Description: Join the Allegheny Intermediate Unit and Intermediate Unit 1 for a gathering of regional K-12 educators who are committed to centering their attention on K-12 computer science education. This in-person event will take place on Monday, October 9, 2023 from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm at 475 East Waterfront Drive, Homestead, PA 15120.
Whether you’re a classroom teacher, school counselor, or district/building administrator this forum offers a unique opportunity for you to Discover current and emerging trends in computer science education, Connect with colleagues and peers and Plan for the future.
During the forum, you’ll hear comments from the keynote speaker, attend inspiring InfoByte breakout sessions focused on various themes in computer science education, and enter to win prizes you can use in the classroom!
You will also have a chance to visit with local and national vendors to gain insights into their latest curricula, products, and resources as you begin planning your budgets and scheduling for the 2024-2025 school year.
Background | It is well-known that computer science drives job growth and innovation throughout our economy and society. In 2022, Pennsylvania averaged 15,552 open computing jobs each month, offering an average salary of $89,590. It’ time for district administrators to reevaluate their curricula, products, and professional learning that will enable educators to provide robust and engaging computer science courses for all students.
Intended Audience | K-12 classroom educators, school counselors, district and building administrators.
Mark your calendars and join the 2023 Computer Science Educator’s Forum for a day of learning, collaboration, and fun.