency and knowledge of a particular subject. Users can subscribe to a certification, which provides a collection of Badges, providing a clear pathway to earn that certification.
Certification contain Badges
Badges are smaller, more focused topics. A collection of specific badges builds up to a certification. However, users can also subscribe to badges individually. Progress made on those individual badges will automatically carry over to any certifications that contain those badges.
Badges contain Requirements
Each badge has a number of requirements. Requirements ranges from completing activities, viewing content, taking a quiz, and more. To earn the badge, all requirements must be completed.
Available Certifications for Teachers
Scaffolded to assume little to no experience, the courses are designed to teach the pedagogy, hardware, software, and troubleshooting techniques that teachers will need to implement a CS-STEM curriculum. We have certification tracks available in:
Introduction to Programming: LEGO EV3
Introduction to Programming: VEX IQ
Introduction to Programming: VEX EDR
CS-STEM courses make connections for students to academic concepts and real world applications by placing students in situations where they are solving real world problems. Teachers that earn their certification can offer a Carnegie Mellon CS-STEM Certification course in their classroom and can take advantage of the automated assessment tools that are built into the course where applicable. All final assessments will be taken on the CS-STEM server.
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Certify Your Students
Teachers who successfully pass certifications exams can then certify students. Not certified? Join one of our training sessions!
In order to begin, certified teachers must:
- Purchase Exam Registrations from our CMU University Store (allow 1-2 Business Days for processing)
- Allocate the number of registrations to your CS2N Group
- Invite students to join the CS2N Group
- Administer the course