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Monday, June 17
 

2:30pm

Utilizing the NICERC Cyber Range
Have your laptop fired up and ready to go for this hands-on session! Tour the NICERC Cyber Range and take a look at how the Linux operating system can be used to work through a series of “hacking” exercises.

Presenters
avatar for Tommy Gober

Tommy Gober

Curr Dev Specialsit, NICERC
I am a former classroom teacher in Texas where I taught Computer Science, Networking, Computer Hardware, and Computer Programming. I have served on several states' standards committees, most recently Texas' Cybersecurity standards committee. I am a doctoral candidate with a research... Read More →


Monday June 17, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm
C/D
 
Tuesday, June 18
 

9:45am

NICERC Cyber Pathways
See how different schools, districts, and states are building pathways (STEM-based or CTE-based) to prepare their students for the jobs and careers of tomorrow.


Presenters
avatar for Tommy Gober

Tommy Gober

Curr Dev Specialsit, NICERC
I am a former classroom teacher in Texas where I taught Computer Science, Networking, Computer Hardware, and Computer Programming. I have served on several states' standards committees, most recently Texas' Cybersecurity standards committee. I am a doctoral candidate with a research... Read More →


Tuesday June 18, 2019 9:45am - 10:45am
AMES

1:30pm

Foundations of Computer Science for Teachers
Learn foundational computer science concepts and content to challenge the Texas CS 8-12 (TExES 241) and Praxis exams.

Presenters
avatar for John B Owen

John B Owen

Computer Science Project Manager, Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC)
John B. Owen is a founding member of WeTeach_CS, in partnership with Dr. Carol Fletcher and Amy Carrell, and serves as the chief writer and producer of all computer science related professional development. This includes several projects since 2015, including in-person workshops for... Read More →


Tuesday June 18, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm
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2:45pm

Computer Science Pedagogy: WeTeach_CS for HS
Are you teaching Computer Science 1 next year and need resources? Join this session to hear about WeTeach_CS for HS and best practices in CS pedagogy.

Presenters
avatar for Sally Lemkemeier

Sally Lemkemeier

Recent CS Graduate, CS Education Researcher, Princeton University
Sally has researched Computer Science Education extensively while earning her CS degree. She is especially interested in making CS more accessible to women and minority groups, and increasing exposure to CS in rural and low-income schools. She has written two papers with the help... Read More →
avatar for John B Owen

John B Owen

Computer Science Project Manager, Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC)
John B. Owen is a founding member of WeTeach_CS, in partnership with Dr. Carol Fletcher and Amy Carrell, and serves as the chief writer and producer of all computer science related professional development. This includes several projects since 2015, including in-person workshops for... Read More →


Tuesday June 18, 2019 2:45pm - 3:45pm
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Wednesday, June 19
 

10:30am

WeTeach_CyberSecurity, The New CS Pathway
Cybersecurity is now, more than ever, a critical part of our lives. Bad actors are lurking and preying on the unprepared - we must match and exceed their efforts. Students need to be prepared to join the ranks of cybersecurity professionals to help protect our interconnected world. Come hear from cybersecurity professionals and educators about the state of this critical industry, explore the TEKS for new cyber courses Texas is now offering, and the new pathway your students can join to prepare for the workplace.

Presenters
avatar for John B Owen

John B Owen

Computer Science Project Manager, Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC)
John B. Owen is a founding member of WeTeach_CS, in partnership with Dr. Carol Fletcher and Amy Carrell, and serves as the chief writer and producer of all computer science related professional development. This includes several projects since 2015, including in-person workshops for... Read More →
avatar for Tommy Gober

Tommy Gober

Curr Dev Specialsit, NICERC
I am a former classroom teacher in Texas where I taught Computer Science, Networking, Computer Hardware, and Computer Programming. I have served on several states' standards committees, most recently Texas' Cybersecurity standards committee. I am a doctoral candidate with a research... Read More →
avatar for John F Owen

John F Owen

Practice Manager, Data & Analytics, Set Solutions
John Owen is a Cybersecurity professional with more than 10 years of experience in physical and cybersecurity, network management and support, combined with a strong academic background in Digital Forensics and Mathematics. He currently leads the Data & Analytics practice at Set... Read More →


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
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