UCSD Partnership

Overview

For Students

For Educators

WE'RE TAKING PIPER TO THE NEXT LEVEL

IN COLLABORATION WITH

 

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO EXTENSION

OVERVIEW

Piper, in collaboration with the University of California at San Diego Extension (UC San Diego Extension), now offers credit for students and teachers that complete the Piper experience or professional development.

FOR STUDENTS

Boost Your College App with UC San Diego Extension Piper Microcredentials

Get pre-college credits for completing Piper Premium Curriculum.

FOR EDUCATORS

Get Course Credits from UC San Diego Extension for Playing with Piper

Complete Piper phases and get postbaccalaureate-level credits issued by UC San Diego Extension

FOR EDUCATORS

Professional Development for Educators

Earn salary-scale applicable postbaccalaureate credit issued by UC San Diego Extension
Partnering with UCSD

FOR STUDENTS

The Piper Computer Science and Engineering Experience

  • Credit will be assigned to the Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) series for precollege credit up to 5 credit hours or units transferable as elective credit at the school district (upon district approval). Piper will provide a teacher of record to approve and certify completion of the course.

> Pre-College Credit

Each phase of the Piper Premium Curriculum completed is worth 1 unit of pre-college credit (EDUC 9000 Series)

> UC San Diego Extension Microcredentials

  • After completion of each phase students are eligible to receive microcredentials issued by UC San Diego Extension after teacher approval.

> Award of Completion

  • UC San Diego Extension will work collaboratively with Piper to issue microcredentials and awards of completion for the precollege series.
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FOR EDUCATORS

Piper Pros Training

  • Credit will be offered at the postbaccalaureate level and completers of the series will receive 4.5 quarter units and an award of completion. Teachers and administrators who complete the ELD supplement will receive two additional quarter units.

> Piper Curriculum-Leadership, Engineering Design, and Inquiry

EDUC 4000 Series

 

  • Credit will be offered at the postbaccalaureate level and completers of the series of the Piper 5 phase curriculum will receive up to 4.5 quarter units. All 5 phases will be done in a classroom or makerspace setting. Piper will provide a teacher of record to certify completion of the course(s).
  • Teachers and administrators who complete the ELD curriculum supplement or training will receive two additional quarter units.
  • UC San Diego Extension will work collaboratively with Piper to issue microcredentials.
  • UC San Diego Extension will offer a salary-scale applicable award of completion for each teacher or administrator that can be used for HR purposes and/or for professional credential renewal required by licensing agencies.
  • Cost: $55 per teacher per quarter unit/credit

> Piper Professional Development: STEM Leadership and Inquiry

EDUC 4000 Series

 

  • 1 unit of quarter credit for a 3 hour PD session in CS and Engineering Design series (CSE).
  • Agreements with 37 states for national appeal.
  • UC San Diego Extension will offer salary-scale applicable awards of completion or microcredentials for each teacher or administrator that can be used for for HR purposes and/or for professional credential renewal required by licensing agencies.
  • UC San Diego Extension will work collaboratively with Piper to issue credit, microcredentials and awards for professional development at the postbaccalaureate level under the auspices of Piper Pros Training.
  • Cost: $55 per teacher per quarter unit/credit

QUESTIONS?

For general questions about the partnership, shoot us an email at hi@playpiper.com and for specific questions about joining our first cohort of educators, contact Dr.Todd Ullah at todd@playpiper.com