2017 Summit on Computer Science for All (CSforAll)

Oct 16-Oct 17

Washington University in St. Louis

Event Description

The 2nd Annual Summit on Computer Science for All (CSforAll) will convene the nationwide community of computer science educators, researchers and activists.

The focus for this year’s event is incubating and highlighting successful models and efforts that provide CS to rural and underrepresented students. Building capacity for small and rural districts, and ensuring that their students have access to meaningful computer science education is critical achieving the goals of computer science for all.

CS Pathways Workshop, open to school districts from MO and Southern IL  / >> APPLY TO PARTICIPATE

ATTENDEES: The Summit will include an in-person audience of 300 carefully selected commitment makers and community leaders, as well as online engagement via livestream and social media. Participants will include school, district and state education practitioners and leaders, computer science education researchers and curriculum developers, non-profit organizations, and industry partners.

LOCATION & SCHEDULE: The 2017 Summit on CSforAll is hosted by the Washington University St. Louis Department of Computer Science and Engineering. The two-day event will include hands-on workshops for schools and districts in the region on Monday, October 16 followed by a day of high-level speakers, celebrations of progress made by the community, and announcements of new commitments on Tuesday, October 17.

CSforAll Consortium: The CSforAll Consortium is the national hub for the Computer Science for All movement and sets a collective agenda together with a membership of over 400 content providers, education associations, researchers, and supporters to help schools and districts provide all students with rigorous K-12 computer science education. Details at www.csforall.org.

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