Counselors for Computing PD in Emerging Careers!


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

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