This meeting continues the community building begun at the Fall meeting.
Presentations addressed public awareness of the nature of
Computer Science and steps we can take to effect positive change.
attached the results of the Philadelphia Area Computer Science Educators
2006 Winter Meeting at Drexel University. The file contains the
Program from the meeting
Short discussion summary from the meeting
Links to information presented in the meeting
Joyce's presentation on ACM and SIGCSE
Debbie Carter's presentation on CSTA
Andrew Ruether's presentation on Computer Science Certification
you check out page 5 of the document, which lists the discussion
some smaller groups that will be tackling some of the issues we all
face. Debbie Carter will be leading a group to address PA Computer
Science Standards. Get in touch with her at
firstname.lastname@example.org to join in
the effort. We also want to get a group to investigate certification.
Let me know if you are interested in working on this issue. We have a
great opportunity to improve computer science education in
consensus was that we would plan to get back together sometime around
the 3rd week in May, preferably at a high school. Please let me know if
you are interested in hosting.
all your support. Thanks again to Jeff Salvage and Drexel University
for hosting the meeting.