Sheraton Austin Georgetown Hotel and Conference Center – Georgetown, TX
Monday, June 17

10:00am CDT

Resources for Implementing CS into the Classroom, Elem through HS
The focus of this session will be to share CS resources for use in the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Most resources will be free to use, either by intend of publisher, or by trial / limited use license. Resources that require paid subscription will be identified. This will be a hands-on interactive participation and exploration session.
Participants should bring their own WiFi connected devices on which they can explore resources presented. Participants will be provided a bit.ly link to a Google doc containing links to resources.
Target audience for this session is CS teachers of 0 to 5 years experience, although more experienced teachers may find resources useful.


Randle Moore

Computer Science Teacher / Trainer, The University of Texas at Austin - WeTeach_CS

Monday June 17, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am CDT

1:15pm CDT

HHS Presents: Secure Your Mask Before Helping Others: Hacks for Security on Your Devices
This two-part presentation will provide an overview of the Hacker High School program and resources and materials available. In addition, the most popular topics in previous talks have been the discussion of simple things that you can use to improve your own digital experience and secure your information. The first part of this talk will focus on those ideas and discuss how to evaluate the many tools available to assist you.

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Kim Truett

Project Manager, Hacker High School
Kim Truett, Coordinator - kim@isecom.orgChuck Truett - chuck@isecom.org

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

2:30pm CDT

Java for Beginners - Tools and Resources
The participants will work through a variety of entry level Java programming problems. The session will also explore various resources including online and printed. Some of these resources are free and others have a fee structure.

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Sylvia Wood

Cybersecurity Education - Resources and More!, Leander ISD

Monday June 17, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm CDT
Tuesday, June 18

9:45am CDT

PLTW Cybersecurity
Project Lead The Way, a non-profit organization, is committed to providing students and teachers with inspiring and relevant learning and teaching experiences in Computer Science and Cybersecurity. Attendees will learn of the fully comprehensive Cybersecurity pathway that includes the AP courses Computer Science Principles and Computer Science A, along with the Cybersecurity course that is now part of the Cybersecurity pathway. Exceptional teacher training is provided for this curriculum that takes teachers to the sites of Computer Science/Cybersecurity Industries so they can see, first hand, the impact of CS and Cybersecurity on a company like Toyota, Lockheed-Martin or Cerner.


Susan Jones

Midway ISD
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Project Lead The Way

Director of School Success, Project Lead The Way
Tina Dellinger: tdellinger@pltw.orgApril Moon: amoon@pltw.orgFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/projectleadtheway?sk=wallTwitter: https://twitter.com/PLTWorgWhether building apps to meet client needs or exploring cybersecurity, PLTW Computer Science engages students in interdisciplinary activities that not only build knowledge and skills in computer science, but also empower students to develop essential skills such as problem solving, criti... Read More →

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

11:00am CDT

Computer Networking Cybersecurity Learning Labs on Jupyter Notebooks
Learning labs are the best environments in creating an engaging and collaborative environment for teaching computer networking and cybersecurity. We present teaching modules, lab content, and exercises on computer network security concepts with an instantaneous feedback mechanism on student learning levels. This will be an interactive session to demonstrate the tools, course content, and the auto-graded exercise capabilities.

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Deniz Gurkan

Associate Professor, University of Houston
Computer Networking Education

Tuesday June 18, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm CDT

1:30pm CDT

Build a Cybersecurity Escape Room
Interested in introducing your students to cybersecurity? How about developing your own cybersecurity escape room? Debi will walk you through the Youth Code Jam tabletop escape room and explain the ins and outs, ups and downs, this ways and that ways of creating your own escape room for your students, including design tips, narrative suggestions, types of challenges and puzzles and your role as gamemaker.

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Debi Pfitzenmaier

Executive Director, Youth Code Jam

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

2:45pm CDT

Cybersecurity Education - Resources and More!
How can Cybersecurity be integrated into the classroom or the current curriculum? What is the current state of cyber education in Texas? What are the national norms for cyber education? Why does it matter? Let's take a look at this thought provoking questions and view some valuable resources that can be used in addition to or independently from your current curriculum.

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Sylvia Wood

Cybersecurity Education - Resources and More!, Leander ISD

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

9:15am CDT

Summer Camps to Build Your Budget and Your club
Summer camps that cost almost nothing but raise thousands to build leadership in your Students as they host. Students teaching students and raising money doing what they love: Robotics.

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Angela Jumper

Teacher, Granbury High School
I have a passion for programming and security and love to prepare youth for the cyber careers of tomorrow. I coach Cyber Patriot for 4 yrs, CS Programming for 3 yrs and Robotics for 1 year. I love teaching Game development and instilling a love for technology in future generation... Read More →

Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:15am - 10:15am CDT

10:30am CDT

Hands-On, Minds-On: Teaching Computing and 21st Century Skills through Engineering Design
Discover a program that empowers students to develop and apply computational thinking skills to solve "real world" problems in a project-based environment. Engineering Applications of Computer Science Principles is a year-long, design-based high school course that integrates computer science (CS) with engineering design. Developed by University of Texas Engineering and Computer Engineering faculty, experienced secondary teachers and curriculum developers, and engineers with decades of industry experience, this hands-on course engages students in authentic engineering and CS practices. Come learn how we scaffold student acquisition and application of CS principles across a series of engaging and socially relevant design challenges.


Cheryl Farmer

Director of Precollege Engneering Education Initiatives, The University of Texas at Austin
cheryl.farmer@mail.utexas.eduI have worked at the interface of secondary and post-secondary engineering education for more than a decade. As the founding program director of the NSF-funded UTeachEngineering program, I have led the development, launch, and growth of an innovative high... Read More →

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

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