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CS Education Programs

Students are introduced to fundamental computer programming concepts as well as what possibilities lie when students learn how to code

Jams

Engaging 1 day 1-2 hour session that informs students of fundamental coding concepts and gets them excited to learn more!

Bootcamps

Engaging 1 day 4-6 hour program to excite students and provide them with the skill sets to create their own websites or mobile applications.

Academies

An 8 to 10 week program that meets once a week for 1-1.5 hours designed to immerse students in the fundamentals of Computer Science & Entrepreneurship.

Code as a Second Language

Goal

The objective is to introduce, engage, and inspire students about careers in computer science and entrepreneurship.

Structure

The course is structured as an in-class session with assignments that do not require background in computer science.

Students will also have the opportunity to learn from and connect with industry professionals who will serve as facilitators and speakers throughout the session.

The course will culminate in a showcase event during the evening of the last day of class to provide professional experience for the students.

Expected Outcomes

  • Students will develop an understanding of fundamental core programming concepts and syntax
  • Develop an interest in entrepreneurship, which will be supplemented with industry guest speakers where appropriate
  • The students will be funneled to LOFTNetwork.org that provides:
  • Connection to other students, mentors, networking, resources, STEM-related events
    • Potential internships and full-time positions with Fortune 500 companies.
    • Ongoing on-line instruction

Instructors

  • Instructors Code as a Second Language Fellows supplement by software engineers or other technology Professionals, where feasible.

 

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