Computing Counselors Event!

UC San Diego’s CREATE, San Diego Unified School District, Sweetwater Unified School District, and the National Center for Women & Information Technology Counselors for Computing program 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, regardless of 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

Participants successfully completing this professional development day will receive a certificate of completion Questions? Contact

This event is funded in part by the National Science Foundation, Merck, and the Coca-Cola Foundation.

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RSVP here. 

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