Please join Allyson Knox, Microsoft’s Senior Director of Education Policy, and, Patrick O’Steen, Microsoft’s TEALS Pacific Northwest Lead on Thursday, March 14 from 4:00 – 5:00 pm Mountain Time for an informational webinar about the Microsoft Philanthropies TEALS (Technology Education and Literacy in Schools) program. TEALS helps high schools throughout the US and British Columbia, Canada build and grow sustainable computer science programs. In its proven program, TEALS pairs trained computer science professionals from across the technology industry with classroom teachers to team-teach computer science. Industry volunteers and partner teachers create a ripple effect, impacting the students they teach, and the many students who will study CS in the future.
TEALS was founded in 2009 by former high school CS teacher and Microsoft engineer Kevin Wang, who now runs the program full time.
* Increase awareness about the importance of computer science education
* Highlight US and Montana K-12 computer science education progress
* Provide TEALS program overview (goals, structure, timeline)
* Facilitate discussion / Q&A
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