Sheraton Austin Georgetown Hotel and Conference Center – Georgetown, TX

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Monday, June 17

1:15pm CDT

Building the Computational Mindset in STEM Education to Scale Computer Science For All (Panel)
To integrate the foundational CS skills of pattern recognition, decomposition, abstraction and algorithms and the computational thinking dispositions/practices in K-12. Are you finding roadblocks to scale CS for All? How do you promote STEM integrated thinking through CT/CS? Do other teachers help build the mindset to prepare students; try coding and creating apps? You will be given the opportunity to brainstorm solutions to your unique classroom, school or district. Together is better in dealing with the politics of CS Education!

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Joseph Kmoch

CS Education Consultant, Milwaukee Public Schools
I retired about a dozen years ago after teaching math and computer science for 34 years in Milwaukee Public Schools. While teaching I was involved in AP CS starting with a group of students in Fall, 1983. I became a reader and table leader for free response questions for many years... Read More →
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Sylvia Wood

Cybersecurity Education - Resources and More!, Leander ISD
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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 →
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Karen North

Computer Science Education Researcher, NCWIT / AAUW
Karen North is a retired computer science, math, and CATE teacher with 30 years experience in public schools. She is a CS4TX.org leader, a Code.org affiliate, NCWIT Houston Aspirations coordinator, AAUW Expanding Your Horizons Conference coordinator, ISTE Computing Teachers Network... Read More →

Monday June 17, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm CDT
Tuesday, June 18

1:30pm CDT

Growing Teacher Advocacy Leaders
Are you curious about expanding your role as a advocate for computer science education? Come to this session to learn about local and national opportunities to better understand and speak out about expanding CS education. Your knowledge, experience, and expertise can drive the CS for All movement.

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Ryan Torbey

Project Specialist, Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC)
rtorbey@tacc.utexas.eduRyan Torbey is a computer science education advocate and former technology teacher. He is employed at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) as a Project Specialist as he pursues his PhD in STEM Education at the University of Texas. His research focuses... Read More →
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Sarah Dunton

ECEP Alliance Director, ECEP Alliance
Talk to me about: Building networks to sustain state broadening participation in CS efforts; Diversity in computing; Data & landscape reports; ECEP & the NSF BPC Alliance work

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

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