Univision Network featured Art Lopez!!

On December 17th, our esteemed CSTA president was featured on Univison Network. This was on an hour-long special educational program on STEAM with Satcha Pretto, anchorwoman for “Despierta America”; specifically the importance of Computer Science Education, the commitment and growth of the Computer Science program and AP Computer Science Principles in my district, nationally, regionally, and […]

Computer Science Education Week and the Hour of Code: December 4-10, 2017

Next week is Computer Science Education Week and the Hour of Code! Check out these links and sign up! Join the Hour of Code How to teach one hour of code Promote the Hour of Code (Handouts, VIDEOS for News Announcements, Posters, Social Media, Stickers, etc.) Videos to Inspire students to try Computer Science Hour […]

Bring Computer Science to Your High School!

Code.org is offering high-quality, no-cost professional learning for high school Computer Science Principles this summer through its network of Regional Partners. The signup deadline was just extended to 4/14, so act soon! Why teach computer science in high school? 90% of parents want their child to learn computer science in school Students rank it their favorite subject […]

ThoughtStem’s Ada Lovelace Scholarship

This is a scholarship to celebrate women in computer science. It is named after Ada Lovelace, who wrote the first computer program. She was history’s first computer programmer. The computer programming language “Ada” was named in her honor. Dev Bootcamp will fund 6 young women in the San Diego area to attend half-day computer science summer […]

UCSD Mentor Assistance Program [MAP] for HS Students

The UCSD San Diego Supercomputer Center and the UCSD School of Medicine Health Sciences Division Present the Mentor Assistance Program (MAP) for High School Students  November 2016 – May 2017   Student Application Period: September 1- 30, 2016 Program Overview  UC San Diego’s Mentor Assistance Program (MAP) is a campus-wide program that engage high school students in a […]

Cyber Teacher Certificate Program

The Computer Science Teachers Association, in partnership with LifeJourney, the leader in cybersecurity and STEM online career exploration, recently announced the launch of a strategic professional development program to better equip educators for teaching cybersecurity in the classroom and thus positively impact the nation’s cyber skills gap. The CSTA program is called the Cyber Teacher Certificate professional […]