Code.org Summer Cohort registration is now open. Reserve your spot TODAY!
Grow your reputation with a diverse audience of K-12 computer science educators and stakeholders
Be a part of a first-of-its-kind professional learning experience centered on building prosperous K-12 CS programs
CS PD Week will attract a variety of educational professionals who are passionate about teaching, computer science, and professional growth. The knowledge these dedicated educators acquire will directly impact K-12 students across the state and inspire tomorrow’s skilled workforce.
Your support will ensure this formative experience remains affordable and accessible, while offering you an opportunity to build your reputation and brand recognition with a diverse set of CS educators and stakeholders.
Questions? Contact Sarah Phelps (firstname.lastname@example.org) to learn more and lock in your spot as a CS PD Week sponsor.
Date: July 17-23, 2023 Location: Bloomington Junior High School | Bloomington, IL Promotional Video: https://ltc.site/cspdweekvideo
Careers in computing are growing faster than any other employment category. In Illinois alone, 24,450 computing jobs open each month, despite fewer than 3,000 computer science graduates entering the statewide workforce each year.
At the same time, only 47% of Illinois high schools currently offer computer science courses – well below the national average. Where CS courses are offered, students of color, women, and low income students participate at markedly lower rates.
The need for broader, more equitable access to CS education is clear – and CS PD Week is how Illinois’ statewide K-12 community begins to close that gap.
Over the course of this 5-day event, new and experienced CS educators from around Illinois will:
Current K-12 educators (all experience levels) and educators interested in teaching CS in 2023-24.
To power this new initiative, the LTC has partnered with 3 statewide CS nonprofits, each committed to expanding student access to rigorous CS learning:
All sponsorships available on a first come, first served basis.
All sponsorship levels include additional opportunities to elevate your business or organization’s reputation among attendees.
Make a lasting impact with today’s students & be a part of Illinois’ CS-powered future
Contact Sarah Phelps (email@example.com) for more information on becoming a CS PD Week sponsor.