Parallax partners closely with the following organizations to run Professional Development Courses. Courses may be run by Parallax, by a Parallax Partner, or as a joint event.
The CYBER.ORG, the academic initiative of the Cyber Innovation Center (formerly NICERC) offers grant-funded cyber, STEM, and computer science curricula and professional development to K-12 educators at no cost. Their goal is to empower educators as they prepare the next generation to succeed in the cyber workforce of tomorrow.
Parallax Inc. is proud to partner with CYBER.ORG, providing robotics and electronics hardware supply kits for their cyber curricula. Find curriculum details, samples, and request access to the full resources at CYBER.ORG.
Carnegie Mellon Robotics Academy
Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) Robotics Academy is an authorized non-profit partner who provides Professional Development (PD) with the Parallax Shield-Bot for Arduino. CMU Robotics Academy programs will be available both online and on-site beginning in Fall 2019. Check with CMU Robotics Academy for their specific schedule or to host a course within your district or region.
STEM Crafters helps educators teach engineering, coding and robotics by providing high quality curriculum and intensive staff-training to K-12th grade teachers. They offer a field-tested K-5th grade curriculum as well as custom curriculum development services for K-12 educators.
STEM Crafters staff make extensive use of Parallax equipment and are available for on-site staff training in small to large groups and as well as district-wide professional development on a train-the-trainer model. See www.stemcrafters.com or reach them at office@STEMCrafters.com.