Last day to apply is Monday, April 2, 2018. Please visit the Pathfinders web page at for more information and to apply.

Pathfinders Summer Institute
Indiana University Bloomington
July 15-20, 2018

Welcome to Pathfinders, an intensive week of professional development for K-12 public school teachers to learn about Computer Science & Making.
Notification Form
If you leave your contact information here we will notify you when the formal Pathfinders application process kicks off in January 2018.
Please note that submitting this form does not take the place of the application process nor guarantee acceptance into Pathfinders Summer Institute programs.

Who Should Apply?
All K-12 teachers and counselors at US public schools are invited to apply. Special consideration will be given to
• High-needs schools
• Schools outside major urban centers
• Teachers from under-represented groups
• Teachers new to teaching CS and Making, and
• Districts demonstrating significant commitment to these subjects by sending multiple teachers or counselors.

How it Works
Pathfinders fees range from $1,998 - $2,298 depending on track. The fees cover airfare, tuition, meals, and accommodation for the duration of the conference for teachers who are accepted. Infosys Foundation USA will cover 50% of all Pathfinders fees. Teachers will need to raise the remaining 50% in matching funds
1. EITHER from their districts, schools, or PTAs
2. OR from the donor community on by creating a crowdfunding project
A limited number of need-based full scholarships will also be made available in May 2018.

Participating Professional Development Providers
ATLAS Institute | Laboratory for Playful Computation (
BJC | Beauty and Joy of Computing - CS Principles (
Bootstrap | Bootstrap: Data Science (
Bootstrap | Bootstrap: Reactive (
Code/Interactive | Scratch Creative Computing (
ECS | Exploring Computer Science (
KCI | Computer Science Crash Course (
KIPR | Junior Botball Challenge (
MEC | Maker Educator Collective Bootcamp (
MIT | MIT App Inventor Middle School Jump-Start (
Mobile CSP | Mobile CS Principles (
MyCS | Middle-years Computer Science (
NCWIT | Counselors for Computing (
Nextech | CS for Indiana (
Project GUTS | CS in Science (
Stanford Logic | Introduction to Logic (
UIUC+UCHI | Everyday Computing (
UTeach | UTeach CS Principles (
UVA | Tapestry Workshop (

Pathfinders Summer Institute 2018 gratefully recognizes financial, material, and outreach support from
ACM | Association for Computing Machinery
AIR | CS for All Teachers
AISES | American Indian Science and Engineering Society
CSTA | Computer Science Teachers Association
CS for All Consortium
ECEP | Expanding Computing Education Pathways Alliance
Edutopia | George Lucas Educational Foundation
Indiana University
ISTE | International Society for Technology in Education
Micro:bit Educational Foundation
NCWIT | National Center for Women in Technology
NSF | National Science Foundation
NWP | National Writing Project
SREB | Southern Regional Education Board
State of Indiana
Thank you for sharing your interest in the Pathfinders Summer Institute. We will notify you via email once applications open in mid-January 2018. Please do consider inviting other teachers to join. Special consideration will be given to schools and districts sending more than one teacher or counselor. Just share this link ( and ask them to sign up.

If you are planning to apply, please feel free to join the Pathfinders Facebook open group ( to ask questions or share your thoughts. You can also follow @InfyFoundation on Twitter ( for updates and announcements. We hope to see you in Bloomington, IN next summer!
Thank You
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