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
Sunday, July 12 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Beauty and Joy of Computing (CS Principles) on edX

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The Beauty and Joy of Computing (BJC) is an introductory computer science curriculum developed at UC Berkeley (and adapted at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte and NC State), intended for high school juniors through university non-majors. It was used in two of the five initial pilot programs for the AP CS Principles course being developed by the College Board and the National Science Foundation. Our overall goal is to support the CS10K project by preparing instructors to teach the AP CS Principles course through the BJC curriculum. In this workshop, we will share our experiences as instructors of the Beauty and Joy of Computing CS Principles course at the university and high school level, provide a glimpse into a typical week of the course with hands-on activities, and share details of the 2015-2016 edX SPOC course that teachers could use in their classroom.


Tiffany Barnes

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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... Read More →

Josh Paley

Josh Paley is a Computer Science and Mathematics teacher at Henry M. Gunn HS in Palo Alto, CA, where he helped to grow the computer science program from 50-60 students to about 350 in 2015, including significant growth in the number and percentage of female students. He is excited... Read More →

Sunday July 12, 2015 6:00pm - 9:00pm
International IV

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