Computer Science for Chester County Summit
Professional learning for the unique needs of educators, school leaders and stakeholders
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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
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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.
- 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. 8:10 a.m.
Welcome and Introductions:
Virtual visit from Ruthe Farmer, Chief Evangelist, CSForAll
8:10 a.m. 9:30 a.m.
Raising Awareness and Elevating Best Practices
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
Debrief and Next Steps