• Computer Science for Chester County Summit

    Professional learning for the unique needs of educators, school leaders and stakeholders

    Join the conversation. #CS4CC

Students on laptops
  • Location: CCIU Educational Services Center
    455 Boot Road Downingtown, PA 19335

    Time: 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 

    Date: Tuesday, January 15, 2019

    Target Audience: K-12 educators, school librarians, special education supervisors, school leaders and stakeholders involved in computer science programming

    Lunch provided

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    Click here to enroll today! Computer science is an essential skill for the 21st-century workforce. In addition, computer science jobs are one of the fastest growing professions in Pennsylvania’s economy, with 18,000+ unfilled positions and a projected growth of up to 26% annually. The CS4CC Summit brings educators, school leaders, and stakeholders together to expand their knowledge and skills so they can effectively support and provide students with computer science experiences.

    Participants will:

    • Prioritize school and district needs through the completion of a Computer Science Self-Assessment
    • Unpack the new K-12 Computer Computer Science Standards through an engaging Design Thinking experience piloting PA's new SCRIPT rubric
    • Explore resources and best practices for AP Computer Science


     8:00 a.m.  8:25 a.m.

     Welcome and Introductions:
     A virtual visit from Ruthe Farmer, Chief Evangelist, CSForAll

     8:30 a.m.  9:30 a.m.

     Panel Discussion:
     Raising Awareness and Elevating Best Practices
     Panelists: Sergio Anya, DCIU
     Scott Woodell, Oxford Area School District
     Dianna Frank, College Board
     Plus students from Oxford Area High School

     9:30 a.m.  11:30 a.m.  Unpacking the Standards:
     Design Thinking Experience - a pilot of the new SCRIPT Rubric

     11:30 a.m.  12:00 p.m.  Lunch

     12:00 p.m.

     1:00 p.m.
     Debrief and Next Steps