|UC San Diego’s CREATE, San Diego Unified School District, Sweetwater Unified School District, the National Center for Women & Information Technology, Counselors for Computing program, and the National Girls Collaborative Project invite middle and high school counselors to:
Get information and resources you can use to set students on a path toward stable, rewarding and flexible computing careers that change the world!
During the program, you will:
Try your hand at coding so please bring your laptop or tablet!
Learn about career prospects in this fast-growing sector, and why employers want a large and 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’ plans
Meet technology professionals, learn about their jobs and how they found their way into computing
Enjoy lunch and receive continuing education credit