Pathfinders Summer Institute 2024



Firia Labs, in partnership with Infosys Foundation USA, is dedicated to offering tuition-free professional development for teachers. This initiative is designed to equip educators with the skills necessary to teach authentic, project-based computer science courses using Python, the industry-standard programming language. 

For the first time, the Pathfinders Summer Institute is extending full scholarships, courtesy of Infosys Foundation USA, to K-12 teachers from public and charter schools, as well as to community librarians and district technology specialists, allowing these additional roles to join.

This year’s workshop from Firia Labs is CodeXplosion: Teach Python Coding with CodeX which includes 40 hours of PD and 4 CodeX. It will be hosted virtually on:

July 8 - July 12 from 9am - 4pm Central time - FULL!


July 29 - August 2 from 9am - 4pm Central time


Why wait? Limited spots are available, so apply now to secure your spot!

Please note: Enrollment is limited to one PD per teacher this year. 


Follow these steps to join us this summer:

  1. Create a free account in the Pathfinders Online Portal.  https://pathfinders.onwingspan.com
  2. Register for CodeXplosion: Teach Python Coding with CodeX


    Firia Labs will be in contact with you within 5 days in regards to your acceptance.  Once you are accepted, you will be required to turn in 2 items: 

    • Scholarship acceptance letter you received via email, signed by both you and your admin/principal.
    • A screenshot of your Pathfinders Online Portal.  It will look like this picture below. 


    What will you receive from attending?

    1. Some AMAZING and FUN PD
    2. New Python skills
    3. Four CodeX with annual curriculum licenses
    4. Confidence to bring Python to your students


    Don't miss out on this chance to enhance your coding skills with Firia Labs! Sign up today and let's make this summer a season of growth and learning together!