Picademy North America

Picademy is the Raspberry Pi Foundation’s free, two-day training program that helps educators jump start their digital making journey. You’ll learn how to bring coding to life and explore new ways to create with technology.

Key information

  • Cost: free
  • Time: two full days
  • Who: educators of all types
  • What: digital making & physical computing
  • When: see dates below

2020 Picademy Season

Location Local Partner
Jersey City, New Jersey

  • June 1 – 2
  • June 4 – 5
Indianapolis, Indiana

  • June 15 – 16
  • June 17 – 18
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Oakland, California

  • July 20 – 21
  • July 23 – 24
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Click here to apply

Application Deadlines:

  • Jersey City – April 1st
  • Indianapolis – April 15th
  • Oakland – April 15th

Raspberry Pi Certified Educators

After graduating from Picademy, attendees become Raspberry Pi Certified Educators and join an active network of educators around the world. They also gain access to high-quality educational resources as well as additional professional development opportunities within our network.

Picademy is for all educators, including classroom teachers, librarians, technology coaches, after-school and community educators and beyond. No experience with computer science or coding is required.

Want to learn more? Read this educator blog post to learn more about Picademy’s impact or watch the video below from the Picademy 2018 season.

Picademy at Liberty Science Center (June 18, 2018 – June 22, 2018)

A total of 80 educators from all over the globe visited Liberty Science Center the week of June 18 – 22 to learn coding and technology skills as part of the Raspberry Pi Foundation’s Picademy program. The week of learning culminated in a programming design challenge where the participants created projects using their new skills via the Raspberry Pi computer.

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Since 2016, Picademy has reached over 1100 educators in North America and supported them to teach computing with confidence, creativity, and excitement. Picademy North America is funded in part by the Broadcom Foundation.