The Computer Science for ALL Summit to be Held This Week in Memphis, Tennessee
CSforALL brings its annual conference to Memphis, TN and unveils the commitments to computer science education made by organizations across the country
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MEMPHIS, TN — For the sixth year, CSforALL is delighted to announce that the 2022 CSforALL Summit will be hosted in Memphis, Tennessee at The Guest House at Graceland. Beginning on October 19, 2022 and ending on October 21, 2022, this event will bring together the K-12 computer science community to share, learn, and celebrate the #CSforALL movement in partnership with Memphis’ own CodeCrew.
“CSforALL is proud to bring national and local speakers, thought leaders, CS experts and education activists and advocates to Memphis for the sixth CSforALL Summit for a three-day convening to discuss the advancement and the celebration of commitment to action within the computer science education movement,” Leigh Ann DeLyser, Executive Director, CSforALL.
The CSforALL team has tapped notable computer science and education experts to share their stories and experience throughout the three-day event. Featured speakers are Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson; Múkami Kinoti Kimotho, Royelles’ CEO and chief girl crusader; and Tonyaa Weathersbee, leader of Chalkbeat Tennessee.
Themed “Game Changers in CS,” this event encourages attendees to explore the question of what idea, policy, event, or individual could significantly shift the movement forward to ensure that computer science becomes an equitable, integral, and sustainable part of the K-12 experience for all students.
“CodeCrew is so excited to partner with CSforALL to bring the Summit to Memphis! From our diverse, innovative coding programs to our recent computer science legislation, we have a lot to celebrate in Memphis and across Tennessee as we promote the importance of computational thinking to 21st century education,” Meka Egwuekwe, Executive Director, CodeCrew.
CSforALL is the national hub of the computer science for all movement with a mission to make high-quality computer science an integral part of K-12 education in the United States. We connect providers, schools and districts, funders, and researchers working toward the goal of providing quality CS education to every child in the United States, and engage with diverse stakeholders leading computer science initiatives across the nation to support and facilitate implementation of rigorous, inclusive and sustainable computer science. For more information: www.csforall.org Twitter: @CSforALL
CodeCrew is a non-profit tech organization that empowers youth and adults in Memphis from underrepresented communities in tech to be tech innovators and producers through practical, hands-on computer science education and training. Meka Egwuekwe, CodeCrew’s Executive Director and Co-Founder penned an Op-Ed in the Los Angeles Times about how to Erase the Digital Divide, as well as an Op-Ed in the San Francisco Chronicle about the importance of Building a Black Middle Class by Eliminating Four-Year Degree Requirements in Tech. For more information about CodeCrew, visit www.code-crew.org.
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