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
Tuesday, July 14 • 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Changing Computing Education Policy in Your State

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Real change in the distributed US education system is made locally. National groups like
Code.org and CSTA are generating enthusiasm for computing education, but making
change at the state, district, and school level requires the active participation of
individuals and local organizations to engage policy makers, superintendents, and
communities. A reform process for improving computing education pathways will take
place at multiple stages (from elementary/middle/high schools, community and four-year
colleges, and universities) and state by state. The leaders in this session are changing
computing education in California, Massachusetts, and Georgia. Their goal is to make
computing education accessible to all students. They will present approaches that have
worked in each state, and what’s not worked, to show how different states need different
strategies. Most of the session is interactive: The audience will caucus by state, and will
then pose state-specific questions to the panel.


W. Richards Adrion

W. Richards (Rick) Adrion, with Renee Fall (UMass), Mark Guzdial (Georgia Tech) and Barbara Ericson (Georgia Tech), directs the Expanding Computing Education Pathways (ECEP) Alliance. ECEP is designed to increase the pipeline of women and underrepresented minorities entering K-20... Read More →

Renee Fall

Renee Fall is co-PI for the Expanding Computing Education Pathways (ECEP) Alliance, which is supporting state-level computing education reforms (www.ecepalliance.org). She is also project manager of the Commonwealth Alliance for Information Technology Education (CAITE) (www.caite.info... Read More →

Mark Guzdial

Mark Guzdial is a Professor in the School of Interactive Computing in the College of Computing at Georgia Institute of Technology. He studies how people come to understand computing and how to make that more effective. He leads the CSLearning4U project to create ebooks to help high... Read More →

Debra Richardson

Debra Richardson is Professor of Informatics at UCIrvine, which she joined in 1987. In 2000, she became department chair of Information and Computer Sciences (ICS), which she led to become the only UC computing-focused school, and was appointed founding dean of the Bren School of... Read More →

Tuesday July 14, 2015 2:45pm - 3:45pm
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