What is Code.org?

Since becoming a Code.org regional partner in 2019, AVID has trained 2,000 educators and engaged over 44,000 students through the partnership work.

Code.org is a non-profit dedicated to expanding participation in computer science through advocacy, curriculum reform, and professional development. Over a third of schools in the United States use Code.org’s K–12 curriculum, which is free, highly rated by teachers, and aligned to state learning standards.

Join us as we establish, grow, and sustain a local community of educators with on-going implementation support, community events, and resources to prepare learners for the future.

Educators Trained

Students Impacted

Inspiring high quality professional learning with experienced facilitators.

Workshops are open to all qualified educators in Montana, Oregon, Idaho, Washington, and Wyoming.

Computer Science Fundamentals

Grades K–5

Designed to be fun and engaging, CSF blends online and "unplugged" activities to teach students computational thinking, problem-solving, and programming concepts.

Computer Science Discoveries

Grades 6–10

Empower students to engage with computer science as a medium for creativity, communication, problem-solving, and fun in this introductory course.

Computer Science Principles

Grades 9–12

Explore this rigorous, engaging, and approachable course to learn foundational ideas of computing and understand how these concepts are transforming our world.

AP Computer Science A

Grades 9–12

AP Computer Science A (AP CSA) is a Java programming course offered by the College Board. It introduces students to fundamental topics of software engineering and object-oriented design using the Java programming language.

Bring Code.org to Your District!

AVID takes pride in working with Code.org to ensure that K-12 students are prepared for their futures by providing STEM and CS professional learning. Now, we’re enabled to do this on a larger, district scale.  

Administrators around the United States can now join AVID and Code.org, at no cost, to bring CS, STEM, and AI education to their districts. The benefits include:  

  • Turnkey K-12 Computer Science Curriculum 
  • High-quality professional learning 
  • Local implementation and support resources 
  • And more! 

Discover all the benefits and how you can get started today by visiting Code.org/districts. 

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Scholarships available for qualified applicants!

Computer science is a foundational skill that is often overlooked in K-12 education, leaving students underserved and creating large equity and diversity gaps in tech. We believe any educator can integrate computer science into their classroom.

Take advantage of AVID’s need-based scholarship opportunities to learn how to help your students develop computer science skills in developmentally appropriate ways. To qualify, you will:

  • Complete the training/workshop sequence
  • Implement the CS curriculum with your students