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Online: FIRST Tech Challenge Coach Professional Development is a Course

Online: FIRST Tech Challenge Coach Professional Development

Aug 1 - Aug 30, 2020
1 credit

$100 Enroll

Full course description

Course Dates: Saturday August 1-29, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm daily (Virtual). Participants will need to register by visiting this website.  

Course Description: This course will support coaches and mentors as work to learn and develop strategies to be an effective leader of a FIRST Tech Challenge team. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about all of the aspects of FTC: including tips for building and programming the robot, team fundraising and outreach, and how to prepare for a team judge interview. Participants will be hearing from current FTC leadership, current student participants, alumni, other current FTC coaches and volunteers who are considered "experts". 

Course Objectives: Participants will be able to:

  • deepen their understanding of what being a FIRST Tech Challenge coach/mentor entails;
  • share ideas of best practices with other coaches and mentors;
  • learn about different elements of FIRST Tech Challenge from experts across the United States and Canada;

Course Materials: Participants should have a device that allows them to access the Canvas Catalog course and Google Drive.

** Attention: If you wish to use this course for licensure renewal credit, make sure to always check with your school district for approval prior to registering for the course.