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 CompSci Con


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​What is it?

Georgia's First Regional Computer Science Summit: CompSci CON is a  FREE one-day summit that will immerse the students, teachers, and administrators into the world of computer scien​ce. This will be held in the Columbus area. The summit will have two parts: District Training for District Teams and an Interactive Student Experience for invited computer science students.


District Training

This workshop will address the challenges and successful practices for implementing Computer Science as a new K-12 discipline. You will walk away with an actionable plan for implementing CS in your schools, strategies for building CS teacher capacity, and a district CS plan aligned to standards and legislation.


District teams will be responsible for implementing this new and exciting discipline in K-12. A team consists of 4-6 members from the following categories:

§  1-2 District Level Coordinators (Superintendents, Asst. Superintendent, CTAE Director, etc)

§  1-2 School Administrator (Principal, Asst. Principal, Instructional Coach, etc.)

§  1-2 Teachers

§  1 Invested Support Personnel​ (Counselor, Media Specialist, IT staff, etc. )

 

Student Interactive Experience

8:00 am - 2:30 pm



There will be 6 rotations for student participants that will be focused on 5 conceptual tracks and an expo. The 5 tracks, composed of engaging, hands-on workshops, are: 

1.     CS 101: What does it take to become a Computer Scientist?

2.     How easy is the easy button: What does it take to write a program? 

3.     Alexa, your AI family member: How are AI and Robotics are changing our world?

4.     No More Secrets: How do we think about information security in our day-to-day lives?

5.     Fortnite for a living: How to design a gamified world? ​


Where/When?

November 14, 2019 from 8am - 5pm​



Columbus Convention and Trade Center

801 Front Avenue

Columbus, GA 31901

 

 

 

This event is invitation only. For more information, please contact Bryan Cox: bcox@doe.k12.ga.us



Summit Agenda


SW GA SCRIPT Training District Workshop @ CS4GA State CS Summit
AGENDA - November 14, 2019
8:30 - 5:30
District Training Student Summit
Time Activity Time Activity
8:30 AM Arrival 8:00 AM Registration and Welcome
8:30 - 9:00 Registration and breakfast 8:30 - 9:00 Welcome speaker
9:00 - 9:30 Welcome, Introduction to CS4GA and SCRIPT (Errika Moore Executive Director of TAG-Ed) & Opening Activity 9:00 - 9:40 Session 1
9:30 - 10:00 Fireside Chat (A4I Districts):
9:50 - 10:30 Session 2
10:00 - 10:15 Break and Transition to Breakout rooms 10:40 - 11:20 Session 3/ Lunch
10:15 - 12:00 District Group Work (Focus 1 & 2) 11:30 - 12:10 Session 4/ Lunch
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch & Learn 12:20 - 1:00 Session 5/ Lunch
1:00 - 1:30 Tour summit floor 1:10 - 1:50 Session 6
1:30 - 1:45 Transition to Breakout rooms 2:00 - 2:40 Session 7
1:45 - 3:00 District Group Work (Focus 3 & 4) 2:50 - 4:00 Travel home
3:00 - 3:15 Recap/Review
3:15 - 4:30 District Group Work (Focus 5 & 6)
4:30 - 4:45 Transition to large group session
4:45 - 5:30 Share out: 3 Districts & Wrap Up
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