Texas School Counselor Association, UT Dallas, the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT), Bank of America, State Farm and CS4TX invite middle and high school counselors to Counselors for Computing: Professional Development in Emerging Careers on Friday, February 24th in Richardson, TX. Space is limited, so register now!

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About the Program

During the program, participants will:

  • Try their hand at coding
  • Learn about career prospects in this fast-growing sector, and why employers want a large an diverse talent pool from which to draw
  • Learn about changes in computer science education, including
    • Local computer science education initiatives that lead to more course offerings
    • What new courses are like, and how they count toward graduation and preparation for postsecondary pathways
    • Why computer science is a fundamental literacy, no matter what your students’ plan
  • Meet technology professionals, learn about their jobs and how they found their way into computing
  • Tour CityLink, where State Farm manages more information than is held in the Library of Congress!
  • Enjoy lunch and receive continuing education credit

This event is funded in part by the National Science Foundation, Merck, and the Coca-Cola Foundation.

 

 

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