In advance of Computer Science Education Week 2015 (December 7-13) — the Administration is reissuing the call to public and private sector partners from districts across the country to commit to doing more to provide students with access to computer science and we want to hear about remarkable computer science educators and students in your community!
o Tell us about new commitments you are ready to make (by January 5, 2016). Early next year we plan to announce a broad set of new commitments to CS Education. You and your organization can get involved by making a commitment to expand access for more students to computer science education by investing in teachers, improving tools, and bringing programs to students in diverse communities across the United States.
o Do you know a remarkable computer science educator, student, or enthusiast? Please tell us more by nominating that individual to be recognized as a Computer Science Education Champion of Change (by December 18, 2015).
We are looking for:
- Educators who:
o Serve as creative leaders in integrating and promoting active learning of computer science in their classrooms.
o Are innovating to make their classroom better engage all students in computer science education.
o Integrate computer science for Digital Humanities, Science, Math, Art, and other coursework.
- Outstanding students who demonstrate creativity in their applications, or a high proficiency in computer science, and leadership both inside and outside of the classroom.
- Leaders from organizations that are developing high-quality, evidence-based tools, resources, and other computer science learning opportunities for students of all ages.
- Parents who have figured out new solutions for including computer science in the school day.
- Individuals who have led the way on national, state, and district efforts to increase access to computer science education.
- Business leaders taking action to expand access to and inspiration for students in computer science education.