University of Delaware

Save the Date! March 23, 2017

On March 23, 2017, Partner4CS and the Delaware Department of Education jointly host a Summit for Computer Science Education at the University of Delaware campus in Newark, Delaware.  The summit is supported by the National Science Foundation and the Delaware Office of Economic Development.



The day-long conference is designed for:

  • State leaders and government officials interested in computer science education
  • Industry and business partners
  • Non-profit organizations interested in computer science education
  • District administrators
  • College counselors
  • School administrators
  • K-12 teachers
  • Higher education faculty interested in computer science education


Conference Agenda:

8:00-8:30 a.m. – Registration and Breakfast (Room 101A)

8:30-9:00 a.m. – Welcome and Brief Remarks (Room 101A)

9:00 a.m. – Keynote Presentation, Pat Yongpradit, (Room 101A)

10:00-10:30 a.m. -K-12 CS Education in Delaware: Luke Rhine & April McCrae, Delaware Department of Education (Room 101A)

10:30-10:45 a.m. – Coffee and Tea Break (Room 101A)

10:45-11:30 a.m. – Parallel Sessions

Session 0: CS Curriculum Resources (Room 101A)

Session 1:  Computer Science in Careers Industry Panel (Room 119)

11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. – Parallel Sessions

Session 0:  Integrating CS into Existing K-12 Curricula (Room 119)

Session 1:  Diversity and Equity in CS Education (Room 120)

12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. – Lunch (Room 101B)

1:30 p.m.-2:15 p.m. – Parallel Sessions

Session 0:  Delaware CS Teaching Community/Professional Development (Room 119)

Session 1:  CSTA K-12 Standards (Room 120)

2:15 p.m.-2:30 p.m – Coffee and Break

2:30 p.m.-3:15 p.m. – Parallel Sessions

Session 0:  Lessons Learned from Early CS Adopters (Room 119)

Session 1:  CS in Informal Learning Environments (Room 120)

3:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m. – Wrap Up & Networking Conversations