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Computing by Design – September 23, 2016

Computing by Design provides professional school counselors, administrators, and teachers  nationwide with information and resources to guide more — and more kinds of — students to explore computing education and careers.

Computing by Design Workshop Details

  • September 23, 2016
  • 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
  • Top of the Zions Bank – Idaho Room (8th and Main Boise)
  • Cost: Free

During the program, your school team will:

  • Explore computing hands-on!
  • Learn about employment prospects in this fast-growing career sector, and why employers want a large and diverse talent pool
  • Learn about changes in computer science education, including:
    • Local computer science teacher training initiatives that lead to more course offerings
    • What new courses are like, and how they count toward graduation and preparation for post-secondary pathways
    • Why computer science is a fundamental literacy, no matter what your students’ plans
  • Meet technology professionals, learn about their jobs and how they found their way into computing
  • Enjoy lunch and receive continuing education credit

Information and Reservations: http://coen.boisestate.edu/idocode/computing-by-design/

Need to know more? Contact: c4c@ncwit.org

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