Register now for the 2018 Congressional App Challenge

Register now for the 2018 Congressional App Challenge

The Congressional App Challenge (CAC) is a public effort to encourage kids to learn how to code, through annual district-wide competitions hosted by Members of Congress for their district.
Students code original applications for the chance to be selected for recognition by their Member of Congress, win prizes, and have their work put on display in the Capitol Building in Washington, DC. This year’s contest begins on June 4, 2018.

Get ready! The 2018 Congressional App Challenge starts on June 4

Get ready! The 2018 Congressional App Challenge starts on June 4

The Congressional App Challenge (CAC) is a public effort to encourage kids to learn how to code, through annual district-wide competitions hosted by Members of Congress for their district.
Students code original applications for the chance to be selected for recognition by their Member of Congress, win prizes, and have their work put on display in the Capitol Building in Washington, DC. This year’s contest begins on June 4, 2018.

Registration now open for TACC UIL Computer Science Contest

Registration now open for TACC UIL Computer Science Contest

Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) in Austin, TX is hosting a UIL-style Computer Science contest for high school students on Saturday, April 21st. The contest site will open at 8am and events will end at approximately 2pm. Registration is free and lunch is provided. Each student will receive a T-shirt, and top placing teams will receive prizes.

Texas Governor’s Office looks to increase interest of girls in cybersecurity with Girls Go CyberStart

Texas Governor’s Office looks to increase interest of girls in cybersecurity with Girls Go CyberStart

In January the Texas Governor’s Office announced a partnership with the SANS Institute with the purpose of increasing the number of young women interested in the growing field of cybersecurity. The partnership’s is using the on a training program built on the Girls Go CyberStart online game to reach female students in Texas high schools. The free online game helps students learn about cybersecurity, while building interest and uncovering the hidden computer security talents of participants.

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