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Intro to Programming and Computer Science with Java, Lawrence

Event information

July 15, 8:30 AM – July 17, 3:30 PM

Presented By: Kansas Center for Career and Technical Education

Location: Lawrence College and Career Center

Address: 2910 Haskell Ave., Lawrence, KS 66044

Event details


Workshop Fee = $20.00 for three-day training



  • This workshop will present teaching Java and computer science for educators new to programming.
  • Java is a strictly defined, compiled language that is built for object oriented programming (OOP), which is key for teaching computer science, and is the language used by College Board for their AP Computer Science A (APCSA) course.
  • During this workshop, teachers will learn to program Java and the foundations of computer science. Curriculum, used for teaching APCSA and Java to students, will be presented and taught to educators.
  • At the end of the workshop, educators will have the opportunity to take a Microsoft Technology Associate Intro to Programming with Java exam (MTA 98-388).



Mr. Paradise has been teaching at the Lawrence College and Career Center for the last four years. Courses taught include AP Computer Science A, Programming I/II, Robotics, and other Information Technology classes.

Mr. Paradise is an alternatively licensed instructor, with a BS in Computer Science and 20+ years in industry before coming to the classroom. In industry. he focused on Linux and other open source development projects, with work ranging from Linux devops, Tier 3 support, ITO Director, Programmer, and other Unix based jobs. Outside of the classroom and industry he has coached over 30 seasons of youth sports.

Contact information

Tracey Eagon