Blue Ribbon Educator

Making Computer Science for Everyone a Reality


A Free Professional Development Program for Educators


Exclusive training for implementing coding across the curriculum


A valuable Professional Development credential for your teaching portfolio

Early Access

Be the first to try new games and coding curricula


Entry to the Tynker Professional Development Directory

Thought Leadership

Speaking and guest author opportunities reaching thousands of teachers


Receive special privileges on the Tynker Forum

Who should apply

We are looking for educators dedicated to making computer programming and coding an integrated part of students’ everyday lives. No previous Tynker experience required!

Blue Ribbons receive exclusive training to help them become coding experts. They are dedicated to coding instruction by providing support, connecting at conferences, sharing their knowledge, and being an integral part of the maker and coding community.

Become a Blue Ribbon Educator

Applications will close April 20th, 2017. You will be asked to:

  • Create a 1-minute video PSA with the theme "It's time to go beyond." How do we make coding in schools an everyday literacy and practice?
  • Be available for Premium Training on Friday, May 12th from 11am - 3:30pm ET. This online training, presented by coding masters, is designed to hone your skills as an advanced coding teacher.

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