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