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Conference registration (which includes an afternoon community session on Sunday, July 12, Monday night’s event at UT Dallas and all general and plenary sessions on Tuesday, July 14) is $100 if you register by April 15. 

From April 16-June 26 the price is $150 and after that the price goes up to $225. 

Workshops are a separate price, and this year we have expanded our offering to include some on Sunday, as well as Monday. The price for workshops is $100 for the first one, and then $50 for each additional workshop (maximum number of three). 

*Please note that CSTA does not cover the cost of registration, travel or accommodations for speakers or attendees. 

Please email any questions to t.nash@csta-hq.org
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Tuesday, July 14 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Computer Science Principles Curricula

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Several recent sessions at CSTA and elsewhere have provided details about the development, piloting, and exam format of the NSF/College Board Computer Science Principles (CSP) project. Other presentations have highlighted individual projects and implementations of the CSP course. These courses differ in many respects – from choice of programming language, to the degree of emphasis on the Internet, and more. As schools move to adopt the CSP framework, develop courses, and deliver them, teachers and administrators look to national models for curricula that can be adopted and adapted to suit local needs. In this session, we highlight six NSF- and private/non-profit-funded projects that have developed, piloted, and made available CSP curricula. The single- session, active format facilitates direct comparisons of the approaches. 

Speakers
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Owen Astrachan

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Bennett Brown

Bennett Brown is Director of Instruction for Computer Science at Project Lead The Way (PLTW), a nonprofit provider of K-12 STEM programs implemented in over 6,500 U.S. schools. He collaborates with a team of PLTW teachers and writers who have developed a K-12 computer science pathway, including a CS Principles curriculum and professional development implemented in 240 schools last year. Bennett earned degrees from M.I.T. and the University of... Read More →
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Baker Franke

Baker Franke is the K-12 Curriculum Development Manager and leader of the CS Principles curriculum project for Code.org. He is a former high school computer science teacher, CSTA Leadership Cohort member and vice-president of the Chicago CSTA chapter. He most recently taught from 2005-2014 at the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools where he taught introductory through advanced computing courses including AP Computer Science, CS Principles... Read More →
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Dan Garcia

Dan Garcia is a Senior Lecturer with Security Of Employment in the EECS Department at UC Berkeley, and joined the faculty in 2000. He was chosen as an ACM Distinguished Educator in 2012, serves on the ACM Education Board, the AP Computer Science Principles Development Committee, and is the faculty champion for the local CSTA chapter. He is the co-developer of an engaging introductory computing course for non-majors, "CS10: The Beauty and Joy of... Read More →
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Jeff Gray

Jeff Gray is Professor of Computer Science at the University of Alabama and the PI on the NSF-supported CS4Alabama project that provides year-round CS Principles training to 50 Alabama teachers. He is also the PI on a new NSF project that introduces cooperative learning professional development for CS Principles teachers. Jeff is currently serving as a Code.org K5 facilitator and training over 500 elementary school teachers. Since 2004, Jeff... Read More →
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David Malan

David J. Malan is Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Computer Science in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and a Member of the Faculty of Education in the Graduate School of Education at Harvard University. He received his A.B., S.M., and Ph.D. in Computer Science from the same in 1999, 2004, and 2007, respectively. He teaches Harvard College's largest course, Computer Science 50, otherwise known as CS50, and edX's largest... Read More →
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Ralph Morelli

Ralph Morelli is the Principal Investigator of the Mobile Computer Science Principles(Mobile CSP) project, an NSF-funded CS-10K project to provide CSP professional development training to high school teachers. He has been teaching Computer Science at Trinity College in Hartford since 1985. 
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Nigamanth Sridhar

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Tuesday July 14, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
Spicewood

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