Category Archives: Coding in Schools

Coding in Schools Follow-up to October CEC Calendar Meeting

Thank you to everyone who came out and attended our CEC calendar meeting. Thank you in particular to our special guests Chancellor Carmen Fariña and Fred Wilson, Chair of CSNYC.

To follow-up on Fred’s talk about expanding coding education and computer science in schools, here are some upcoming events for teachers, principals and parents to check out:

We’ve listed these events and other coding in schools resources on our Coding in Schools page.

Coding in Schools Resources and CSNYC Meetups this Weekend

After our town hall this evening with Chancellor FariñaFred Wilson of CSNYC will be talking to us about efforts to expand coding in schools in NYC. In anticipation of his talk, we’ve published some resources for parents and teachers on our site at http://cec13.org/resources/coding-in-schools/.

More immediately, there are two CSNYC meet-ups that may be of interest, especially to teachers, this Saturday and Sunday. See http://www.meetup.com/CSNYC-Education-Meetup/ for more info.

TONIGHT: CEC Meeting w/ NYC Schools Chancellor Fariña followed by CSNYC Chair Fred Wilson. 5:30pm, PS 307.

REMINDER: Our CEC 13 meeting is TONIGHT (10/20) at PS 307 [map] in Vinegar Hill at 5:30pm. Chancellor Fariña will be joining us at 6pm sharp for a one hour town hall. Submit your questions for the Chancellor here.

Immediately after the Chancellor, at 7pm, we will be joined by Fred Wilson, who will discuss initiatives in the city, including the foundation he started, CSNYC, that are working to expand coding education in NYC public schools.

PLEASE ARRIVE BY 5:30pm TO GET A SEAT.

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Come Meet with Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña

A special Town Hall event hosted by CEC 13oct town hallThe CEC will also be joined by Fred Wilson at 7pm who will talk for a few minutes about CSNYC and efforts to expand initiatives in NYC public schools that teach computer science and coding education.