Computer Science Leadership Summit October 8

The second annual Arkansas Computer Science Leadership Summit will take place on Thursday, October 8, 2015 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm at the Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences, and the Arts (ASMSA),

The theme is “Building and Sustaining Computer Science — Powering Minds, Businesses, and Communities.” If you are interested in finding engaging ways to improve computer science and information technology education in Arkansas, please plan to attend. Governor Asa Hutchinson promotes improving computer science education as one of the cornerstones of STEM education which will foster learning and will be a catalyst for Arkansas economy.  It is imperative that we join together to form business-education partnerships that will stimulate computer science learning and economic development.

The registration cost to attend is $50 which includes lunch and conference material, but will be waived for presenters.  Register now using the link below.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1ynypQg6HAKB146mTX6dgYNcZIgQRtjj6geQpaHoOcNs/viewform

This meeting is sponsored and organized by the Arkansas STEM Coalition, Computer Science Teachers Association Arkansas, the Arkansas Academy of Computing, and several businesses and other Computer Science supporters.

The agenda includes sessions on what and how to offer computer science courses in your school district, the role business partnerships play in the computer science initiative, cyber-security, developing the computer science pipeline through higher education, and a report from the Computer Science Task Force.

Parking is free.  Contact Dr. Suzanne Mitchell at 501-690-1518 or via email director@arkansasstemcoalition.com if you have any questions about the Computer Science Leadership Summit at ASMSA in Hot Springs on October 8th.  In addition, feel free to email Mr. Carl Frank, President of the Arkansas Computer Science Teachers Association, at frankc@asmsa.org  or call 501-860-0141.

2 thoughts on “Computer Science Leadership Summit October 8

  1. Andy Kuemmel

    Hi Daniel,
    This sounds great! We would love to do something like this in Wisconsin. Could you please share more with us? Thanks,
    Andy

    Reply
    1. Daniel Moix Post author

      Sure thing, Andy!

      This is the second summit we have done in Arkansas. CSTA Arkansas president Carl Frank and Arkansas STEM Coalition Executive Director Suzanne Mitchell were key in getting the summits started. I’ll email you to put you in touch with them.

      Reply

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