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In response to the new Arizona CS education endorsement, Arizona State University is offering an online 7 week, 3 credit course “Introduction to Computer Science for Educators.” The course is now open for enrollment for spring semester 2020, Session B (the class starts March 16). As an introductory course, it is great for educators who are new to CS education, and for teachers seeking course credit toward the CS endorsement.
New CS Educator Courses at ASU 2019-12-10 07:00:00Z 0
Computer Science Education Week | December 9th-15th CSTA 2019-12-06 07:00:00Z 0
CSTA-Arizona Board Elections 2019-12-03 07:00:00Z 0
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SheTech Explorer Day (www.shetechexplorer.com) is a hands-on tech conference for high school girls 9th through 12th grade. This day-long event will include hands-on workshops in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). The City of Tucson is pleased to host SheTech Arizona for local high school girls in March 2020.
SheTech Explorer Day 2019-11-23 07:00:00Z 0
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Updates from the Computer Science community in Arizona from our November 19th Community Call (click here for agenda):
 
  • Microsoft Philanthropies TEALS School Applications Now Open
  • New #CSK8 Podcast Now Available
  • AZ STEM Collaborative Unconference
  • CSforAll Teachers CSEd Week Webinar
  • Google CSFirst Hour of Code Webinar
Click 'Read More' to see information about each of these programs
November Community Updates 2019-11-23 07:00:00Z 0
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CSTA 2020, set for July 11–15, in Arlington, Virginia, is shaping up to be our best conference yet! With more than 85 sessions, 28 workshops, 9 mini-sessions, 11 Birds of a Feather Conversations and 21 poster presentations, there is plenty to check out. 
CSTA 2020 Conference 2019-11-15 07:00:00Z 0
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CSTA-Arizona held it's 2019 Fall Summit in Prescott, Arizona on November 2nd. Educators from all over Arizona convened to attend sessions on Scratch, LocoRobo, p5js, Artificial Intelligence, and to plan for more local & community meetups in the four Arizona Regions.
CSTA-AZ Fall Summit 2019-11-02 07:00:00Z 0
The American Computer Science League (ACSL) has sponsored computer science
contests since 1978.  The contests are divided into divisions (Senior,
Intermediate, Junior, Classroom and Elementary) to appeal to a wide range of
student experience.  The Senior, Intermediate and Junior Divisions include
computer science topics and coding.  The Classroom and Elementary Divisions
do not require coding. ACSL is offering its 2018-19 contest question/solution set to CSTA teachers
who register for the first time.
American Computer Science League CSTA-Arizona 2019-09-29 07:00:00Z 0
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Updates from the Computer Science community in Arizona from our September 24th Community Call:
  • AzTEA Fall Conference
  • Elementary Professional Development
  • Dept of Education Webinars
  • Code.org CS Fundamentals Workshops
  • Native American Code Writers Program
  • iKidsCode Day of Learning
  • ASTA Fall Conference
Click 'Read More' to see information about each of these programs
October Community Updates CSTA-Arizona 2019-09-26 07:00:00Z 0
Code.org, CSforAll, and CSTA convened over 400 regional and international partners, policymakers, and district representatives for the first ever Global CS Education Conference (CSEdCon). Representatives from CSTA-Arizona, the Arizona Department of Education, and several districts across Arizona including Yuma and Prescott attended this event. The 2019 State of Computer Science Report was also released at this event - here's the progress Arizona has made in Computer Science Education
CSEdCon & State of Computer Science CSTA-Arizona 2019-09-25 07:00:00Z 0
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September 15th through October 15th is Hispanic Heritage Month. Here are several resources to share with students connecting students with Hispanic heritage to Computer Science & other STEM fields.
Resources for Hispanic Heritage Month CSTA 2019-09-17 07:00:00Z 0
Aspirations in Computing Educator Award CSTA 2019-09-16 07:00:00Z 0
Award for Aspirations in Computing for HS Students CSTA 2019-09-16 07:00:00Z 0
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If you are interested in serving on the CSTA-Arizona Board, please consider nominating yourself (or another person) for our upcoming CSTA-Arizona Board Elections.
CSTA AZ Board Nominations CSTA 2019-08-31 07:00:00Z 0
NCWIT Awards Ceremony 2019-06-13 07:00:00Z 0
AZ Educators - CSTA and ISTE Want Your Feedback on New CS Standards CSTA 2019-06-13 07:00:00Z 0
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CSTA-AZ held its first Fall Professional Development Summit for Arizona Computer Science teachers. Sessions were held on topics such as VEX Robotics, equitable recruiting & retention strategies, active learning in Computer Science, and the CyberPatriot competition.
CSTA-AZ Fall Meetup 2018 CSTA 2019-03-14 07:00:00Z 0
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On October 22, 2018, Arizona's State Board of Education voted to adopt new K-12 Computer Science Standards. The process to develop new Computer Science Standards began in January 2017. Since that time, the Arizona Department of Education (ADE) has collected public feedback on existing standards and convened working groups of educators, content experts, community members, and parents to create new standards. Click here to download Arizona's Computer Science Standards.
Arizona Adopts Computer Science Standards! CSTA 2019-03-14 07:00:00Z 0